Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in Western Asia, located on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea. It has land borders with Lebanon to the north, Syria to the northeast, Jordan on the east, the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and Gaza Strip to the east and west, respectively, and Egypt to the southwest. The country contains geographically diverse features within its relatively small area. Israel's economic and technological center is Tel Aviv, while its seat of government and proclaimed capital is Jerusalem, although the state's sovereignty over Jerusalem has only partial recognition.
Here's the latest for Friday February 22nd: Jussie Smollett denies charges; New election ordered for NC congressional district; Strike talks for Oakland, California teachers; Israeli spacecraft heading.. USATODAY.com - Published
Israel has taken an important first step to the Moon following the launch of its privately-built Beresheet lunar lander, which entered space late yesterday aboard a SpaceX rocket. The SpaceX Falcon 9..
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from Florida carrying Israel's first lunar lander on a mission that if successful will make the Jewish state only the fourth nation to ever to achieve a controlled..
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Every winter, as sea temperatures drop, sharks seeking warmer waters head to a northern Israeli shore, drawing enthusiasts who take the plunge in hopes of catching a glimpse of the enigmatic predators... USATODAY.com - Published
Edward Kaprov makes a final adjustment to the oversized, traditional-style camera perched on a heavy tripod aimed at an Israeli military jeep near the Gaza border. Kaprov, a professional photographer,.. USATODAY.com - Published
Many Jews in Minnesota are upset by her recent tweets suggesting that members of Congress support Israel because they’ve been bought off. But an official of a Minnesota Muslim advocacy group calls.. USATODAY.com - Published