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 THIS IS WHERE YOU ARE.

In the Middle East, Israel or Palestine (the Arab name for the land) is surrounded by Arab countries.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jerusalem is the name of a city in the area known as the West Bank.

  

 

 

 

 

The West Bank and the city of Jerusalem are controlled by both the Israelis (the Jewish residents) and the Palestinians (the Arab residents).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Jerusalem is about two-thirds (41 square miles) the size of Washington DC and is split into religious quarters.

 

 

 

 

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