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In 2017, 3.6 million tourists visited Israel.

By Israel Today Staff |
Photo: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

That’s an impressive 25 percent increase over the previous year. According to the Ministry of Tourism, those visitors spent 20 billion shekels (about 5.8 billion dollars). This led directly to a lot of new jobs, as hotels across the country had to increase staff by 8 percent

Most visitors came from the USA. Over 700,000 tourists arrived from there, an increase...

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