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Israel has two distinct seasons: winter and summer
Winter runs from April to October and Summer from May to September.
Summers are hot, in the 80°-90° F range (27°-32°). Winters are mild, 50°-60° (10°-15°C). Between December and March, you’ll see snow on Mount Hermon summit which is 2,814 metres (9,232 ft) above sea level. It may snow in Jerusalem and Galilee.
The city of Eilat in the south typically enjoys good weather all year.
New Israel Shekel (NIS) 3.7 NIS = 1 US dollar. Currency can be exchanged at hotels, banks, etc. All major credit cards are accepted.
Hebrew, Arabic and English
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Taxi – just flag one down or try the popular ride hailing app, Gett
220 volts at 50 Hertz
Meeting someone for the first time, Israelis may be formal and use last names, but first names will be used thereafter. The most common parting word is “Shalom” (peace).