Israel is one of 193 or so countries on the planet, home to 0.11% of the approximately 8 billion people who live on it.
So when Israel — or Israeli places or institutions — show up on a global ranking, it’s worthy of at least a little bit of praise.
Mazal tov, therefore, to Jerusalem’s La Piedra restaurant, which was just ranked as 38th on the Italian-based Top 50 Pizza guide. This is the first time an Israeli establishment, or a kosher one, made that list.
And congrats as well to the Mezoke Dragot beach at the Dead Sea, which was ranked 17th on the Naturist Society’s top 20 nudist beaches worldwide.