Visiting Israel

Israel Geography

Geologically, Israel is an extension of the Sinai Desert, making a coarse triangle with its stand in the north next to Beersheba, the Dead Sea, and the southern Judean Hills, and it has its apex in the southern tip of the kingdom at Eilat. The country’s geographical boundaries are the Mediterranean to the West, the Jordan Valley Rift to the East, the mountains of Lebanon to the North with Eilat Bay marking the country’s southern tip. It is a urbanized country has diverse climatic and geographic environment.

Israel is located Middle East, neighboring the Mediterranean Sea, amid Egypt and Lebanon The ground of Israel is divided into four broad parts: coastal plain–fertile, wet, and generously populated–stretches all along Mediterranean Sea; inside highlands as well as Hills of Galilee in north with country’s maximum altitude. The land of Israel encompasses the Negev desert in the south; low coastal natural; inner mountains; Jordan Rift Valley. continental shelf. Climate: temperate; warm and dry in southern and eastern desert areas Terrain: Negev desert in the south; low coastal plain; central mountains; Jordan Rift Valley Elevation extremes: lowest point: Dead Sea -408 m. Climate: temperate; hot and dry in southern and eastern desert areas Terrain: Negev desert in the south; low coastal plain; central mountains; Jordan Rift Valley Elevation extremes:.

Ethos

Israel’s varied culture stems from the diversity of the inhabitants: Jews from around the world have brought their cultural and sacred traditions with them, creating a melting pot of Jewish customs and beliefs. Israel is the only country in the world where life revolves around or moves around the Hebrew calendar. Work and school holidays are determined by the Jewish holidays, and the official day of rest is Saturday, the Jewish Sabbath. Israel’s substantial Arab minority has also left its imprint on Israeli culture in such spheres as buildings, music, and cookery.

Israel Religion

Israel is a mainly religious culture and religious customs should be respected. Licentious behavior is not tolerated and offenders will be arrested and fined heavily or imprisoned. Care should be taken not to photograph any armed forces or police personnel or installations, and visitors should be unobtrusive about taking pictures in Jewish Orthodox places and of Jewish Orthodox people. It is advisable to carry official identification at all times.

Greatest way to go in Israel will be to have your own travel guide in Israel. If you are on a Pilgrimage to Israel, you will most likely wish a joining a group led by a spiritual guide. If your holiday in Israel is just a relaxing holiday you would possibly prefer a hotel in Eilat on the shores of the Red Sea or perhaps spend a few days in a Dead Sea hotel or in Tel Aviv on the seashore of the Mediterranean sea. Remaining in the Northern part of Israel, in the Galilee reveals to you the green part of Israel.

Israel History

Confirmation of a Jewish existence in Israel goes back over 3,000 years, to the creation of the religion and nation. The term “Jews” comes from the origin in the Kingdom of Judah, an area from which the Jewish community have been constantly dispersed and repopulated over their chronicle. The Jewish Temple in Jerusalem became the only religious construction in the Roman Empire which did not contain an representation of the emperor.

Israel was born as a one-sided promise to one man, Abraham. Israel is a young country that has been obstinate by local dispute from its very early development. Israel is a parliamentary democracy, separated into six administrative districts. Israel also has a structure of national institutions, which are not part of the administration but serve alongside. The State of Israel (Medinat Yisrael) was recognized on May 14, 1948 after almost two thousand years of Jewish spreading, and after 55 years of efforts to create a Jewish fatherland. Israel’s democracy has survived under complicated circumstances and the country has prospered in spite of conflict, ethno-religious dispute, boycotts, mass migration and terror assaults. Given that the creation of the Jewish country, the percentage of the world’s Jews in Israel has grown; at present-day, about 40% of the world’s Jewish inhabitants are Israeli residents.

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