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  Geography of Israel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Israel is divided into four regions: the coastal plain, the central hills, the Jordan Rift Valley, and the Negev Desert.
In Israel the Rift Valley is dominated by the Jordan River, Lake Tiberias (known also as the Sea of Galilee and to Israelis as Lake Kinneret), and the Dead Sea.
The climate is determined by Israel's location between the subtropical aridity of the Sahara and the Arabian deserts, and the subtropical humidity of the Levant or eastern Mediterranean.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Geography_of_Israel   (1668 words)

  
 Districts of Israel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
There are six main districts of Israel, known in Hebrew as mehozot (מחוזות; singular: mahoz) and fifteen sub-districts known as nafot (נפות; singular: nafa).
The Judea and Samaria district, however, is not included, since it has not been annexed by Israel.
 * This district is not recognized by the UN and most nations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Districts_of_Israel   (187 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Districts of Israel
District capital: Ramla Ramla (Hebrew רמלה; Ramlāh; Arabic الرملة ar-Ramlah, colloquial Ramleh), is a city in the Center District of Israel in Israel.
The Southern District, or South District, of Israel, is one of six districts, and is the largest in terms of land area.
Israel is bordered by Lebanon in the north, Syria, Jordan and the West Bank in the east, and Egypt and the Gaza Strip in the south-west.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Districts-of-Israel   (1580 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Jerusalem District
The Jerusalem District is one of six districts of Israel.
Jerusalem There are six main districts of Israel, known in Hebrew as mehozot (singular: mehoz) and thirteen sub-districts known as nafot (singular: nafa).
According to a Basic Law of Israel enacted in 1980 (the Jerusalem Law) Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, and is the center of Jerusalem District; it serves as the country's seat of government and otherwise functions as a capital.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Jerusalem-District   (579 words)

  
 Israel
The State of Israel (Hebrew: מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל, transliteration: Medinat Yisra'el; Arabic: دَوْلَةْ إِسْرَائِيل, transliteration: Dawlat Israil) is a country in the Middle East on the eastern edge of the Mediterranean Sea.
Israel was the birthplace of Judaism in the 17th century BCE and of Christianity at the beginning of the 1st century CE.
The population of Israel is predominantly Jewish with a large non-Jewish minority, mostly comprising Muslim, Christian, and Druze Arabs.
creekin.net /n90-israel.html   (2452 words)

  
 Israel
The State of Israel (Medinat Yisrael in Hebrew, Daulat Israil in Arabic) is a country in the Middle East on the eastern edge of the Mediterranean Sea.
Israel is widely regarded as being an undeclared nuclear power -- it operates nuclear facilities and is generally believed to be in the possession of nuclear warheads.
As of 2001, 81% of Israel's population (excluding the non-Jewish population of the West Bank and Gaza) is ethnically Jewish.
www.askfactmaster.com /Israel   (3246 words)

  
 Israel - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Israel has no constitution; it is governed under the 1948 Declaration of Establishment as well as parliamentary and citizenship laws.
The state of Israel is the culmination of nearly a century of activity in Zionism.
Israel eventually yielded to strong pressure from the United States, the USSR, and the United Nations and removed its troops from Sinai in Nov., 1956, and from Gaza by Mar., 1957, as UN forces were sent to the Sinai and Gaza to keep peace between Egypt and Israel.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/I/Israel.asp   (3396 words)

  
 Electoral Reform for Israel: A Realistic Proposal
Israel can easily be divided into twelve districts, based on the country's present planning and administrative subdivisions.
Pre-1967 Israel is presently divided into fourteen planning and administrative subdistricts as shown on the map, which, with two minor changes, would meet the requirements for permanent electoral districts.
Each of the electoral districts would be allocated its share of Knesset seats in proportion to its percentage of the country's total population.
www.jcpa.org /dje/articles2/electrefprop.htm   (1040 words)

  
 Israel Biography,info
Israel held the Lebanese government responsible for the attack, as it was carried out from Lebanese territory, and initiated an air and naval blockade, airstrikes across much of the country, and ground incursions into southern Lebanon.
Israel is bordered by Lebanon in the north, Syria and Jordan in the east, and Egypt in the south-west.
Israel is not a member of the International Criminal Court as it fears it could lead to prosecution of Israeli settlers in the occupied territories.
www.danceage.com /biography/sdmc_Israel   (6927 words)

  
 Top20Israel.com - Your Top20 Guide to Israel!
Israel is bordered by Lebanon and Syria in the north, Jordan and the West Bank in the east, and Egypt and the Gaza Strip in the south-west, and has coastlines on the Mediterranean in the west and the Gulf of Eilat (also known as the Gulf of Aqaba) in the south.
Israel's Jewish population continued to grow at a very high rate for some years, and was fed by further waves of Jewish immigration following the collapse of the USSR.
Israel currently plans on expanding existing large West Bank settlement blocs, and maintains the current impasse in the peace process —negotiations toward a permanent peace treaty featuring a two-state solution— cannot be restarted until the Palestinian government dismantles terrorist groups.
www.top20israel.com   (3730 words)

