Tourist Tip #212 Bring on the Noise on Independence Day

As Israelis spill out into the streets on Monday night to celebrate Israel's birthday, be prepared for a long and noisy night filled with lots of fun but maybe not so much sleep.

On Monday evening, as Memorial Day for Israel's fallen soldiers and terror victims ends and Independence Day begins, within minutes the somber, quiet streets of mourning morph into a raucous, rambunctious celebration of Israel's birthday.