Israeli most commonly refers to the Jewish citizens of modern Israel, but may also refer to all Israeli citizens, including non-Jews. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Israel topics. The term should not be confused with Israelites, an ethnic group which lived in Kingdom of Israel in Biblical times. See also History of ancient Israel and Judah According to the Bible, the Israelites were the dominant group living in the Land of Israel. The Kingdom of Israel ( ( KJV Israel in Samaria) was one of the successor states to the older United Monarchy (also often called the 'Kingdom of Israel' Etymology According to the Online Etymology Dictionary, the word bible is from Latin biblia, traced from the same word through Medieval Latin and Late Latin
According to Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics, as of May 2006, of Israel's 7 million people, 77% were Jews of any background, 18. The Bedouin, (from the Arabic (ar بدوي pl badū) are a desert-dwelling Arab Nomadic pastoralist, or previously "Galil" redirects here For the weapon see IMI Galil. Galilee (הגליל ha-Galil, lit the province, This article discusses the Demographics of Israel. See also Israelis. The Israeli population is a linguistically and culturally diverse community The Israel Central Bureau of Statistics (הלשכה המרכזית לסטטיסטיקה HaLishka HaMerkazit LeStatistika) abbreviated CBS, is an Israeli Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. PLEASE TAKE NOTE************ 5% non-Jewish Arabs, and 4. The araB gene Promoter is a bacterial promoter activated by e L-arabinose binding 3% "others".  Among Jews, 68% were Sabras (Israeli-born), mostly second- or third-generation Israelis, and the rest are olim (Jewish immigrants to Israel) — 22% from Europe and the Americas, and 10% from Asia and Africa, including the Arab countries. Sabra (צבר is a term used to describe a native-born Israeli Jew. Aliyah ( refers to Jewish Immigration to the Land of Israel (and since its establishment in 1948 the State of Israel) The Americas are the lands of the Western hemisphere or New World, consisting of the Continents of North America and South America  Nearly half of all Israeli Jewa are of European Decent, while around the same number come from Arab Countries, Iran, and Turkey, Several hundred thousand are descended from Ethiopia, Indian, and Chinese Jews as well.
Israel has two official languages; Hebrew and Arabic. Arabic (ar الْعَرَبيّة (informally ar عَرَبيْ) in terms of the number of speakers is the largest living member of the Semitic language Hebrew is the major and primary language of the state and is spoken by the majority of the population. Arabic is spoken by the Arab minority and by some members of the Mizrahi Jewish community. Mizrahi Jews or Mizrahim, ( also referred to as Edot HaMizrach (Communities of the East are Jews descended English is studied in school and is spoken by the majority of the population as a second language. English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States Other languages spoken in Israel include Russian, Yiddish, Ladino, Amharic, Romanian, Polish and French. Russian ( transliteration:,) is the most geographically widespread language of Eurasia, the most widely spoken of the Slavic languages Yiddish (yi [[wiktייִדיש ייִדיש]] yidish or yi [[wiktאידיש אידיש]] idish, literally "Jewish" is a nonterritorial High Amharic (አማርኛ amarəñña) is a Semitic language spoken in North Central Ethiopia by the Amhara. Romanian or Daco-Romanian ( dated: Rumanian or Roumanian; self designation limba română, ˈlimba roˈmɨnə is a Romance Polish ( język polski, polszczyzna) is the Official language of Poland. French ( français,) is a Romance language spoken around the world by 118 million people as a native language and by about 180 to 260 million people American and European popular television shows are commonly presented. Newspapers can be found in all languages listed above as well as others, such as Persian.
