The Biblical land of Israel is also known as Zion, which is the central concept of Judaism. The capital of Israel is Jerusalem and the official languages of the country are Hebrew and Arabic. Majority of the population comprises of the Jewish and the Arabs and 4.2% of the population comprises of others. The currency of Israel is shekel.
Israel is a developed country with a parliamentary form of government with the Prime Minister as the head of the government. Knesset is the name of Israel’s legislative body. The economy on the basis of GDP statistics is the 41st largest economy in the world. William J. Clinton had once remarked, “American and Israel share a special bond. Our relationship is unique among all nations. Like America, Israel is a strong democracy, a symbol of freedom, and an oasis of liberty, a home to the oppressed and persecuted.”