Israel Fun Facts

  • The official languages of Israel are Hebrew and Arabic
  • The Uzi submachine gun was invented by Major Uzi Gal in 1948
  • About 1000 letters to God are sent to Jerusalem every year
  • The glue on Israeli stamps is kosher
  • Israel recycles 90% of its waste water compared to 1% in the United States.
  • A native-born Jew is called a Sabra, which means prickly pear, because this fruit is tough on the outside and sweet inside.
  • Israeli currency has braille printing on it
  • Israel has the world’s only theater company where all the actors are deaf and blind

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