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  Israel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Israel is bordered by Lebanon in the north, Syria and Jordan in the east, and Egypt in the south-west.
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 not a member of the International Criminal Court as it fears it could lead to prosecution of Israeli settlers in the occupied territories.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Israel   (7354 words)

 Israel and weapons of mass destruction - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Israel is widely believed to possess a substantial arsenal of nuclear weapons and intermediate-range ballistic missiles to deliver them.
Israel is suspected to be one of the three nuclear-armed, sovereign nation-states not to sign or ratify the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), the other two being India and Pakistan.
Israel insisted the material was non-toxic, was to have been used to test filters that protect against chemical weapons, and that it had been clearly listed on the cargo manifest in accordance with international regulations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Israel_and_weapons_of_mass_destruction   (1590 words)

 Israel (05/06)
Israel and the PLO subsequently signed the Gaza-Jericho Agreement on May 4, 1994, and the Agreement on Preparatory Transfer of Powers and Responsibilities on August 29, 1994, which began the process of transferring authority from Israel to the Palestinians.
Israel’s tech market is very developed, and in spite of the pause in the industry’s growth, the high-tech sector is likely to be the major driver of the Israeli economy.
Israel has diplomatic relations with nine non-Arab Muslim states and with 32 of the 43 Sub-Saharan states that are not members of the Arab League.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/3581.htm   (5922 words)

Israel's first monarch resembled in many respects the judges who had preceded him, for the simple reason that, under his rule, the Hebrew tribes did not really coalesce into a nation.
Abroad, Israel's friendly relations with Juda assumed to permanent character by the marriage of Athalia the daughter of Achab and Jezabel, with Joram the son of Josaphat; and in point of fact, Israel was at peace with Juda throughout the twenty-two years of Achab's reign.
Owing chiefly to the fact that Israel's enemies had grown weaker on every side, the new king was able to eclipse the victories achieved by his father, Joas, and to maintain for a while the old ideal boundaries both east and west of the Jordan (2 Kings 14:28).
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08193a.htm   (6971 words)

 The EU's relations with Israel - Overview
Israel and the EU are to examine ways to strengthen co-operation in counter-terrorism, terrorism financing, prevention of radicalisation and terrorists recruitment, migration issues, trafficking of human beings its fight against crime, cyber-crime and money laundering.
Israel's special status is the result of its high level of scientific and research capability the dense network of longstanding relations in scientific and technical co-operation between Israel and the EU.
Israel's partnership with the EU on research and technical development began with the Fourth Framework programme in August 1996, and continued with the EU's 5th Framework Programme (1999-2002), and the
ec.europa.eu /comm/external_relations/israel/intro   (3474 words)

Israel became independent on 14th May 1948 according to the United Nations resolution of 29th November 1947.
One conclusion is that Israel has only three official flags which are included in the primary and secondary legislation.
"Israel" is the new name of the State, but the inscription is also a remnant of the phrase "Peace over Israel," which had been part of an earlier proposal.
flagspot.net /flags/il.html   (1864 words)

Although Israel withdrew its last settlers from the Sinai in April 1982, the fragile Mideast peace was shattered on June 9, 1982, by a massive Israeli assault on southern Lebanon, where the Palestinian Liberation Organization was entrenched.
Israel destroyed PLO strongholds in Tyre and Sidon and reached the suburbs of Beirut on June 10.
In early July, Israel was involved in war on a second front—which was soon to overshadow the fighting in Gaza—after Hezbollah fighters entered Israel and captured two Israeli soldiers on July 12.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107652.html   (2898 words)

 Birdwatching and birding tours in Israel
This year we will be joining the SPNI (Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel) at their stand at the British Birdwatching fair.
Isabelline Shrikes are rare in Israel and are normally autumn migrants.
After a lull in passerine migration and with the cold fronts grounding most soaring birds we knew it was just a matter of time before a new wave of birds arrive.
www.birdingisrael.com   (785 words)

 Israel News.Net
Israel championed, encouraged, and basked in, the achievements of Ilan Ramon.
Israel News.Net is part of an international network of news sites, dedicated to the major regions, countries and cities of the world.
Links to Israel sports sites, and a regional map are also features of our site, and we regularly provide polls of general interest.
israelnews.net   (1186 words)

Israel is a Western-normal country living "in a region of fanaticism and despotism." Therefore "Israel must...
Israel's paternalism towards the backward Arabs has not worked; they may be medieval, but they have learned to operate modern weapons in pursuit of their monomanical dream of exterminating Israel.
Israel has been pressured into concessions time and again for "peace" only to find it is never enough to satify the Arabs -- because their objective is not peace.
www.think-israel.org   (14098 words)

 Israel Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
Israel - Administrative Divisions from Atlas of the Middle East, U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, January 1993 (41K)
Israel - Land Use from Atlas of the Middle East, U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, January 1993 (107K)
Israel - Population Density from Atlas of the Middle East, U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, January 1993 (114K)
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/israel.html   (595 words)

 Consulate General - Philadelphia
The film "Hizbullah - Attacks by Proxy", produced by the Israel Foreign Ministry (6 min), describes the Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon and the subsequent terror attacks against Israel, with the support of Syria and Iran.
PM Olmert: "Israel will not give in to extortion by the Palestinian Authority and the Hamas government, which are led by murderous terrorist organizations.
 The Consul General is the highest-ranking representative of the State of Israel to the Mid-Atlantic region, consisting of Delaware, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and southern New Jersey.
philadelphia.mfa.gov.il   (604 words)

 israelinsider: Israel's daily online news magazine
Many in Israel and abroad were convinced that the strategic position of Hizballah and its sponsors in Tehran and Damascus will improve following the war.
This was a war fought to defend the principle that Israel can retreat to the Green Line and defend itself from there.
Since my landing in Israel I've experienced a calm and peace of mind that has eluded me ever since the Expulsion of Gaza in August 2005.
www.israelinsider.com   (855 words)

