This was the answer to a question from Mary about when a country/region called Israel had existed.
John explained that approx 900 BC there were 2 kingdoms in the land around the Eastern Mediterranean.
These were the:
- Kingdom Of Israel in the North
- Kingdom of Judah in the South
So a country/region called Israel first existed some 3,000 years ago!
After that we digressed onto something else …
Extra Info From Me
The main town in the Kingdom Of Israel was Samaria. The Kingdom of Israel was also know as Samaria.
The main town in the Kingdom Of Judah was Jerusalem.