One question about travel to Israel that I often get asked concerns safety. When people hear the words "the Middle East", they often have visual images that they see in the 15 second clips on the news. Consequently, those images are of deserts, violence, terrorists, riots, etc. As is usually the case, you can't always get a complete picture by only seeing 15 second sound bites. Earlier today, Todd Bolen provide a link to a promotional Israel video. The video has a good combination of historical, cultural, religious and modern images of Israel. I encourage you to watch it.
I've been busy lately and haven't been posting as much as I would like. However, that will change soon.
HT: Todd Bolen