  
 Israel - Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The State of Israel (Hebrew: מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל;, transliteration: Medinat Yisrael; Arabic: دَوْلَةْ اِسْرَائِيل, transliteration: Dawlat Israil) is a country in the Middle East on the eastern edge of the Mediterranean Sea.
Religious authorities, which are comprised of the ministry of religion and the Chief Rabbinate of Israel, have jurisdiction only in five distinct areas: marital and burial laws, Jewish status of immigrants, Kashrut and the Sabbath.
Israel is formally at war with Iraq, Syria, Saudi Arabia, and Lebanon.
www.basicjudaism.org /israel.html   (4690 words)

  
 Jerusalem, Israel
According to Israeli Jerusalem Law, Jerusalem is the capital of the State of Israel, and is the center of Jerusalem District; it serves as the country's seat of government and otherwise functions as capital.
The Western half of the New City became part of the new state of Israel, while the eastern half, along with the Old City, was annexed by Jordan.
The UN Security Council, in UN Resolution 478, declared that the 1980 Jerusalem Law declaring Jerusalem as Israel's "eternal and indivisible" capital was "null and void and must be rescinded forthwith" (14-0-1, with United States abstaining).
www.creekin.net /c4505-n90-jerusalem-israel.html   (4012 words)

  
 Israel Districts
Israel, the Jewish state, was created on 1948-05-14, as the British withdrew from their mandate.
During the Six-Day War (1967-06-05 to 1967-06-10), Israel occupied the Sinai Peninsula (later restored to Egypt), the Golan Heights (eventually annexed, but internationally viewed as occupied territory), the Gaza Strip, and the West Bank.
At the end, it consisted of the districts of Galilee and Acre, Gaza, Haifa, Jerusalem, Lydda, and Samaria.
www.statoids.com /uil.html   (582 words)

  
 Raise that Flag, Limor! (Michael Freund) April, 2001
Israel is famous for many things, but civil discourse isn't one of them.
In a political culture oddly reminiscent of American professional wrestling, with its outlandish scripts, bizarre characters and predictable cliffhanger finales, Israel's democracy is as vibrant as it is chaotic.
Tom Segev, considered to be one of Israel's top journalists, labeled Livnat the "Batwoman of Zionism" and asserted, "Her fury transforms her into a sister of the Buddha-smashing Taliban in Afghanistan" (Ha'aretz, March 16).
www.freeman.org /m_online/apr01/freund2.htm   (722 words)

  
 Israel messy regions - Message - Forum :-) Hospitality Club
There are also silly things like "between haifa and tel aviv" (which includes the "Sharon"...) I don't know how it is with other countries which I'm not familiar with their geography, but if you take Garmany for example you can see it all organized beautifully according to the German states.
Officially Israel is divided into seven districts (One of them is the western bank which is also an issue by itself, but that's politics now...) The last post about this subject was posted in July 04 (http://secure.hospitalityclub.org/hc/forum.php?action=DisplayMessage&StartMessa geId=1634) but nothing was done since then.
saying that the western bank is a part of israel is like saying that tibet is apart of china, or east timor is a part of indonisea etc...
secure.hospitalityclub.org /hc/forum.php?action=DisplayMessage&StartMessageId=29084   (741 words)

  
 People's Weekly World - Sharon war policy wrecks Israeli economy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Even if we subtract the $3 billion in annual U.S. military aid to Israel, most of which goes to pay for Israeli purchases from U.S. armament corporations, there still remain almost NIS 30 billion, or about $7 billion to be extracted from Israeli taxpayers to cover the costs of the brutal occupation.
The former “development towns” in the southern Negeb and northern Galilee districts of Israel should be renamed “poverty-stricken towns.” They are suffering from mass unemployment up to 25 to 35 percent of the job-seeking residents.
The second line should be to separate Israel from the Bush administration’s plans for a war against Iraq and his drive for U.S. military, political and economic control of the Middle East and Central Asia.
www.pww.org /article/view/1786/1/103   (900 words)

  
 Israel Bonds
One of the largest sources of institutional investment capital in Israel is from U.S. pension funds through the purchase of Israeli government bonds.
Palestinian neighborhoods inside Israel are isolated and routinely discriminated against at every level.
Israel also uses bond money to resettle new immigrants from around the world, including the United States.
www.globalexchange.org /countries/palestine/bonds.html   (412 words)

