What country is Gaza?
Gaza and the West Bank are claimed by the de jure sovereign State of Palestine. The territories of Gaza and the West Bank are separated from each other by Israeli territory.
Where is Palestinian located?
Palestine, area of the eastern Mediterranean region, comprising parts of modern Israel and the Palestinian territories of the Gaza Strip (along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea) and the West Bank (west of the Jordan River).
What is Palestine currency called?
Since the mid-1980s, the primary currencies used in the West Bank have been the Israeli new shekel and the Jordanian dinar. The shekel is used for most transactions, especially retail, while the dinar is used more for savings and durable goods transactions.
Where did Jesus buried?
Jewish tradition forbade burial within the walls of a city, and the Gospels specify that Jesus was buried outside of Jerusalem, near the site of his crucifixion on Golgotha (“the place of skulls”).
Where is Nazareth today?
Nazareth, Arabic an-Nāṣira, Hebrew Naẕerat, historic city of Lower Galilee, in northern Israel; it is the largest Arab city of the country.
Is Bethlehem safe for tourists?
The cities of Bethlehem, Ramallah and Jericho see large numbers of tourists including on organised tours and there have been no recent reports of any serious incidents involving foreigners. However, you should take care when travelling anywhere in the West Bank.
Does Israel have one timezone?
Israel Standard Time (IST) (Hebrew: שעון ישראל Sh’on Yisra’el, lit. “Clock of Israel”) is the standard time zone in Israel. It is two hours ahead of UTC (UTC+02:00).