Israel is the only Jewish country in the world and any person of that faith has right of abode. The Dead Sea in Israel is the lowest point on earth, at 1,315 feet below sea level at its lowest point. Israel is the only liberal democracy in the middle east.

🙂 Incredible biblical history. Fantastic diving.

🙁 Aggressive and rude people.

Currency: Israeli Shekel

THREE things we did not know about Israel:

  1. Israel is the only country in the world that uses kosher glue for its postage stamps.
  2.  Israeli bank notes have Braille on them
  3. There are around 273 kibbutzim in Israel. A kibbutz is an intentional community in Israel that was traditionally based on agriculture. The first kibbutz, established in 1909, was Degania. 

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