What is special about Palestine?

What is special about Palestine?

Visitors will quickly learn there is far more to Palestine: besides being the heart of the Holy Land, it's also home to mouthwatering cuisine, fantastic wines, expansive deserts, centuries-old relics, bedouins, historic cities, and even the famous Dead Sea.

What are the two areas of Palestine called?

The Palestinian Territories consist of two distinct areas: the West Bank (including East Jerusalem) and the Gaza Strip.

Is there a Palestine state?

Palestine (Arabic: فلسطين‎ Filasṭīn), recognized officially as the State of Palestine (Arabic: دولة فلسطين‎ Dawlat Filasṭīn) by the United Nations and other entities, is a de jure sovereign state in Western Asia claiming the West Bank (bordering Israel and Jordan) and Gaza Strip (bordering Israel and Egypt) with ...

How was Israel born?

On , in Tel Aviv, Jewish Agency Chairman David Ben-Gurion proclaims the State of Israel, establishing the first Jewish state in 2,000 years. Ben-Gurion became Israel's first premier. ... At midnight, the State of Israel officially came into being upon termination of the British mandate in Palestine.

Why is Israel European football?

The answer is simple. Israel used to play in AFC (Asia), but the Evil Religion countries were too chicken-feces to play against Israel, so they demanded Israel be kicked out. Israel was kicked out of AFC in 1974 and then joined UEFA.

Does Israel play in the World Cup?

Through the 2014 qualifier, Israel has entered the qualifiers for the World Cup on 19 occasions. In 1934 and 1938 Israel competed as Mandatory Palestine, and since 1950 has competed as Israel.

What continent does Israel belong to?

Asia

What country is holy land?

Israel