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Tourism to Israel Hits All-time High

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Despite the threats the Jewish state faces, tourists have spent the year flocking to the Holy Land in record numbers. Our friends at JNS report that so far in 2017, tourism to Israel has reached an all-time high:

Tourism to Israel has reached an all-time high, with 1.74 million tourists arriving in the first six months of 2017, a 26-percent increase from the same time last year.

Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics reported that compared with the same period in 2016, there has been a 76-percent increase in tourism from China, a 30-percent increase from Russia and a 20-percent increase from the U.S.

In June, some 303,000 tourists arrived in Israel, a 28.4-increase from that month a year ago.

“The June tourism statistics bring us to record levels for incoming tourism in the first six months of the year,” said Israeli Tourism Minister Yariv Levin...

Join The Fellowship in Israel for our 2017 Journey Home Tour, and you can take part in this record-setting wave of Holy Land visitors! Learn more now.

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