Tips for making images in Israel? in Stock photography discussion and contributor experience Posted June 3, 2017 During arrival at Tel Aviv Airport it can be that you're pre-checked for Security before reaching the boarder entry desk. They asking you what you're doing in Israel, your place to stay and something more. For your departure you should check in earlier than at other Airports. Lot of questioning and Security screenings. Avoid to take big batteries like the Quantum-stuff or similar with your hand-luggage. There's a good chance that you undergo an intense security monitoring and that you have to pull out every piece of equipment for an intense hand-control. It can be that part of your equipments which "look" suspious are blocked to travel in your hand-luggage. They keep it for a couple of days in Israel and will manually check it. Once everything is fine the Battery for instance will be send to you home location by another plane as regular freight. I have "experienced" this more than twice personally in TV. On the other side I had never any bad experience with photographing locals, jews, arabs or whatever. I've been also to Ramallah which is a totally different part. Don't take photographs at checkpoints and have always an "eye on the street", be careful in some parts of the Old Town and surrounding areas. No pictures are allowed inside Yad Vashem.