Israel is located in the Southern Levant, a region known historically as Canaan, the Land of Israel, Palestine and the Holy Land. In the early first millennium BCE, the Israelite kingdoms of Israel and Judah emerged, before falling to the Neo-Assyrian and Neo-Babylonian empires, respectively.
Israel, country in the Middle East, located at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea. Jerusalem is the seat of government and the proclaimed capital, although the latter status has not received wide international recognition. Learn more about Israel, including its history.
Israel By: History.com Editors Updated: May 11, 2021 | Original: June 30, 2017 copy page link Israel is small country in the Middle East, about the size of New Jersey, located on the eastern...
Definitions and Notes Geography Location Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Egypt and Lebanon Geographic coordinates 31 30 N, 34 45 E Map references Middle East Area total: 21,937 sq km
The State of Israel is a country in southwestern Asia on the eastern side of the Mediterranean Sea. Israel is the only Jewish country, and the spiritual home for Jews all over the world. Israel's population was 8.1 million people in 2013 and 6.04 million are Jewish.
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(February 2023) Visual History of Israel by Arthur Szyk, 1948. The history of Israel covers an area of the Southern Levant also known as Canaan, Palestine or the Holy Land, which is the geographical location of the modern states of Israel and Palestine.