Eurasian Sand Boa (eryx jaculus) חנק משריץ
Eryx jaculus is the only representative of the Boa family in Israel. This guy is in the middle of the shedding process as you can be seen by the shady color of his eyes.
Taken May 15th, 2004, Beit Berel, Israel.
For more pictures & information see the "Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Israel".