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.
Arab states have offered Israel a reconciliation deal provided it cedes land captured in 1967 to a future Palestinian state. US President Donald Trump had rattled leaders when he said he was open to a one-state solution.
The 19-year old American-Israeli hacker was tracked down as the main suspect in bomb threats against Jewish community in the United States. Investigators arrested the man in his home in southern Israel.