Israel Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: The most popular food is falafel or deep fried balls of ground chickenpeas. Eggplant is another popular food.  Israelis eat... More
  • Family: Israeli children are generally pampered. The equality of women is protected by law but often overridden by religious traditions. More
  • Fashion: Daily wear is generally informal Western style. Orthodox Jews wear traditional clothing every day. Some orthodox males wear their hair... More

Israel Facts

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Capital Jerusalem
Government Type parliamentary democracy
Currency ILS
Population 7,707,042
Total Area 8,019 Square Miles
20,770 Square Kilometers
Location Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Egypt and Lebanon
Language Hebrew (official), Arabic used officially for Arab minority, English most commonly used foreign language.

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