60,000 tourists to visit Israel during Passover and Easter


April 14, 2023

(JNS) — Some 60,000 tourists are expected to arrive in Israel during the Passover and Easter holidays, injecting nearly $100 million into the economy.

Passover begins on Wednesday at sundown and runs seven days in the Jewish state and eight days in the Diaspora.

Easter is marked on April 9, and the monthlong Muslim festival of Ramadan began on March 22.

Last month, 352,000 tourist entries were recorded and, overall, 916,000 tourists have visited Israel since the beginning of the year.

“The positive trend in incoming tourism, along with the increase in domestic tourism, leads to prosperity for...

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