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Israel Is a Happy Country!

Israel has held this spot for four years which makes it the happiest country in the Middle East.

by Israel Today Staff

Despite the ever-present threat of terrorism and war, Israel remarkably ranks as the 11th happiest country in the world in 2017, according to the annual World Happiness Report by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network.

Surprisingly, Israel’s ranking even tops that of the US which came in at 14 and Britain at 18. The top 10 countries this year are Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland, Finland, Holland, Canada, New Zealand, Australia...