 Welcome to StateofIsrael.com!
Prime Ministers of Israel from 1948 until the Present : Photos and timeline of Israeli prime ministers from the state's inception to the present, as well as the party affiliation of each prime minister.
Promulgated on June 28, 1919, this portion of the Covenant - along with the Balfour Declaration - formed the basis for the establishment of the British Mandate government, the last government in charge of Palestine prior to the creation of the State of Israel in 1948.
It was created and is run by Israelis and Zionists and is dedicated to all who care about the welfare of the State of Israel.
stateofisrael.com   (705 words)

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Iran's foreign minister said on Sunday that Israel would be making "a fatal mistake" if it resorted to military action against Iran’s nuclear program.
From Israel’s Gaza pullout, to the threat of a nuclear Iran, to the prospects of a papal visit, Israel and its neighbors kept drawing the world's spotlight.
European Union diplomats say that Israel's policies on east Jerusalem are making it difficult to reach a peace settlement with the Palestinians.
www.cbn.com /cbnnews/Israel   (428 words)

 Main Page Index - Zionism and Israel -Encyclopedia / Dictionary/Lexicon of Zionism/Israel/
Definitions of Zionism General History of Zionism and the Creation of Israel History of Israel and Zionism Historical Source Documents of Israel and Zionism
This work and individual entries are copyright © 2005 by Ami Isseroff and Zionism and Israel Information Center and may not reproduced in any form without permission unless explicitly noted otherwise.
Individual entries may be cited with credit to The Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Zionism and Israel
www.zionism-israel.com /dic   (382 words)

 Bank of Israel - Shalom!
The Bank of Israel position regarding the 2007 budget
Bank of Israel Annual Report 2005, Statistical Appendix, General Government and How It Is Financed - updated files
Report to the public of the discussions in the Bank of Israel prior to the setting of the interest rate for September 2006, PDF file -
www.bankisrael.gov.il /firsteng.htm   (260 words)

 Israel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
In a survey of 33 of the nation's largest circulation daily newspapers, ADL found that an overwhelmingly majority of the papers clearly labeled Hezbollah as a terrorist organization and supported Israel's response to Hezbollah's unprovoked attacks.
Israel Prepared to Compromise for Peace, Prime Minister Tells ADL Leaders (12/21/04)
ADL Praises Lord Richard Rogers for Opposing Ban of Israel at Venice Biennale
www.adl.org /main_israel.asp   (325 words)

 Permanent Mission of Israel to the UN
Permanent Mission of Israel to the UN Representative of Israel to the United Nations
This site introduces Israel's positions on important U.N. related issues, and offers a full range of information about Israel's activities in the United Nations, its different bodies and agencies.
Permanent Mission of Israel to the United Nations • 800 Second Avenue New York, NY 10017
www.israel-un.org   (429 words)

 Israel Travel and Hotels Guide - inisrael.com -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Find special offers and great deals on leading hotels in Israel, car rentals and travel services, along with updated information and rich content about Israel.
Though Israel’s capital city is located in the Middle East, there are many people who believe that Jerusalem still represents the epicenter of world events and happenings.
Take a Virtual step, Israel amazing virtual tours from around the country more...
www.inisrael.com /tour/main.html   (187 words)

Taglit-birthright israel: Hillel Trip - If you're Jewish, age 18-26, and have never been on a peer-group trip to Israel, Hillel offers the best ways for you to have the time of your life in Israel.
Hillel’s Winter Israel Experiences - Hillel is delighted to offer a variety of eight to ten day Israel trips for students with previous Israel experience.
The Israel on Campus Coalition (ICC) convened an emergency summit.
www.hillel.org /israel/default   (228 words)

 Congressman Steve Israel (D-NY) | Official Website
Sign up for Congressman Israel's Email Updates on important issues that affect Long Island communities and people.
Israel Receives Commitment from Army on Shortages of Anti-Bleeding Bandages for Troops
On Saturday April 22, he was invited to the ceremony to ratify the new government leaders, accompanying the US ambassador, Zalmay Khalilzad.
www.house.gov /israel   (456 words)

 The Israeli Government's Official Website, by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
FM Livni at joint press conference with Spanish FM Moratinos, Sept 11 (Reuters): Even if the Palestinians form a unity government, Hamas is a terror organization, and in order for it to become legitimate, it must accept the conditions of the Quartet, including recognizing Israel.
Israel's war against Hizbullah in Lebanon and UNSC Resolution 1701
Video footage, photographs and numerous documents confiscated by security forces show active support of terrorism, advocate violence against Jews, Israel and the U.S. in Palestinian schools.
www.mfa.gov.il /mfa   (499 words)

 Ethnologue report for Israel
The number of languages listed for Israel is 34.
Speakers went to Israel from 1950 to 1960.
They are emigrating from the Caucasus Mountains to Israel at the rate of 2,000 a year.
www.ethnologue.com /show_country.asp?name=Israel   (1028 words)

 Israel, country, Asia
, which are occupied by Israel.) It is bordered by Lebanon in the north, Syria and Jordan in the east, the Mediterranean Sea on the west, Egypt on the southwest, and the Gulf of Aqaba (an arm of the Red Sea) on the south.
The capital and largest city of Israel is
This article deals primarily with the events in Israel from 1948 to the present.
www.factmonster.com /id/A0825647   (126 words)

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