Israeli dating customs

Each nationality is inextricable from its religious identity.

The Palestinians are Arabs whose traditions are founded in Muslim culture; the Jews define their culture in large part around their religion as well.

Once you get a conversation going they usually open up fast and become friendly and candid.

Israeli women are pretty real and "in your face" type – no fake smiles or such – what you see is what you get.

Generally speaking Israelis are friendly, they like to communicate a lot, they have seen the world and are thus more “open minded” (most have travelled quite a bit) and they are healthy and attractive. Since two years military service is mandatory for girls in Israel – at the age of 18 - they tend to be a lot more mature mentally in their early 20’s compared to women their age elsewhere around the world.

Israelis can be a great choice as a partner for life! Due to the mix and match that was going on between Jewish people from different parts of the world – all meeting in Israel – the final result is stunning as far as the Israeli women. The women in Israel tend to be very independent and opinionated.

The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra plays at venues throughout the country and abroad, and almost every city has its own orchestra, many of the musicians hailing from the former Soviet Union.

Folkdancing is popular in Israel, and Israeli modern dance companies, among them the Batsheva Dance Company, are highly acclaimed in the dance world.

were dancing because they were about to realize what was one of the most remarkable and inspiring achievements in human history: A people which had been exiled from its homeland two thousand years before, which had endured countless pogroms, expulsions, and persecutions, but which had refused to relinquish its identity—which had, on the contrary, substantially strengthened that identity; a people which only a few years before had been the victim of mankind’s largest single act of mass murder, killing a third of the world’s Jews, that people was returning home as sovereign citizens in their own independent state." expresses the declaration to be by virtue of our natural and historic right and on the basis of the resolution of the United Nations General Assembly.

The Jordan River stretches 200 miles (322 kilometers) from Syria in the north, emptying into the Dead Sea. This includes an estimated 171,000 Israeli settlers in the West Bank, 20,000 in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, 6,500 in the Gaza Strip, and 172,000 in East Jerusalem.

The Dead Sea (technically a lake) is, at 1,312 feet (400 meters) below sea level, the lowest inland sea on earth. The population is roughly 80 percent Jewish; of the total population, 32.1 percent were born in Europe or America; 20.8 percent in Israel; 14.6 percent in Africa; and 12.6 percent in Asia. The modern Hebrew language was designed by Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, a Lithuanian Jew who moved to Palestine in the 1880s.

The roots of the culture of Israel developed long before the foundation of the State of Israel in 1948, and reflect Jewish history in the diaspora, Jewish culture, the ideology of the Zionist movement that developed in the late 19th century, as well as the history and traditions of the Arab Israeli population and ethnic minorities that live in Israel, among them Druze, Circassians, Armenians and more.

Tel Aviv and Jerusalem are considered the main cultural hubs of Israel.