Israel is a country, despite its small geographical size, which has made enormous scientific and technological contributions. It is much more than the desert it characterizes, or the cultural assumptions of the Middle East generally associated with the country. Take […]
Israel is a country, despite its small geographical size, which has made enormous scientific and technological contributions. It is much more than the desert it characterizes, or the cultural assumptions of the Middle East generally associated with the country. Take a look at a list of surprising facts you may not know about Israel.
Israel is the home of the lowest point on earth. The Dead Sea is 1,315 feet below sea level. However, thanks to the density of water and salt levels, there is no chance of drowning more. So bring a sunscreen and swimwear, wash it with mineral-rich clay, and float away.
The Israeli engineers at the Motorola Israel Research and Development Center developed the original mobile phone technology, which is the starting point for smartphones today.
Israel is the only country in the world that uses kosher glue for postage.
The ancient land of Israel has thousands and thousands of archaeological sites. 2000 of them are alone in Jerusalem. You can join a fun-filled day to sift through the land in the city of David. Who do you know? You might accidentally discover an invaluable treasure.
Israel has more individual museums per capita than any other country in the world.
The Israeli coastal city of Eilat is tax-free and declared a free trade area. All purchases are VAT free. Snorkelling, banana boat rides and sightseeing in the tropical underwater pool are among other great attractions in this great vacation destination.
Israel has more individual orchestras than any other country in the world. Listening to classical music increases his IQ, which explains much about Israel’s leading position in many intellectual fields.
Israel has the largest number of start-up companies per capita (hence the nickname “the starting nation”). It is the third in the world in terms of availability of venture capital.
The second largest bathroom complex in the entire Roman Empire was built in Israel. Spa lovers can relax on the old-fashioned resort of the 2000-year-old resort in Hamat Jadr.
There are 35 commercial and commercial factories in Israel and 250 wineries. Carmel, Tepperberg, Tishbi and a number of other prestigious wineries offer activities to visitors – you can watch wines made from start to finish and take part in tasting afterward.
There are 136 beaches in Israel. It is a paradise for sun, sea and “matkot”, the unofficial national sport, but somehow formal, and it’s a traditional beach tennis game without a net or a dozen.
Israel is the home of the only underwater restaurant. Enjoy a Middle Eastern meal with a difference at Red Sea Star.
Israeli banknotes are written in Braille so that the blind can identify them accurately.
Israel is home to the world’s only theater company composed entirely of deaf and blind actors, based in Jaffa. Prior to the presentation, visitors could experience fully dining in the dark at NaLaga’at while served by blind waiters.
Cherry tomatoes, lovable salads and light appetizers were invented in Israel.