The modern state of Israel is a country in the Middle East that borders on the Mediterranean Sea. It was founded in 1948.
Israel is the only country in the world with a Jewish majority, and it defines itself as a "Jewish and democratic state." Its self-designated capital is Jerusalem, but this is unrecognized by the UN. Tel Aviv is Israel's financial and technology center. This page collates DW's latest content related to Israel.
Israel is known as 'the land of milk and honey'... well, now you can add whiskey to that list! A small team of distillers crowdfunded the launch of their own single-malt. And there couldn't be a better time: global whiskey sales are growing 5 percent a year. It's part of a growing trend of new craft distilleries outside the traditional homelands of Scotland and Ireland.
Concrete details of an ongoing investigation into Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu have come to light through a court order. Police are in talks with his ex-chief of staff concerning testifying against his former boss.