Jerusalem

Israel's finest landmark

Tourist sights

Black Sea

The Black Sea is so salty that it has more mass than you. So you float!

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Dolphin Reef

A beach on the Red Sea. A private beach with restaurants, diving boards, and even swimming with dolphins if you are 10 and older.

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Masada

An acient desert fortress destroyed during the Jewish war. This is now a museum about the war. You get a two day tour with bookings.

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The Economy

What you need to know when in Israel.
Israel is a Jewish/ Muslim controlled country. Most people in Israel speak English but also Hebrew. The average eduction for a person is 16 years.
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National Jewish Holidays

Rosh Hashana- Jewish New Year. Sept. 25/26

Simchat Torah- day of celebrating the Torah. Oct. 17

Chanukah- the Festival of Lights. Dec. 17/24

Pesach- Passover. Apr. 4/5

Yom Hashoah- Holocaust Remembrance Day. Apr. 16

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Clothing and religious propers

Jerusalem is a very westernized city. You'll see people wearing things like jeans, shorts, dresses, skirts, t-shirts, leggings, and many more items.
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When going to a religious place Jews are very strict. You can not show any skin on your legs or arms. It is also formal to wear a skullcap when praying. Most Jews wear holy robes to most churches and religious spots.
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Jewish Customs and Rules

Israel has some customs that we are not used to.

Do not spend more than 20$ US on a gift for anyone.

No smoking or chewing tobacco on Saturday for it is Israel's Holy Day.

No buying any alchohol on Saturday.

Travel plan and costs

Flights

A non stop flight from New York to Israel is about $1,266 per person on coach. The plane ride is 10 hours long.
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Car rentals

Once you get out of the airport you can rent a Kia Rio for only 42$ a day.
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Hotel prices

Imbal Jerusalem Hotel is a four and a half star hotel with breakfast included with stay for 320$ per person. At the hotel they have a workout room, a sauna, a pool, and a hot tub.
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Restaurants

When in Jerusalem you can not eat pork. It is against Jewish religion. Here are some good restaurants.

Nocturno

This is a vegetarian cafe.

Prices range from 8$ to 20$ for main dishes.

Nocturno is open from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm from Monday through Friday. Open from 7:00am to 5:00 pm on Sunday.

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Kudosh

Kudosh specializes in sandwiches, salads, and soups.

Meals are about 8$ to 24$.

Kudosh is open from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm everyday except for Saturday.

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