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How much do you know about Israel? Take our quiz.

Ultra Orthodox Jewish men stand at a train station in Jerusalem, Jan. 29, 2013. (Sebastian Scheiner/AP)

Israel, which stands out as a flashpoint even in a region made up of flashpoints, is the source of endless debate. How much do you know about it?

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1. The Israeli greeting 'Shalom' is used to say both 'hello' and 'goodbye.' But what’s the literal English translation of this word?

“Shalom” literally means “peace” in Hebrew. It is also related to the Hebrew words for completeness and perfection.

“Shalom” literally means “peace” in Hebrew. It is also related to the Hebrew words for completeness and perfection.

“Shalom” literally means “peace” in Hebrew. It is also related to the Hebrew words for completeness and perfection.

“Shalom” literally means “peace” in Hebrew. It is also related to the Hebrew words for completeness and perfection.

Peace

 

Respect

 

Be healthy

 

Good luck

 
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