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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.
Jun 30, 2017 ˇ 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 ...
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History of Israel ˇ Periodisation ˇ Prehistory ˇ Bronze and Iron Ages ˇ Babylonian, Persian, and Hellenistic periods (586–37 BCE) ˇ Roman period (64 BCE–4th century ...
The modern State of Israel links its history back to the ancient kingdoms of Israel and Judah that emerged during the Iron ...
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
On May 14, 1948, David Ben-Gurion, the head of the Jewish Agency, proclaimed the establishment of the State of Israel. U.S. President Harry S. Truman recognized ...
HISTORY of Israel: Timeline ; 1904-14, Second Aliya, mainly from Russia and Poland. ; 1909, First kibbutz, Degania, and first modern all-Jewish city, Tel Aviv, ...
Jul 6, 2021 ˇ “Israel” first appears near the end of the 13th century BC within the Egyptian Merneptah Stele, referring apparently to a people (rather than a ...
A timeline of key dates and events in Israel's history starting in 1896. ... Israel's first national election; David Ben-Gurion elected Prime Minister ...