Elections in Israel

General elections were held in Israel, and the current prime minister’s political party won. Benjamin Netanyahu has held the post of Israel’s prime minister since 2009, and he will continue to serve in this role. He was also the prime minister of the country from 1996 to 1999. Israel was founded in 1948. It is a small country along the Mediterranean Sea. One of the landmarks of Israel is the Dome of the Rock. It is a shrine that is sacred to both Muslim and Jewish people. It was built about 1,300 years ago, and is located in the city of Jerusalem.

Image Credits: Godot13 for The Dome of the Rock’s image
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