Capital: Jerusalem; note - Israel proclaimed Jerusalem as its capital in 1950, but the US, like nearly all other countries, maintains its Embassy in Tel Aviv
Population: 6,276,883 (July 2005)
Location: Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Egypt and Lebanon
More information about Israel
- Jerusalem Post, The
Israel's English newspaper with articles and information about Israel, Jewish affairs, and developments in the Middle East.
- Wikipedia: Israel
Wikipedia Israel includes history, politics and law, economy, demographics, culture, religion, and military information.
- Tel-Aviv University (20)
- Technion - Israel Institute of Technology (8)
- Hebrew University (19)
Israeli organization which monitors and documents human rights violations in the West Bank and Gaza Strip and engages in advocacy campaigns for positive change.
- Israel Museum
Emphasis on the material culture (past, present and future) of the Land of Israel and the Jewish people.
- Israeli West Bank Barrier (6)
- University of Haifa (9)
- Nice Systems
Computer telephony integration products that provide logging, monitoring and management solutions for voice, fax and data.
- RAD Group (7)
- Gush Shalom Israel-Palestine Peace Bloc
Israeli grassroots peace movement.
- National Insurance Institute of Israel
Israel's social welfare agency. The NIII distributes unemployment insurance, family allowances, old-age pensions, and other types of social security.
- Virtual Jerusalem
Provides news, editorials, history, and travel information relating to Israel and the worldwide Jewish community.
- Ministry of Finance (1)
- Ministry of Health
In Hebrew and English.
- Beth Hatefutsoth - The Diaspora Museum
Cultural and educational institution providing multiple avenues of personal historical identification.