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Israel is a country located on the southeastern edge of southwest Asia.
Israel is bordered by about 7 countries or regions. In the north it is bordered by Lebanon, To the east by Syria and Jordan, on the south-west Egypt, The Gaza strip (Palestine) to the west and on the far west the Mediterranean sea.
Israel is found on the continent of Asia. Surrounded by various countries.
The climate of Israel is predominantly a Mediterranean climate.
Long, hot and rainless summers.
Short relatively cool, rainy winters.
The sub climate is variable depending on the proximity to the Mediterranean.
Climate 2 The rainy season extends from October to early May, and rainfall peaks in December through February . Rainfall varies considerably by regions from the North to the South . Highest rainfall is observed in the North and center parts of the country and decreases in the southern part of Israel, from the Negev Desert to Eilat where rainfall is negligible . Heavy snow falls only in the northernmost part of Golan Heights where the Mount Hermon summit ( 2,224 m above sea level ) remains generally snow covered from December to March . In other parts of the country snow is observed rarely .
Circumcision: An event in a new born baby boys life…. When a baby boy is born on the eighth day they have to go under a small operation.
Hanukah: Is the celebration known as “festival of lights”. This is to celebrate the writing of Moses in the Torah.
Sabbath: on Sabbath day the Jewish Israelis light a set of candles.
Before every meal the members of a family (Jews) pray and bless the food. There is always a loaf of bread which is prayed upon and then broken up for each person to get their share… the bread is then dipped into salt. Another part of the meal blessing is when everyone drinks a non-alcoholic drink resembling wine or blood.
Tourism in Israel includes various locations, of which are a mix of cultural, religious and historical sites.
Israel has the highest number of museums per capital in the world.
Two of the most famous sites being the Red sea and The Dead sea. Israel is also bordered with the Mediterranean sea.
Israel has quite a wide variety of places to visit. And all these places are a mix between Jewish, Christian and Islamic backgrounds.
Additional slide Economic: Israel had to over come a potential economic barrier. They had limited water supplies so improvised with what they had and figured out a good irrigation system and fixed the problem. Now that they have corrected that problem, one of their main exports is citrus fruits.
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