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Israel

sucks.
by

Nikki Rushing

on 26 April 2010

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Transcript of Israel

Israel Hour 4
Nikki Rushing Country: Israel

Capital: Jerusalem

Government: Parliamentary Democracy

Leader: Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu
Total Area: 22,072 sq km
Percent Arable Land: 15.45%
Highest point of elevation: Har Meron 1,208 m Lowest point of elevation: Dead Sea -408 m Political Map of Israel Physical Map of Israel Population: 7,233,701
Pop Density: Approx. 328 people per sq km
Life Expectancy at Birth: 80.73 years There are 4.22 deaths for every 1,000 live births
Israel is 97.1% literate
unemployment rate: 7.4%
23.6% of Israelis are below the poverty line Two largest ethnic groups: Jewish 76.4% and non-Jewish 23.6% (mostly Arab) Two Largest Religious Groups: Jewish 76.4%, Muslim 16% & Top Three Exports: Cut diamonds, high-technology equipment, and agricultural products





Top Three Imports: crude oil, grains, and military equipment Israeli Currency: Israeli New Shekel (ILS)
1 US Dollar = 3.70218 Israeli New Shekel
1 Israeli New Shekel (ILS) = 0.27011 US Dollar (USD)
There are 9.5 million cell phones in Israel (and only 7.2 million people) Olmert deflects blame to Lupolianski

http://www.jpost.com/Israel/Article.aspx?id=173268

Former prime minister Ehud Olmert has been accused of accepting bribes in order to expand Holyland. Holyland is a building project, one that Olmert saw approved while he was mayor in 1999. Hillel Charni, an Israeli businessman, allegedly paid tens of millions of shekels in bribes to senior Jerusalem Municipality officials. If there is so much money going around, they should have paid off the guy who tattled to the police. Israelis leave Sinai in droves following terror warning

Last Wednesday, over 400 Israeli vacationers on the Sinai Peninsula after a terrorist threat. Allegedly a group was working under the support of the Hamas to abduct Israelis from Sinai and use them as collateral. This is far from the first time this has occured and makes on wonder why the Israelis keep vacationing there.

http://www.jpost.com/LocalIsrael/AroundIsrael/Article.aspx?id=173161 The End.
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