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    Israeli language

    The State of Israel is a country in the Middle East, belonging to Asia, whose capital is Jerusalem (with limited recognition). It has a population of 9 million inhabitants (97º), and an area of ​​22,072 km 2 (150º). Its human development index is very high (22nd) and its official currency is the new Israeli shekel. And what language is spoken in Israel? What language do they speak in Israel? Israel has an official language, Hebrew. Arabic had official status until July 2018; however, it currently has a “special status” in the country and is used on official documents by law.…

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  • Israeli history

    The Jewish people The people of Israel (also called the “Jewish people”) trace their origin to Abraham, who established the belief that there is only one God, the creator of the universe. Abraham, his son Isaac (Isaac), and his grandson Jacob (Israel) are known as the patriarchs of the Israelites. All three patriarchs lived in the Land of Canaan, which later became known as the Land of Israel. They and their wives are buried in the Ma’arat HaMachpela, the Tomb of the Patriarchs, in Hebron (Genesis Chapter 23). Israel’s name derives from the name given to Jacob (Genesis 32:29). His…

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    Israeli music

    The music of Israel is an integral part of Israeli culture. Archaeological finds indicate that musical culture existed in modern Israel four thousand years ago. Apparently, at that time it was no different from the musical culture of neighboring nations. With the development of Judaism, a special tradition of temple music arose in the Jewish kingdoms, which after the destruction of the Second Temple was partially preserved in the synagogue music that developed both in Israel and in the Jewish diaspora. Later, the region was dominated by a pan-Arab musical tradition that influenced European music during the Crusades. In the…

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  • Israeli traditions and customs

    What traditions and customs are there in Israel? We will know the customs and traditions of Israel. Gastronomy Food in daily life Falafel, ground chickpeas mixed with onions and spices, are rolled into balls and fried, served on pita bread as a sandwich. Other popular dishes include tabuleh (a salad of Bulgarian wheat and chopped vegetables), hummus (chickpea paste), grilled meats, and eggplant. Cumin, mint, garlic, onion, and black pepper are used for flavor. Baklava is a popular dessert of Arab origin and consists of a flake dough coated with honey and walnuts. The coffee is often prepared in the…

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