IGoogledIsrael.com offers a list of ” TEN Superb Reasons to Visit Israel in 2013.” In reverse order they are:

10. There’s something for EVERYONE!

9. Eye poppingly beautiful people

8. Jaw dropping vistas

7. The food

6. Top international acts performing concerts and shows

5. The 2013 Under 21 European [soccer] Championships

4. Sun, sun, and yes, more sun!

3. Amazing history and world-class attractions

2. 2012 was a record year for tourism – so don’t miss the party!

1. It’s safe – and yes, the Holy Land needs YOU