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  10/11/2011, Tishrei 13, 5772

September a Record Month for Tourism in Israel

A record number of tourists visited Israel during the month of September, according to figures released Monday by the Central Bureau of Statistics. The figures show that 284,000 visitors arrived in Israel in September, an increase of 5 percent compared to September of 2010 (which saw 270,000) and an increase of 7 percent compared to September of 2008. This year’s figure is the highest of all time.