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Israel, a cultural profile

Peigi Rockwell

Israel, a cultural profile

by Peigi Rockwell

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Published by Anti-Racism, Multiculturalism and Native Issues (AMNI) Centre, Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Israel -- Civilization.,
  • Israel -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwriter, Peigi Rockwell.
    SeriesCultural profile -- [69]
    ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. AMNI Centre., Canada. Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p. :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19364278M
    ISBN 100772778108

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    Syria united with Egypt in February to form the United Arab Republic. In September , the two entities separated, and the Syrian Arab Republic was reestablished. In the Arab-Israeli War, Syria lost the Golan Heights region to Israel. During the s, Syria and Israel held occasional, albeit unsuccessful, peace talks over its return. • Israel’s official languages are Hebrew and Arabic, although English is still widely used on road signs and by speakers. • Israel consistently rates low in the Global Peace Index. In it ranked th out of countries. • Israel’s top literary award, the Sapir Prize, is presented each June during Hebrew Book Week. Israel Culture.

    Israel is an old-new country, small in size, but with a culturally active, heterogeneous population. Four thousand years of Jewish heritage, over a century of Zionism, and more than half a century of modern statehood have contributed to a culture which has already created an identity of its own, while preserving the uniqueness of 70 different communities. “ The landscape of Israel is beautiful and our wonderful guide Gila with humour and a wealth of knowledge showed us some of the more unique geography of Israel all whilst supplying endless facts on history and culture.


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