A Small but Great Holy Land
St. George monastry in Wadi Kelt, the Judean Desert
Flood. No less well known and prosperous than Jaffa is its contemporary, the an- cient city of akko.
israel is also home to unique flora and fauna — but this you will see with your own eyes when you come to visit our country.
Despite its rather small size and a population of only a little over seven mil- lion (1/1000th of the world population), israel holds
a fairly significant place in world economics and cul- ture. Per capita, israel has:
a Gross Domestic Prod-
uct of more than $34,000, which places it 22nd in the world for standard of living;
the largest number of
an extremely high num-
ber of registered patents for inventions and discoveries.
israel holds second place worldwide (after the US) for the number of high- tech companies and range of high-tech commodities produced. More than 30% of the workforce holds a higher degree.
The majority of residents can't explain why they want to live in israel, but they have thousands of expla- nations for why they won't live in any other country.
Welcome to israel — hospitality awaits you!
View of Eilat, southern tip of Israel
Jerusalem Western Wall
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