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What language is spoken in Israel?

The official languages of Israel are Hebrew and Arabic.

Is English spoken throughout Israel?

English is widely spoken throughout the country, however, it is not to be assumed every resident you meet will be able to converse in the language. 

What currency is used in Israel?

The currency used throughout the country is the Israeli new shekel. Mastercard and Visa are widely accepted. ATMs are commonplace in Israel.

Do I need a visa to travel to Israel?

A visa is not required when travelling from Canada or The United States as a tourist for up to 90 days. 

When is the best time to travel to Israel?

The best time to visit Israel is either between April and May or between October and November as this is when temperatures are warm and not too hot throughout the country. 

Is there transportation within Israel?

The most common forms of transportation in the country are via taxis and buses. There are also some train services between major cities. 

Is Israel a family friendly destination?

Rich with culture and history, Israel can be a wonderful learning experience for the whole family. Whether it be exploring the Old City of Jerusalem or floating in the Dead Sea, there is something for everyone!


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