The Azrieli buildings seen over the Ayalon Highway and river at night in the city of Tel Aviv, on December 19, 2015. Esther Rubyan/Flash 90

Israel was ranked the eighth most powerful country in the world.

Despite being one of the smallest countries today and facing constant existential threats, Israel leads the international community in many professional and civic areas of life.

The US, Russia, China, Germany and the UK ranked as the top five most powerful countries.

Commenting on this development, Prime Minister Netanyahu said that, “For a long time…we have been seeing two trends – one of the delegitimization of the State of Israel…and another is strengthening the alliances Israel has…”

Check out this video and tell the world Israel is a great place to be!