Wednesday, May 03, 2006
Prepared by "The Israel Project"
160 - The number of countries with which Israel has established diplomatic ties. That includes Muslim countries such as Egypt, Jordan, Mauritania and Qatar.
17 -- The number of women who serve in Israel's Knesset (Parliament).
10 -- The number of Arabs who serve as serve as representatives in Israel's democratically elected Knesset. One of the Arab representatives is a member of the Labor Party. A member of the Druze community also serves in the Knesset, in the ruling Kadima party.
1,113 -- The number of Israelis who have been killed since Sept. 2000 by Palestinian violence and terrorist attacks. That includes 778 civilians and 335 security forces.
48,000 -- The equivalent number of deaths in the United States.
FULL LIST: http://www.theisraelproject.org click on the right on "Israel by the Numbers"
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