Question regarding traveling to the State of Israel, a Middle Eastern country home to the holy sites of many religions

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What considerations should I make for traveling in Israel on the Sabbath?

I am planning to travel around Israel (from Oct 19 to Nov 5th), and I am wondering what effect the Sabbath will have on transport, restaurants and the sights. Should I be planning to not do anything ...
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How do I visit Petra from Israel?

I am going to Israel later in the year and would like to visit Petra while im in the region. I understand that as an Uk citizen, I need visa but I dont need to apply for one pior to travelling? ...
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How long does it take for a US citizen to get a visa to travel to Israel?

I just want to know how far in advance I need to plan these kind of logistics.
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Tel Aviv a good base to see Israel & Palestine?

I'm planning to spend 3 weeks in Israel & Palestine. I'm open to seeing all of the region apart from the Gaza Strip. I'm told the region is relatively small and I could feasibly stay in Tel Aviv ...