The largest community of Israelis outside of Israel exists in Los Angeles, California. Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West
The largest cities in the country Haifa, Tel Aviv, and Jerusalem are also the major cultural centers, known for art museums, and many towns and kibbutzim have smaller high-quality museums. The culture of Israel was in development long before the foundation of the State of Israel in 1948 and is a combination of secular life and religious heritage Haifa (חֵיפָה; حَيْفَا) is the largest City in Northern Israel, and the third-largest city in the country with Tel Aviv-Yafo (תֵּל ־אָבִיב-יָפוֹ تل أبيب Tal ʾAbīb) (usually Tel Aviv) is the second-largest city in Israel Jerusalem (יְרוּשָׁלַיִם, he-Latn Yerushaláyim; Arabic: ar القُدس, ar-Latn al-Quds) is the Israeli music is very versatile and combines elements of both western and eastern, religious and secular music. It tends to be very eclectic and contains a wide variety of influences from the Diaspora and more modern cultural importation: Hassidic songs, Asian and Arab pop, especially by Yemenite singers, and Israeli hip hop or heavy metal. The term Diaspora (in Greek, διασπορά &ndash " a scattering or sowing of seeds " refers any population sharing common ethnic Hasidic Judaism (also Chasidic, etc from the Hebrew: he '''''חסידות''''', Chassidus, meaning "piety" from the Hebrew Hip hop music, also referred to as rap music, is a Music genre typically consisting of a rhythmic vocal style called rap which is accompanied with Folk dancing, which draws upon the cultural heritage of many immigrant groups, is popular. There is also flourishing modern dance.
According to Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics, at the end of 2004, 76. 2% of Israelis were Jewish by religion (Judaism), 16. PLEASE TAKE NOTE************ Judaism (from the Greek Ioudaïsmos, derived from the Hebrew יהודה Yehudah, " Judah " in Hebrew יַהֲדוּת Yahedut 1% were Muslims, 2. A Muslim (مسلم pronounced Muslim, not Muzlim) is an adherent of the Religion 1% Christian, 1. A Christian is a person who adheres to Christianity, a monotheistic Religion centered on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth 6% Druze and the remaining 3. The Druze ( Arabic: درزي derzī or durzī, plural دروز durūz) are a religious community found primarily in Syria, Lebanon 9% (including Russian immigrants and some ethnic Jews) were not classified by religion. Russia (Россия Rossiya) or the Russian Federation ( Rossiyskaya Federatsiya) is a transcontinental Country extending " Who is a Jew? " (Mihu Yehudi? ?מיהו יהודי is a basic question about Jewish identity. 
Roughly 12% of Israeli Jews defined as haredim (ultra-orthodox religious); an additional 9% are "religious"; 35% consider themselves "traditionalists" (not strictly adhering to Jewish Halakha); and 43% are "secular" (termed "hiloni"). Haredi or Chareidi Judaism is the most theologically conservative form of Orthodox Judaism. Halakha ( הלכה; alternative transliterations include Halocho and Halacha) is the collective body of Jewish Religious law Among the seculars, 53% believe in God. However, 78% of all Israelis participate in a Passover seder. 
Israelis tend not to align themselves with a movement of Judaism (such as Reform Judaism or Conservative Judaism) but instead tend to define their religious affiliation by degree of their religious practice. Judaism (from the Greek Ioudaïsmos, derived from the Hebrew יהודה Yehudah, " Judah " in Hebrew יַהֲדוּת Yahedut Hi and welcome to Wikipedia! Please understand that this article is frequently subjected to vandalism and the insertion of personal opinions Conservative Judaism (also known as Masorti Judaism in Israel and Europe) is a modern stream of Judaism that arose out
Among Arab Israelis, 82. Arab citizens of Israel refers to Arabs or Arabic -speaking people who are Citizens of Israel who are not Jewish. 6% were Muslim, 8. 8% were Christian and 8. A Christian is a person who adheres to Christianity, a monotheistic Religion centered on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth 4% were Druze. The Druze ( Arabic: درزي derzī or durzī, plural دروز durūz) are a religious community found primarily in Syria, Lebanon 
The Bahá'í World Centre, which includes the Universal House of Justice, in Haifa attracts pilgrims from all over the world. The Bahá'í World Centre is the name given to the administrative centre of the Bahá'í Faith. For the building see the Seat of the Universal House of Justice The Universal House of Justice is the supreme governing institution of the A Bahá'í pilgrimage currently consists of visiting the holy places in Haifa, Akká, and Bahjí at the Bahá'í World Centre in Northwest  Apart from a few hundred volunteer staff, Bahá'ís do not live in Israel.