Visitors traveling to Israel are required to hold a passport valid for at least six months from the day they are set to depart from the country. All visitors to Israel are entitled to remain in the country for up to three months from the date of their arrival.

In order to make travel to Israel easier, many countries have a Visa Waiver Program with Israel, allowing citizens to visit without arranging a visa in advance.

People traveling out of Israel on Israeli passports are banned from entering twelve countries, including: Algeria, Brunei, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Yemen.

An exception to this ban is Iraqi Kurdistan, which does have established relations with Israel. 

Despite these countries, the Israeli passport is considered strong, and those traveling on it have visa or visa-free arrival access to 160 different countries and territories. 

When leaving and entering Israel, travelers with Israeli passports are required to present them, no matter what other passports they hold from other countries.

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