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Miguel Ángel Liz made this presentation about Israel for his English language class.

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  1. 1. Israel by Miguel Liz F.dez 2014
  2. 2. Israel It is in Asia, on the south-eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea. On 29 November 1947, 15 May 1948.[10][11][12] Neighboring Arab armies invaded Palestine on the next day and fought the Israeli forces.[13] Israel has since fought several wars with neighboring Arab states,[14] in the course of which it has occupied the West Bank, The capital is Jerusalem
  3. 3. Israel Population: 7,908,000 people Land area: 60,000 km2 Languages: Hebrew and Arabic Main cities: Assab, Massawa, Hala'ib, Puerto Sudán, Safaga, Hurghada, El Suweis, Sharm el-Sheij, Eilat, Aqaba, Dahab, Jedda, Al Hudaydah and Jerusalem Monetary unit: Israeli new shekel Neighbouring countries: Egypt, jordan and lebanom Government: Unitary parliamentary republic Head of state/president/king/queen:Shimon Peres
  4. 4. Additional data: Israel Israel enjoys the highest average milk production in the world, close to 12,000 kg/cow/year, despite having a very hot climate. Monetary unit: Israeli new sheke The climate: Overall, Israel has a sunny climate with about 6 hours of light in the winter and 12 in summer. For this reason, it is one of the pioneers in the use of renewable energies. Approximately 60% of the area is desert
  5. 5. Origins and history: Israel On May 14, the State of Israel is proclaimed. David Ben-Gurion is its first prime minister. Neighboring Arab countries declare war, but Israel survives. During the Six-Day War, Israel attacks Egypt. Israel occupies the West Bank,
  6. 6. Israel Main cities: Jerusalem *One of the oldest cities in the world *Holy for Christians, Jews, and Muslims *Capital of Israel
  7. 7. Israel Main cities: Haifa * is the largest city in northern Israel * third-largest city in the country *Another 300,000 people live in towns
  8. 8. Israel Main cities: Tel Aviv *with a population of 414,600 within its administrative limits * Israel's largest metropolitan area, containing 42% of Israel's population * which is collectively home to 3,464,100 residents
  9. 9. Israel Traditions:The notion of the "Land of Israel", known in Hebrew as Eretz Yisrael, has been important and sacred to the Jewish people since Biblical times. According to the Torah, God promised the land to the three Patriarchs of the Jewish people. Israel is at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea, bounded by Lebanon to the north, Syria to the northeast, Jordan and the West Bank to the east, and Egypt and the Gaza strip to the southwest. It lies between latitudes 29° and 34° N, and longitudes 34° and 36° E.
  10. 10. Israel Traditional food: Pita - It's called the national bread of Israel. Tabouleh or tabbouleh - salad made from parsley and ​ wheat Shakshouka - a dish prepared by frying onion, chopped tomato and paprika. Falafel-Croquettes are made from chickpeas ​ Son empadas Burekas-fried pastries. Sabich - sandwich Shawarma - Made meat fish
  11. 11. Israel Sport: Football and basketball are the most popular sports among the Israeli population. They are also popular, although somewhat less than the previous two, handball and athletics among other sports. Olympic medals in Israel usually wins judo, fencing, canoeing and windsurfing.
  12. 12. Israel Interesting places to visit: - Jerusalem (Old City) - Masada - The Dead Sea - The Galilee - Mount of Olives - Mount Sinai - Caesarea National Park
  13. 13. Israel Reference: ● ●