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Is it dangerous to visit Israel?
Not at all! Israel is now one of the worldsmost progressive countries in terms of
equality for the GLBTQ community. We enjoy
growing visibility and acceptance. True, the
small Jewish state is surrounded by hostile
Arabs, and even inhabited by some, but we
made sure you will not encounter them. They
are imprisoned in their cities and villages bymeans of state-of-the-art security systems,
such the Separation Wall and numerous
military checkpoints.Furthermore, thousands
of sexy, armed soldiers patrol the streets of
Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, so that you could feel
safe, as well as aroused, at all times.
Fun facts and answers to frequently asked questions dispelling common
stereotypes about Israel. *
8/7/2019 Pinkwashing Apartheid
What are the main tourists attractions?
How to best enjoy Tel Aviv and its LGBT vibrant night life?
Tel Aviv is designed to offer everyone the ultimate
holiday experience. The key for this welcoming
atmosphere is the people. To ensure friendly and
easy going communication with the locals, avoid all
references to local politics, social-economic and cultural
topics. Earn their respect by exchanging experiences of
military service and discussing the increasing Muslim
threat across Europe. Attention! Avoid hazardous
misunderstandings with the security personnel and
patrons of night life, dining and shopping spots. Show
cultural sensibility by cultivating a credible white,
afluent and gender normative Identity. Under no
circumstances allow yourself to be, or be mistaken for
an Arab! Explain that LGBTQ Arabs DO NOT EXIST, and
therefore this must be an ill informed error. Failing to
do so may provoke a violent reaction.
*Disclaimer: This information only applies to white middle class male tourists. Israel is a modern western
country. As such, people of color, women, poor income, and people of counter- normative gender identities
may encounter verbal and physical abuse, and sexual harassment. If lucky enough to enter the gates of
Israel at the air-port, they still might be denied access to public and commercial spaces and services.
Israel: the cutting edge of high-tech development:
The main export of Israel is military technologies
and homeland security. Come and experience
Hands-on advanced civilians control and
surveillance by visiting shopping centers in theheart of Tel Aviv or see the gated settlements in
romantic Jaffa. Cruise down the spectacular Jewish-
only roads, take a walking tour around selected
sections of the Separation Wall (Bigger and
Better then Berlins and STILL STANDING!), or the
imposing sealed borders of Gaza. Have a leisurely
picnic by one of the numerous checkpoints, or at the
demolished Bedouin villages in the majestic Negevdesert. Directly upon arrival at the airport you
could admire the newly constructed and brightly
decorated incarceration center for children!
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