|State of Israel
מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל (Hebrew)
دولة اسرائيل (Arabic)
|-||Prime Minister||Benjamin Netanyahu|
|Establishment||14 May 1948 (as State of Israel)|
|-||estimate||8,146,300 (as of 2014)|
|Currency||New shekel (ILS)|
The State of Israel (Hebrew: ישראל) is a country in the Middle East. Its capital and largest city is Jerusalem. Israel is bordered by Lebanon to the north, Syria to the northeast, Jordan and the West Bank to the east and Egypt and the Gaza Strip to the southwest.
Israel is the world's only Jewish-majority state, and is defined as a Jewish and democratic state in its Basic Laws. 76.1% of the population are Jewish, 16.2% are Muslims and 2.1% are Christians.
Mentions in GTA series
- The Desert Eagle is made in Israel.
- The Micro Uzi and Uzi were invented in Israel.
- The Advanced Rifle is based on the Israeli TAR-21 bullpup rifle.
- Rami Yalon was born in Israel, and was a member in the Israeli special Forces. He escaped to the USA.
- Kenny Petrovic emigrated to the United States with an Israeli passport.
- Mori Kibbutz served in the Israeli Army. He went back to Israel in 2008 to live in a Kibbutz (a traditional Jewish community).
- Mori Green, Isaac Roth and an Unnamed Jewish Mobster are all members of the Jewish Mob.