On a per capita basis, Israel has the largest number of biotech start-ups.
An Israeli company M-Systems was the first to patent and introduce the disk on key.
Good Deeds Day was started by Israeli businesswoman and philanthropist, Shari Arison. Since its launch in 2007, Good Deeds Day is marked in over 50 countries including the US, Mexico, Panama, Chile, Argentina, France, Germany, Switzerland, Britain, Denmark, Finland, Portugal, Hungary, Ukraine, South Africa and Singapore.
Israeli artists have developed new bus stop libraries available free of charge to commuters and travelers across the country.
Israeli laser technology is powering the latest hair removal devices on the American market.
Israel has two official languages: Hebrew and Arabic.
Israel has the third highest rate of entrepreneurship – and the highest rate among women and among people over 55 – in the world.