What do you know about Israel? You probably know that it is a tiny sliver of land in the Middle East and that it is in the news on a daily basis. But do you really know what goes on in the world’s only Jewish state? These photos and facts will reveal something new about Israel that you probably didn’t know.
Not every country can claim that their women serve in the military. Israel on the other hand is one of two countries in the world that has a mandatory draft for both men and women. From the age of 18 years, women serve for at least two years as combat soldiers or in other roles.
Life’s A Beach
There must be a good reason for that olive-toned complexion. Is it the desert? Maybe it’s the 147-mile coastline that is to thank for that gorgeous skin tone. Israel has 137 official beaches to choose from, so who said that size is a big deal?