A tranquil park in Tokyo, (not) far from the madding crowd. Moshe Gilad

Why Are So Many Israelis Suddenly Visiting Japan?

With prices falling, the number of tourists flocking to the Land of the Rising Sun has soared over the past five years.

Israelis’ Facebook pages have been filled in recent months with photos of sushi at Tokyo restaurants, gardens and temples in Kyoto, religious processions in Nara and museums in Hiroshima. The “Land of the...

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