It is the home of the Jews. It is named after a legendary individual and patriarch of the Jewish people. It had a long line of kings. Centuries later, the Jews were taken captivity in Babylon. They hung harps on the branches of willow trees in sorrow over their exile as they wept by the rivers of Babylon during their captivity. 
Behind the scenesEdit
It is named after Israel (also known as Jacob), grandson of Abram.