Israel's Great History
The name of Israel is from the name that is given to Jacob. Israel was discovered on May 14, 1948 when the head of the Jewish agency declared the establishment of a jewish state that is today called Israel. The country is a Jewish and democratic state. The people of Israel traces their origin to Abraham. On 538 BC, the jews returned from being exiled from Babylon. Many empires have ruled Israel like the Babylonian, Persian, Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, Arab, Crusaders, Mamluk, Ottoman and lastly the British. Israel has a very colorful and religious history. And now Israel is one of the leading countries in the world.