Is it safe to travel to Israel?

I'm from australia and am going to be travelling europe next year, I just want to know whether it would be safe for me to visit Israel? i'm very interested in the history and would like to see some of the holy sites but i would rather skip it and live than be hit by a bomb. also, do women in Israel need to... show more I'm from australia and am going to be travelling europe next year, I just want to know whether it would be safe for me to visit Israel? i'm very interested in the history and would like to see some of the holy sites but i would rather skip it and live than be hit by a bomb. also, do women in Israel need to cover up? and would it be safe for a woman to walk the streets alone during the day? i've been told in some middle eastern countries it's dangerous.
thanks!
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