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.
A Bronze Age sculpture has been uncovered at an excavation site near Tel Aviv, in an area intended for the construction of houses. Archaeologists have hailed the piece, which depicts a figure "in a state of reflection."