Israel is a country that attracts foreigners with its traditions of hospitality, Mediterranean climate, an endless variety of attractions: historical, archaeological and religious monuments. And the tourist infrastructure - health resorts, luxurious beaches and nature reserves, comfortable hotels, shopping centers and exotic bazaars of noisy cities, numerous religious temples - meets the most stringent requirements.
A trip to Israel is a wonderful choice for a family vacation. Resorts on the coasts of the Mediterranean, Red and Dead Seas, numerous attractions for children, a rich excursion program, medical tourism annually attract thousands of foreigners. And Russians are also tempted by the current visa-free entry to the State of Israel and the absence of a language barrier - after all, about a quarter of the country's residents speak Russian.
The uniqueness of this state, national originality, richness of culture and religious traditions of the society encourage the tourist to familiarize himself with the rules of conduct on its territory in advance. Both travelers who use the services of tour operators and those who prefer to plan their trips on their own should know how to behave in Israel.
A trip to this country will leave pleasant memories for tourists only if they treat with understanding and respect the laws and regulations adopted on its territory that ensure the safety of Israelis and foreign guests. Foreigners arriving in Israel are required to comply with the instructions of the security personnel at the airport.
In addition, they are strongly encouraged to know and comply with a number of requirements of state law enforcement agencies when visiting official institutions, most public places and public events.
The norms of behavior in different countries are often not similar, and sometimes even contradictory. The customs and traditions followed by the Russians are different than those followed by the Israelis. Therefore, in order to avoid conflicts and embarrassing situations when communicating with the local population, the main rule of how to behave as a Russian tourist in Israel is observed: - to be aware of being just a guest in this country, to respect the national culture and lifestyle of its owners.
For tourists, there are rules for visiting holy places or other religious monuments. It is recommended that you familiarize yourself with them in advance. The necessary information can be easily found on the Internet or obtained from the tour operator's guide.
For example, clothing requirements are met. The length of women's skirts or dresses is only much below the knee, and the blouse or the upper part of the dress completely covers the shoulders and arms. Men should also dress appropriately for the occasion. Of course, shorts, T-shirts and similar clothing are excluded. More often women, but sometimes men also need to wear a headdress.
The Temple of All Religions (Ecumenical Temple) is located in the village of Old Arakchino. It was built according to the project of the Kazan architect Ildar Khanov and includes elements of Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism and polytheism.