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Iran Holding 155 Mile Ultramarathon in Hottest Spot on Earth

In 2005, the Lut Desert registered a temperature of 70.7°C, or 159.26° F.

Jews Talk Back to Peter Beinart

Prime Minister Netanyahu has since apologized for the Israeli police brutality against the gifted American visitor, suggesting it was human error. Bibi, as Bibi does, was lying.

Israeli Government Preparing for Continued Steep Rise in Tourism

The lack of manpower in housekeeping is one of the most difficult problems facing hotel operations in Israel. Turns out Israelis don't like cleaning up after visiting foreigners. Who knew?

Israel Bars 90 Turkish Tourists with Fake Visas

The Turks' purpose in the visit was to visit al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, one of the tourists said, stating: “The only dream of the group that consists of mainly young people was to see Jerusalem.”

Israel Launching Moon Mission This December

First Israeli lunar spacecraft set to land on moon Feb. 13, 2019, making Israel fourth country to reach Earth's satellite.
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Meet Harvest2Order – 2 Israeli Expats Who Revolutionized Salad

Most of the salads you'll be served are kept on the premises in futuristic, hydroponic display cases, and are cut, mixed and served before your eyes.

Tel Aviv Celebrates 15th Anniversary of UNESCO’s ‘White City’ Proclamation

Since receiving the title, every year the city of Tel Aviv celebrates the proclamation with a series of White Night events that connect to Tel Avciv's DNA of a Nonstop City.

Extreme Tourism: Come Watch Pascal Sacrifice on Mount Gerizim, Slaughtered Lambs and All

The signal is given the lambs are slaughtered and the process of preparing them to be roasted whole begins.

Comprehensive List: Jerusalem’s Independence Day Celebrations April 18-20

This year marks the 70th anniversary of Israel's independence and the 50th anniversary of the Unification of Jerusalem. To celebrate both occasions, a variety of events will take place throughout the city from April 18 to 19, free of charge.
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Top NFL Players in Israel for a Week of Fun

Our friends at Boomerang have been selected to escort the tour and release videos for mainstream and social media.

Cutting Trip Shorter by Flying over Saudi Arabia, Air India to Corner Market on...

Air India will get a one-time grant of $930,000 from Israel for launching its direct flights between New Delhi and Tel Aviv, paid out in three $310,000 installments.

Unique Tourism Outfit Offers Luxurious Jewish Heritage Cruises in Germany’s Rivers

In case you were curious, the Dachau concentration camp is one of the final stops on the Uniworld Cruise.

As US Anti-Semitism Flourishes, ‘Jewish Voice for Peace’ Calls to Boycott ‘Birthright’ Visits to...

At a time when the number of violent anti-Semitic assaults taking place in the United States is rising dramatically, programs such as Birthright and Nefesh B'Nefesh are crucial to facilitate the immigration of American Jews to Israel as the most obvious remedy

Chabad to Provide Kosher Food, Services, to Jews Attending Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Daily Torah seminars exploring the Jewish message behind sports and the meaning of competition will take place at one of the two Pyeongchang Chabad centers and at the Jewish room in the Olympic Village.

Tel Aviv–Jerusalem High-Speed Train Passes First Test Ahead of April 2018 Opening

The new, high-speed railway has been criticized by the political left and the Palestinian Authority for passing through about 4 miles of Judea and Samaria, most of it through tunnels.

Turkey’s Erdoğan Promoting Tourism to Israel #ThyKudüseİndirimYap

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is calling on Muslims to visit the Al Aqsa mosque on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem in solidarity.

180 Jewish Fathers Follow in their Wives’ Footsteps to Israel

The trips inspire men to connect deeply with their Jewish heritage, and transform themselves, their families – and ultimately their communities and the wider world.

Ministry Declares Best Six Months Ever in Israeli Tourism History

1.74 million tourist entries were recorded in January-June 2017, an increase of 26% over the same period in 2016 (1.38 million), and 24% more than in 2015.

Government Introduces Bonuses to Retain Arab Household Staff at Dead Sea Hotels

While huge resources are being invested in the development of Dead Sea beaches and infrastructure to attract more tourists, the hotels are finding it difficult to absorb the increased traffic.

20th Maccabiah Starts Thursday: 10,000 Athletes from 80 Countries, 150,000 Foreign Guests

The 20th Maccabiah will feature competitions in 40 different sports, including two new additions: lacrosse and bridge.

Alitalia Pays Out $6,500 to Israelis Stuck in Rome Without Diapers

'Is it conceivable that every time a passenger in Israel needs to contact the defendant to clarify details regarding his or her flight, or customer service, they can only do so by emailing an overseas representative?' Estreicher wrote, wondering if such correspondence was expected to be conducted in Italian.

Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Use OU Services for Kashrut Certification

The natural choice for kashrut supervisors around the globe are the Chabad emissaries.

Tunisia Seeking UNESCO Recognition for Jewish Priests’ Island

The Jewish population of Djerba consisted mainly of kohanim (priests), and some claim that they are the only bona fide kohanim we have today.

Iceland’s WOW Air to Offer Tel Aviv – New York $149 RT Flights

Bring your own food and water, and download a movie on your iPad or laptop ahead of the flight.
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Jordan Protesting Israel’s Infringing on Its Citizen’s Right to Stab Israelis

Minister Momani did not mention the stabbing in his statement, saying instead that his death was a crime, and that Israel is responsible, as the occupying power in Jerusalem.

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