[German Version] I. The State of Israel – II. History – III. Society
I. The State of Israel The formal full name, State of Israel (Heb.
Medinat Yisrael), calls attention to the spatial divergence between the political entity and the geographical and historical
Erets Israel (Land of Israel, Palestine and its linguistic equivalents). Israel is located in southwest Asia, on the southern stretch of the eastern coast of the Mediterranean. In its northern half, inland from the shore, is the coastal area and further east are the hills, from n…