25 Facts About Israel That Show Why It’s A Very Interesting And Controversial Country

It’s not your average country. Considering the media presence it has and the roll it plays in international politics, Israel punches well above its weight. And whether you believe that it is the worst thing to ever happen or whether you believe that it is literally God’s gift to Earth, it is indisputable that Israel has played a significant role on the world stage. It is possibly the most controversial country in the world, which is saying a lot considering that there are nations like North Korea out there. But why has Israel occupied such a significant and sizable portion of the political realm. Size wise, it is rather unimpressive. It is little more than a small strip of desert. You could run across it in roughly 2 hours. How can such a small and insignificant country persist despite being surrounded by enemies? Even its allies have often not been so fond of it. As we said earlier, regardless of your position on the country, it certainly makes for an interesting read when you look back at its history. At the very least, by the time you finish this list you will have a better understanding of 25 Facts About Israel That Show Why It’s A Very Interesting And Controversial Country!

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In spite of its large media presence, Israel is very small. You can run across it from east to west in 2 hours and north to south in 9 days

In spite of its large media presence, Israel is very small. You can run across it from east to west in 2 hours and north to south in 9 daysSource: frontpagemag.com, Image: wikipedia
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Underweight models are banned in Israel to help prevent anorexia

Underweight models are banned in Israel to help prevent anorexiaSource: nydailynews.com, Image: wikipedia
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Israel is the only nation on Earth to draft women into the military

Israel is the only nation on Earth to draft women into the militarySource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia
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Robert F Kennedy was assassinated for his support of Israel. This was claimed by some to be the first act of political violence in the US stemming from the Arab-Israel conflict

Robert F Kennedy was assassinated for his support of Israel. This was claimed by some to be the first act of political violence in the US stemming from the Arab-Israel conflictSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia
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Jerusalem Syndrome is an actual psychological phenomenon caused by visiting Jerusalem

Jerusalem Syndrome is an actual psychological phenomenon caused by visiting JerusalemSource: wikipedia, Image: pixabay


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