Gay Guide Israel

Israel's gays and lesbians typically enjoy freedoms similar to their counterparts in European countries. This has included civil partnerships for homosexuals since 2002. Israeli men are very discreet and a local sex scene for gay men is just starting to develop. The only two saunas in Israel have European standards regarding layout and equipment.

Cities in Israel

Tel Aviv

Name: Yisra'él/Isra'il · Israël · Israele
Location: Middle East
Initials: ISR
International country code: 972 (omit 0 from area code)
International access code: 00, 012, 013, 014, 015, 018
Language: Modern Hebrew (Ivrit), Arabic, English and Russian are widely spoken
Area: 20,991 km² / 8,473 sq mi.
Currency: 1 New Shekel (NIS) = 100 Agorot
Population: 7,908,000
Capital: Jerusalem (Yerushalayim)
Religions: 76% Jewish, 17% Moslem, 2% Christian
Climate: The best time to visit is spring/fall. Apr-May/Sept-Oct). Summer (June-Aug) is quite warm along the coast, cooler in Jerusalem. Winter is mild along the coast, but it can snow in Jerusalem.
Important gay cities: Tel Aviv

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