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History of Israel The nation of Israel is the world's first Jewish state in two millennia. It represents for Jews the restoration of their homeland after the centuries-long Diaspora that followed the demise of the Herodian kingdom in the 1st century ce. As such, it remains the focus of widespread Jewish immigration.
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Israeli independence in 1948 was accompanied by an exodus of Arabs from Israel, the Arab–Israeli conflict and a subsequent Jewish exodus from Arab and Muslim ...
Prehistory · British Mandate of Palestine... · State of Israel (1948–present)
Around 10th millennium BCE, the Natufian culture existed in the area. Antiquity. Main article: History of ancient Israel ...

Capitaland largest city: Jerusalem; (limited recognition); 31°47′N 35°13′E / 31.783°N 35.217°E
Currency: New shekel (₪) (ILS)
Official languages: Hebrew
Religion (2019): 74.2% Judaism; 17.8% Islam; 2.0% Christianity; 1.6% Druze; 4.4% Others;
Jun 30, 2017 · Much of what scholars know about Israel's ancient history comes from the Hebrew Bible. According to the text, Israel's origins can be traced ...
Feb 9, 2010 · Modern Israel has its origins in the Zionism movement, established in the late 19th century by Jews in the Russian Empire who called for the ...
Milestones: 1945–1952. NOTE TO READERS “Milestones in the History of U.S. Foreign Relations” has been retired and is no longer maintained ...
In 2000 BC, the Jewish Patriarch Abraham was promised the land of Israel by God. Abraham's descendents became the Jewish people. The Kingdom of Israel emerged ...
Aug 15, 2016 · Scholars draw largely on three sources to reconstruct the history of ancient Israel — archaeological excavations, the Hebrew Bible and texts ...
Before his death, Moses appointed Joshua as his successor to lead the 12 tribes of Israel. The rule of Israelites in the land of Israel started with the ...