Capita: Jerusalem/Tel Aviv
Land Area: 20,770 sqkm
Per Capita GNP: $17,450
Under 5 Mortality Rate: 6 (per thousand)
Adult Literacy: 97%(M); 93%(F)
Fertility Rate: 2.6
Life Expectancy: 77(M); 81(F)
Urbanization Rate: 91%
Unemployment Rate: 8.9% (1999)
Major Language: Hebrew
Major Religion: Judaism
Government Type: Parliamentary Democracy
* Data are from UNSD, UNICEF and CIA World Factbook
The Israeli Government
Embassy of Israel in Washington D.C.
A Country Study
Comprehensive information about Israel, including its economy,
history, geography, culture, society, and more.
CIA World Factbook
This site contains detailed information on Israel's population,
economic situation, political system, natural resources, and so
History & Culture
- Virtual Israel Experience
Comprehensive introduction of the history of Israel from ancient
time to the present.
Internet Jewish History Sourcebook
An excellent site of both primary and secondary sources. (A Fordham
On-line news from Jerusalem Post, Israel's leading English language
daily newspaper. Updated frequently.
This site offers a wide range of travel information about Israel
Links compiled by Princeton University Library.