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Israel

Israel
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cindy tran

on 3 April 2014

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Israel
Capital
The capital of Israel is Jerusalem.

Major geographic features
Negev dessert
Sea of Galilee
Dead Sea
Jordan Valley
Golan Heights
Kinneret river
Jordan river
Jezreel Valley
Israel border
Lebanon (north)
Syria (northeast)
Jordan (east)
Egypt (southwest)
Mediterranean Sea (west)
Israel's Temperatures
Israel temperatures are usually in the high 80's in the summer. The average temperatures there in the summer is 70 degrees to 90 degrees. It can get up to 104 degrees there; its very dry there so it is unlikely to rain.
Israel Industries
Diamond
Mining and Quarrying
Manufacturing
Military(defense,weapon,and aircraft.)
Judaism (76.4%)
Christianity (2.1%)
Islam (16.1%)
Druze (1.6%)
Bahai Faith (3.8%)
Major Religions
Israel is a Parliamentary System. A parliamentary system is a system of democratic governance.
Government
Currency
Israel currency is Israeli New Shekel. One U.S dollar equals to 3.50 Israeli New Shekel.
Hotel
A cheap motel in Israel would cost about $55 and a expensive hotel would cost about $560.
Motel near the sea in Haifa
about $55 per night
The King David Hotel
about $560 per night
Meal
A budget meal would cost about 10 to 30 new shekel ($2.87 to $8.62) and a moderate meal would cost about 40 to 50 new shekel
($11.49 to $14.36)
There are some health concerns in Israel. Heart diseases and cancer cause 2/3 of the death there.
Heath concerns
By:Cindy T.
The U.S does not permit public transportation in Israel due to many recent attacks, such as bombing threats and missile attack.
Warnings
Exhibition DaVinci Alive
-This exhibition shows how DaVinci is such a remarkable inventor, artist, anatomist, sculptor, engineer, musician, and architect. There you will see 200 unique pieces, 75 invention, and 3D pictures of his work.
Holiday/Events
Yom Kippur
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Significance:Day of Atonement
Observation:Fasting, Praying, and
Repentance
Length:25hr
During Yom Kippur you are not allowed
to eat or drink. Children under nine and
women in child birth are not permitted to
fast. It is one of the most important holiday,
and it's customary to wear white.
Activities in Israel
Bat Ya'ar Ranch
- In the ranch there is horseback
riding, jeep tours, challenge park(rope challenge- your on a safety rope, you have the freedom to do whatever), and petting zoo.
City of David and Underground tour
-
Its the settlement where king David established his kingdom. This historical place confirm many stories in the Holy Bible.There you will enter the Jewish quarter via the Zion gate (David's gate) and explore the four Sephardic Synagogue from the 16th century.
Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial
- It is a historical museum, the world leading holocaust museum, its a indoor museum, outdoor monument, garden, sculptures, etc.
Bible Land Museum
- The bible land museum has an extraordinary collection of ancient art and archeology from the dawn of civilization to early Christianity. Many treasures on display represents evidence of civilization and events in the Bible.
Dome of the Rock
- Some erroneously calls the Dome of the Rock the Mosque of Umar, most people thought it was built by Caliph Umar I, but actually it was built by Caliph Abd Al-Malik.It is located on Mount Morian. Sacred to Jews, Muslims, and Christians because people believe that it is where the Prophet Muhhamd was ascended to heaven.
Places I want to visit
Museum of underground Prisoners
- It is built in 1858 as a Russian Pilgrim Hospice for women. The British mandate in Palestine, the building was use as a prison, Hundreds of Jews fighters were imprison there. Its built on top of the 12th Century Crusader Fortress.
Tomb of the Virgin Mary
- Believed by the east Christians to be the burial place of Mary (Jesus mom). Mary died of natural death. Its also called Church of the Sepulcure of Saint Mary. Located at the bottom of Mount of Olives.
Unusual Places/Events
International culture center for youth
- local family dance, an instructor will be there to teach Israel many traditional dances
Theater productions
- Most people go to the theater to see plays such as Life with Jews in the Holocaust, War and peace, and etc.
Traditional Entertainment
Transportation
One way to get around Israel is by taking a bus, taxi, or underground train.
Traditional Food
Shakshuka
- Sauteed veggies, onions, peppers, with tomato sauce, and poached eggs
Pita Bread with Hummus
- hummus (mashed chicken pea spread)
Baba Ganoush
- eggplant spread
July 1st, 2014
Airline:American Airline
Flight: 1092, 3:30pm DFW to 7:40pm PHL
796, 9:10pm PHL to 3:15pm TLV
Cost:$1980
Flights
lonelyplanet.com
jewfaq.org
domeoftherock.net
unitedwithisrael.org
traveltips.usatoday.com
gemsinisrael.com
ilmuseums.com
batyaar.co.il
safed.co.il
www.aa.com
gojerusalem.com
bje.org
wikipedia
giltravel.com
Resources
July 11th, 2014
Airline: American Airline
Flight: 797 11:30pm TLV to 5:20am PHL
436 7:30am PHL to 10:20am DFW
Cost:$2633
DFW: Dallas Fort Worth
PHL: Philadelphia International
TLV: Tel Aviv Yafo Ben Gurion Intl, Israel
ifcj.org
indexmundi.com
booking.com
tripadvisor.com
embassies.gov.il
jewishpress.com
jpost.com
allmusic.com
youtube.com
google.com
wikianswer.com
Sisu et Yerushalayim
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