Israel lies at the eastern end of the Mediterranean, close to the meeting point of Europe, Asia, and Africa. The history of Israel begins in the land of Israel, at one time called Canaan. The country entered into history about 2000 B.C. at the time of its identification with the Jewish People.
"Veterinary Medicine in Israel,"
Iowa State University Veterinarian: Vol. 26
, Article 3.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/iowastate_veterinarian/vol26/iss3/3