What to Expect at Ben-Gurion Airport : Part 1

When passing through security: be patient, expect questions and answer frankly.

Crossing a frontier can be an intimidating experience. There may be guards or officials who were born to be suspicious, or who revel in their authority to search you or deny you entry to their country. And it is doubly disconcerting if you don’t speak their language and are relatively clueless about their culture and social norms.