|State of Israel מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל (Hebrew) دولة إسرائيل (Arabic)|
|Ethnic groups (2019)||74.2% Jews 20.9% Arabs 4.8% other|
|Religion (2019)||74.2% Judaism 17.8% Islam 2.0% Christianity 1.6% Druze 4.4% other|
What country was Israel before?
When World War I ended in 1918 with an Allied victory, the 400-year Ottoman Empire rule ended, and Great Britain took control over what became known as Palestine (modern-day Israel, Palestine and Jordan).
Which countries Cannot visit Israel?
Countries You CANNOT Visit with an Israel Passport Stamp
- Iraq** (Iraq not Iraqi Kurdistan)
Which countries are boycotting Israel?
Twenty-two countries ban direct flights and overflights to and from Israel. These are Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen.
Is Israel a rich country?
Israel was ranked 19th on the 2016 UN Human Development Index, indicating “very high” development. It is considered a high-income country by the World Bank.