Israel A-Z

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Last updated: April 12, 2016
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a
Holiest Bahai city, also formerly a crusader city.
Acco
b
First Prime Minister of Israel
David Ben-Gurion
c
The mount on which the prophet Elijah did battle with the priest of Baal
Carmel
d
Ethnic minority that although Arabic speaking, are drafted into the army (an off-shoot of Islam,secrative religion)
Druze
e
Southern-most city
Eilat
f
Pomelit and Jaffa Oranges are types of what Israeli export
fruit
g
First name of the first female Prime Minister of Israel
Golda Meir
h
Third-largest city, and example of co-existance
Haifa
i
The largest religion after Judaism in Israel
Islam
j
Capital City
Jerusalem
k
The name of the Israeli Parliament
Knesset
l
Country to the north of Israel
Lebanon
m
Refugee camps that housed, primarily, the almost 1 million Jews that were thrown out of Arab countries after the State of Israel was created
Ma'abarot
 
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n
Church in Bethlehem which tradition holds is the place where Jesus was born
Church of the Nativity
o
This former Prime Minister has been convicted on charges of fraud
Ehud Olmert
p
The old man of Israeli politics (was elected to serve in 1959 until he became the 9th Israeli President in 2007)
Shimon Peres
q
The Q____ of Sheba came to visit Solomon
Queen
r
The sea to the south of Israel
Red Sea
s
The church where tradition holds Jesus was killed and resurected: Church of the Holy ____
Sepulcher
t
Most famous/respected of the universities in Israel
Technion/The Hebrew University
u
The British returned their mandate to this body
UN
v
Place where wine is grown (generic English name)
Vineyard
w
Frist President of Israel
Chaim Weizman
x
Filipina care-giver Rose Fostanes (the Israeli Susan Boyle) won the debut show of this international program
X-Factor
y
Name of the tribe from which most Jews are descendant (the English spelling will also work)
Yehuda
z
Term used to describe a person dedicated to the Jewish Homeland
Zionist
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