|State of Israel
מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל (Hebrew)
دولة اسرائيل (Arabic)
|-||Prime Minister||Benjamin Netanyahu|
|Establishment||1 May 1949|
|-||estimate||8,146,300 (as of 2014)|
|Currency||New shekel (ILS)|
Israel (Hebrew: ישראל) known officially as State of Israel is a parliamentary republic in western Asia. Its capital and largest city is Jerusalem. It borders Lebanon in the north, Syria in the northeast, Jordan and the West Bank in the east, Egypt and the Gaza Strip on the southwest, and contains geographically diverse features within its relatively small area.
It is the world's only Jewish-majority state, and is defined as a Jewish and democratic state in its Basic Laws. Israel was founded in 1948. 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 came to America 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 - all members of the Jewish Mob.