  
 The Florida Jewish Directory - Israel Map & Jewish Demographics
Israel declared its independence on the 14th of May 1948.
Israel is not a wet country (the Jordan is its only main river), and only the north sustains agriculture.
The Flag of Israel is based on the design of the tallit, the prayer shawl worn by Jewish men (and by some women in Reform and Conservative congregations) during certain services.
www.floridajewishdirectory.com /Florida/map_israel.htm   (529 words)

  
 Israel Policy Forum
The following is a summation of current Israel Press coverage of last weeks protest against the Gaza Withdrawal.
In a display of opposition to Ariel Sharon’s disengagement plan, over 70,000 people – mostly settlers and ultra-religious Zionists – stretched in a human protest chain from the Erez Crossing in the Gaza Strip to the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City Sunday.
“The organizers divided Israel into 30 districts, each of which was allocated a team that was responsible for organizing a link in the chain,” wrote Bohadana.
www.israelpolicyforum.org /display.cfm?rid=1283   (732 words)

  
 USCCB - NAB - 1 Chronicles 13
he said to the whole assembly of Israel: "If it seems good to you, and is so decreed by the LORD our God, let us summon the rest of our brethren from all the districts of Israel, and also the priests and the Levites from their cities with pasture lands, that they may join us;
Then David assembled all Israel, from Shihor of Egypt to Labo of Hamath, to bring the ark of God from Kiriath-jearim.
David and all Israel went up to Baalah, that is, to Kiriath-jearim, of Judah, to bring back the ark of God, which was known by the name "LORD enthroned upon the cherubim."
www.nccbuscc.org /nab/bible/1chronicles/1chronicles13.htm   (444 words)

  
 1 Samuel 11:3 The elders of Jabesh said to him, Give us seven
And the elders of Jabesh said unto him, Give us seven days respite, that we may send messengers unto all the borders of Israel; and then, if there be none to save us, we will come out to thee.
And the elders of Jabesh said to him, Allow us seven days, and we will send messengers into all the districts of Israel; and if there be no man to deliver us, we will come out to thee.
And the elders of Jabesh said to him, Give us seven days respit, that we may send messengers to all the borders of Israel: and then, if there is no man to save us, we will come out to thee.
www.bible.cc /1_samuel/11-3.htm   (430 words)

  
 Wages in Israel, by Locality: 2001, by Alon Etkin, April 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
This report, the sixth in a series, shows that employed persons in Arab towns and villages receive the lowest average monthly wage -- NIS 5,252.
Employed persons living in more affluent localities -- those able to balance their budgets without aid from the central government -- receive an average of NIS 9,363 monthly.
Low average monthly wages characterize the localities in the southern (NIS 6,772) and northern (NIS 6,186) districts of Israel, compared with the higher average monthly wages in the central district (NIS 8,440) and the Tel Aviv district (NIS 8,318).
www.adva.org /WagesIsraelEnglishsummary.htm   (206 words)

  
 1 Samuel Chapter 11 / DBY
And he took a yoke of oxen and cut them in pieces, and sent throughout the territory of Israel by the hand of messengers, saying, Whoever comes not forth after Saul and after Samuel, so shall it be done to his oxen!
And he numbered them in Bezek, and the children of Israel were three hundred thousand, and the men of Judah thirty thousand.
And they said to the messengers that had come, Thus shall ye say to the men of Jabesh-Gilead: To-morrow ye shall have deliverance when the sun is hot.
bible.christiansunite.com /bibles.cgi?v=dby&b=1Sa&c=11   (460 words)

  
 Israel - City Population - Cities, Towns & Provinces - Statistics & Map
Israel - City Population - Cities, Towns & Provinces - Statistics & Map
The districts of Israel and all cities of more than 20,000 inhabitants.
The population of Hazafon includes the total population of the annexed part of the Golan, the population of Yerushalayim includes the total population of the annexed East Jerusalem, and the total population of Israel includes the Israelian population in Gaza and the West Bank.
www.citypopulation.de /Israel.html   (69 words)

  
 1 Samuel 11 - Darby’s Translation - Bible Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
3 And the elders of Jabesh said to him, Allow us seven days, and we will send messengers into all the districts of Israel; and if there be no man to deliver us, we will come out to thee.
And the fear of Jehovah fell on the people, and they came out as one man. 8 And he numbered them in Bezek, and the children of Israel were three hundred thousand, and the men of Judah thirty thousand.
And there Saul and all the men of Israel rejoiced exceedingly.
www.christnotes.org /bible.asp?ViewBible=1+Samuel+11&Version=DRB   (451 words)

  
 WHKMLA : Historical Atlas, Israel Page
External Online Map : West Bank, Palestinian Authority Areas A & B from Israel in Maps, posted by Isr.
The Arab-Israeli Conflict in Maps, from The Jewish Agency for Israel
History of Israel & Palestine (with maps), from Masada 2000
www.zum.de /whkmla/histatlas/arabworld/haxisrael.html   (1118 words)

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