Tourist tip #322 / Leaving Israel on a jet plane - and surviving it
When passing through security at the Ben-Gurion International Airport, just remember: 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.