Is Israel safe?

Probably the #1 question I receive is this one.  Since I have been to Israel so many times, in some ways it still catches me off-guard as I genuinely feel safer in Israel than I do in the USA!  On our last trip to Israel in 2020, I actually took my 10 year old grandson on the trip with us!  Sure there are some areas we will not travel to in Israel due to discretion, just as there are areas of the USA that I would practice discretion with.  The reality is that Israel is very much different than some of our media portray it as.