Israel is best known for it's religious significance. An important city for three of the world's most practiced religions, Jerusalem is filled with sites that attract hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. With the most museums per capita in the world, the opportunities for enrichment and learning are nearly endless.
Once you've taken in your fill of religious landmarks, you can explore the busy city of Tel Aviv, float in the Dead Sea, or visit one of the many natural hot springs the country has to offer. There are also a wide array of traditional foods to try a nd ruins and markets galore to explore.
Israel remains in a long-standing conflict with Palestine, a portion of the country that has sought independence for years. This country provides great examples of cultural, religious, and political history that are sure to impress and enlighten.