Israel - Total land mass: 20,770 sq km. About the size of...

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Total land mass: 20,770 sq km. About the size of New Jersey Natural resources include timber, potash, copper ore, natural gas, phosphate rock, and magnesium bromide. Population: 7,112,359 GAZA STRIP
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State of Israel: History 587 BCE Babylonian thru 1948 British First ruled by the Babylonian, then Persian and H ellenistic until the Romans army arrived in 333 BCE The Roman army led by Titus conquered Jerusalem and destroyed the Second Temple at 70 CE. Jewish people were then exiled and dispersed to the Diaspora. During the British rule in Palestine, the Jewish people were subject to great violence and massacres directed by Arab civilians or forces of the neighboring Arab states. During World War I I , the Nazi regime in Germany decimated about 6 million Jews creating the great tragedy of The Holocaust May 14, 1948- Declaration of I ndependence for the modern State of I srael was announced on the day that the last British forces left I srael
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