Myths and Facts about Israel?

How many myths and or facts about the history of Israel can you think of?
Update: I ask because I am writing a speech that has to do with the topic "Myths and Facts about Israel's history." I only know of a few myths and was looking for help with more. Here's an example of what I'm looking for: Myth: Israel kicked the Palestinians out during the early war... show more I ask because I am writing a speech that has to do with the topic "Myths and Facts about Israel's history." I only know of a few myths and was looking for help with more.

Here's an example of what I'm looking for:

Myth: Israel kicked the Palestinians out during the early war years
Fact: The surrounding Arab countries told the Palestinians to leave, saying that they could return when they'd pushed the Jews into the sea
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