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Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea. It has land borders with Lebanon to the north, Syria to the northeast, Jordan on the east, the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and Gaza Strip to the east and west, respectively, and Egypt to the southwest. The country contains geographically diverse features within its relatively small area. Israel's economic and technological center is Tel Aviv, while its seat of government and proclaimed capital is Jerusalem, although the state's sovereignty over Jerusalem has only partial recognition.

In The Big Bang Theory and Young Sheldon[]

  • The Small One


  • Tel Aviv
  • Haifa
  • Jerusalem
  • Nazareth
  • Bethlehem
  • Eilat

Characters from The Big Bang Theory in relation to Israel[]

  • Brian George (as Raj Koothrappali's father) (actor's place of birth)
  • Johnny Galecki (as Leonard Hofstadter) (visits in multiple episodes)
  • Jim Parsons (as Sheldon Cooper) (visits in multiple episodes)
  • Kunal Nayyar (as Raj Koothrappali) (visits in multiple episodes)
  • Mark Fischbach (as Sheldon Cooper's neighbor) (visits in one episode)
  • Simon Helberg (as Howard Wolowitz) (visits in multiple episodes)
  • Ema Degerstedt (as Emma) (visits in one episode)
  • Austin Lee (as Dennis Kim) (visits in one episode)
  • Kaley Cuoco (as Penny) (visits in multiple episodes)
  • Alex Strahle (as the guitar shop kid) (trapped there in one episode)