Thursday, November 18, 2010 I left Minsk-2 Airport for Tel-Aviv. I returned 11 days later on the 29th, having visited most of the important sites of the Holy Land, as well as seeing Petra in Jordan.
The official language in Israel is Hebrew. Israel in Hebrew is read right to left.
The Biblical name for the unit of currency, Shekel, is the same in present-day Israel. The exchange rate was 3.6 Shekels for one dollar.