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Israel 101

Israel 101

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Published by: Francesca Sophie Scholl Padovese on Mar 25, 2011
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Stand
With
Us
 
Regional
World Religions
Christianity: 2 billion peopleIslam: 1.3 billion peopleHinduism: 900 million peopleBuddhism: 360 million peopleJudaism: 14 million people
Christian Popuation in the Midde East
Israel is the only Middle Eastern country where theChristian population is thriving instead of disappearing.Between 1948 and 1998, Israel’s Christians grew fourfold,from 34,000 to 130,000.
Israe’s Size Compared to Arab Word
•Israel’slandmassisabout
1
/
625
(
1
/
6
of 1 percent)
thesizeoftheArabWorld
5.5 million Israeli Jews;
300millionMiddleEasternArabsandMuslims
URLlinksforallsourcescitedinthisbookletareatwww.standwithus.com
Israel’s territory is 8,019 square miles (sq. mi.).That makes it smaller than…
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In the following pages, you will learn how the Jewish people restored their national independence in their ancestralhomeland after 2,000 years of living under the rule of others. You will see how this young state built a vibrant societyand how it lives up to the ethical and humanitarian ideals of both its ancient heritage and of modern times despite thechallenges it faces.You will also learn about global terrorism. Some terrorist organizations described in this booklet have cells around theworld and have attacked countries worldwide, from the U.S. to India. Because of its location and history, Israel has beenforced to stand on the frontlines of the global war against organized terrorism.
Reigious majorities incountries around the word
•56Islamic•49RomanCatholic•20Protestant•
12 Eastern Orthodox
•
4 Hindu
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1 Jewish
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