Conseil aux Voyageurs : ne faites pas confiance aux Conseils aux Voyageurs.
Herzog requested that the Ambassador re-examine language on organized crime in the Department’s Travel Warning for Israel, and that it be removed if possible. The Ambassador assured Herzog that he would review the language when the warning is next revised.
Sinon : de l’importance du fondamentalisme religieux dans l’économie israélienne
The Minister said that Evangelical Christian tourism from the United States was an important component of the 37-percent rise in 2006, and commented that his minstry had recently opened an office marketing to Evangelicals in Los Angeles. According to Herzog, former Tourism Minister (and current Finance Minister) Avraham Hirchson continues to support a commitment he had made to the Evangelical community to build a Christian heritage park near Lake Kinneret. Herzog said that Hirchson was working on legislation to purchase, zone, and allot 200 dunams of land to the non-profit National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) for construction of the Christian tourist attraction.