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Israel is a country in western Asia, or the Middle East. It was originally settled by the Canaanites, who were eventually conquered by the Israelites. The Bible records the history of Israel from the conquest under Joshua to the early days of Christianity. For the better part of 2000 years, however, Israel was occupied by the Romans, the Muslims, the Crusaders, and the British, before it finally became an independent nation in 1948.

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Israel was referenced in a number of episodes of Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?, including:

  • In Seizing the Sea, Vic the Slick steals the Dead Sea.
  • The Time Bandit: Hebrew calendar (since 3760 BC)
    • During the Lightning Round, Greg Lee asks questions about the Dead Sea, sabras (native-born Israeli Jews), and the Israeli War of Independence.
  • Where's Dave?: Home of King David
  • In Come Back With That Kibbutz, Toots, Sarah Nade steals the Degania Kibbutz from the northern portion of Israel.
  • The Losin' the Blues Blues: Haifa (home of Russian Jews)
  • Frix the Grand Prix: "shalom" (hello, goodbye, and peace), long history, and "Hava Nagila"
  • Minimum Security Prism: capital is Jerusalem, and Golda Meir was prime minister
    • In the Final Showdown, the loot is located at the Mount of Olives, the Warrant at the Jordan River, and Patty Larceny at the Dome of the Rock.
  • In The Cuba Missing Crisis, the Gumshoes look for clues in three trash cans. These clues reveal that Israel's currency is new shekels, its history consists of three major religions, and its people speak Hebrew.
  • Haul That Jazz: dog graves in Ashkelon