Israel is the most vibrant economy in the Middle East, the only democracy in the region and benefits the rest of the world with its technological innovations and compassionate humanitarian programmes - so why is she everyone's enemy??
This section of the site sets out to show what the tiny nation of Israel has achieved in the more than sixty years since her re-birth in May 1948. It also aims to reveal something of the values cherished by her people; values which, through Judaism and Christianity have been the basis of Western civilised society for millennia.
You can download the whole section as one article here (pdf file, 278kb). The separate sections are accessible through the links on the right.
Israel occupies a relatively small piece of territory and yet of all lands it is perhaps the most hotly disputed piece of real estate on the planet. The following facts help us to see some of the issues in perspective:
Israel Pocket Facts, produced by ‘Stand With Us’ http://www.standwithus.com/