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    • 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
    • Israel Created by Mr. Raponi
    • The Land
      • Israel’s landscape includes plains, deserts and highlands.
      • In the far north lie
      • the _____________ mountains.
      • The _____________ highlands lie in the south.
      Galilee Judean
    • Land II
      • The _____________ lies between Israel and Jordan and it is nine times saltier that the average ocean.
      • The _____________ desert covers almost half of the country.
      • The
      • _______________ River is the longest of Israel’s few rivers.
      Yes, It’s Salty!!!!!! Dead Sea Negev Jordan
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    • Climate
      • Israel’s climate varies from north to south.
      • _______________ Israel has a Mediterranean climate that has hot summers. About 40 inches of rain falls here each year.
      • ________________ Israel has a desert climate that has 120 degree heat and only receives one inch of rain per year.
      North Southern
    • Mining and Manufacturing
      • Israel is the most industrialized country of the Middle East. Israelis produce
        • Clothing
        • Chemicals
        • Building Materials
      • ___________________ is Israel’s largest manufacturing center.
      • Mining is important to Israel’s economy.
      Tel Aviv-Yafo
    • Agriculture
      • Israelis have done many things to help improve the soil.
      • The coastal plains produce citrus fruits such as oranges, grapefruits, and lemons.
      • Farming occurs in the Negev area, but only with the help of
      • ____________________, which is a process of bringing water from a place that has plenty of it, to an area that does not.
      Irrigation
    • People of Israel
      • Today, Israel has approximately
      • __________________ people and 80% of the population is Jewish.
      • The largest cities within the country include
        • Tel-Aviv Yafo
        • Haifa
        • ________________, the capital.
      6.7 Million Jerusalem
    • Jerusalem- The Holy City
    • Early History
      • Many people in Israel trace their origins to the
      • _______________ who set up a kingdom in the capital in 1000 B.C.
      • By 922 B.C. the kingdom had split into two states, Israel and
      • ________________.
      Hebrews Judah
    • More Early History
      • Over time, the area of Israel was ruled by a series of people-Greeks, Romans, and Byzantines.
      • It eventually became
      • known as _______________ and many Jews from Europe moved there.
      • These Jewish settlers, known
      • as _____________________ wanted to set up a homeland for Jewish people.
      Palestine Zionists
    • Modern Israel
      • In ______________, the United Nations voted to divide Palestine into both a Jewish and an Arab state.
      • The Arabs were not in favor of this and rejected the action.
      • A series of Arab-Israeli wars have been fought for many years. Even today, there is fighting taking place.
      1947
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