∙ Located along the Mediterranean Sea in the Middle East,bordered by Jordan,Egypt,Syria and Lebanon.
∙ Considered a holy nation.
∙ The mainly spoken languages are Hebrew,Arabic and English.
a) ISRAEL CULTURE
∙ The main religion is Judaism,which is followed by Islam.
∙ Israel’s culture is deeply rooted in the Jewish religion.
∙ The Israelites have three important festivals;The Feast of Pesach,The Feast of Shavu’ot and the Feast of Sukkot.
∙ Some of the commonly foods enjoyed in Israel are
falafel,tahini,kebabs,shawarma and pita bread.
∙ Due to the Jewish culture and religion,foods like pork,eggs,shellfish and milk are prohibited.Preparing or cooking meats,dairy products and eggs in the same pot is also prohibited.
b) BEST TIME TO VISIT ISRAEL
∙ It is highly advised to visit Israel during their spring and autumn seasons which are in between the months of April to May and September to October.During this period,the days are pleasantly warm and the nights are cool.
c) DESTINATIONS IN ISRAEL
✔ Tower of David
✔ Western wall
✔ Dome of the Rock
✔ Israel Museum
✔ City of David
✔ Church of Holy Sepulchre
∙ TEL AVIV
✔ Neve Tzedek
✔ Jaffa Port
✔ White City
✔ Beit Hatefutsoth