More About Isreal...
  • Israeli Arabs have been elected to every Israeli parliament since the founding of the state.
  • Arabic is one of Israel’s two official languages.
  • 20% of Israel’s citizens are Arabs.
  • Israel has rescued over twenty thousand black Jews from persecution in Ethiopia.
  • Israel was one of the first countries in the world to have a female Prime Minister.
  • Israel elected a female Prime Minister back in 1969.
  • Tel Aviv beat out New York, Toronto and London to be named the best gay city in the world.
  • Israel has permitted openly gay soldiers to serve in the army since 1993.
  • Jews are the indigenous people of Israel and have lived there, uninterrupted, for over 3,000 years.
  • Israel is the ONLY Middle Eastern country to recognize Same Sex Unions.
  • Israel has offered the Palestinians a state of their own on 5 separate occasions - they refused each time.
  • Israel gave Egypt the Sinai Peninsula (3 times larger than Israel itself) in exchange for a peace treaty.
  • Israel has treated over 3,000 Syrians wounded in the Syrian civil war.
  • Israel passed legislation to prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation back in 1992.
  • Miss Israel 1999 was an Israeli Arab.
  • 15% of Israel’s citizens are Muslim.
  • Israel is home to thousands of Muslim refugees.
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