Culture - Israel

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Israel
The Foreign Ministry formulates, implements and presents the foreign policy of the Government of Israel. It represents the state vis-a-vis foreign governments and international organizations, explains its positions and problems throughout the world, endeavors to promote its economic, cultural, and scientific relations, and fosters cooperation with developing countries. Israel currently maintains diplomatic relations with 162 countries. This is an extremely large, well-presented and wide-ranging database.
UNESCO - The Centre for World Heritage
World Heritage is the designation for places on earth that are of outstanding universal value to humanity and as such, have been inscribed on the World Heritage List to be protected for future generations to appreciate and enjoy. The Centre for World Heritage is part of UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
Israeli Museums
Here we provide a list of museums in Israel that host sites on the World Wide Web.
Israel Museum (Jerusalem)Babylonian Jewry Museum (Or-Yehuda)Beth Hatefutsoth Museum of the Jewish DiasporaEdith and Ruben Hecht Museum (Haifa)Israel National Museum of Science (Haifa)Yad Vashem - The Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes Remembrance Authority
Central Bureau of Statistics of the State of Israel
The CBS is the central body of the government whose role is to collect, process and publicize statistical information on the population, the economy and the society in Israel.
Selected DataCensus of the population and housingCatalogue of PublicationsMonthly Bulletin of StatisticsStatistical Abstract of Israel and DiagramsCBS Homepage