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Cabinet Approves Gospel Trail Tourist Cable Car

The project is a collaboration between Tourist Minister Yariv Levin, Aryeh Deri, Minister for the Development of the Negev and Galilee, and the municipality of Nazareth Illit.

Israel Railways Runs Free Memorial Day Shuttles to Cemeteries

Israel Railways is providing Memorial Day shuttles until 1 pm between train stations and cemeteries.

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.

Israel’s 2014 Cruise Ship Tourist Numbers Affected By… Operation Pillar of Defense

In 2014, cruise ship traffic to Israel decreased by almost two-thirds in comparison with the year before.

Israel Welcomes 130,000 Tourists for Holidays

The Tourism Ministry is expecting about 130,000 visitors in Israel over the period of Passover and the Christian Holy Week. About 20 direct flights are...

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.

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.

Civil Rights Groups Praise Decision Banning Gender Separation on El Al

"When the only contact people have with the Orthodox Jewish world is negative and aggressive, it reflects badly on all of us," a hareidi-religious businesswoman said.

Israel Warns Citizens Away from North Korea

Israeli citizens may think it's a good idea to visit North Korea as a tourist, but the government says otherwise.

Israeli, Russian Hikers Rescued From Blizzard on Russian-Mongolian Border

Two Israeli hikers called for help on their satellite phone after being caught in a blizzard on the Russian-Mongolian border.

In Jerusalem, 6,000 Christians March in Support of Israel

There was love in the air of Jerusalem on Thursday afternoon.

Jerusalem’s Western Wall Train Station to Be Named after President Trump

"I decided to name the Kotel station after US President Donald Trump, in appreciation of his courageous and historic decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel."

Tel Aviv is #3 in Top 10 Startup Ecosystems, 2nd Year in a Row

Tel Aviv came up third for the second year in a row on an 8-point rating scale, ahead of NYC and LA.

Plane to Russia Burst Into Flames at Ben Gurion Airport

A small plane departing for Russia burst into flames just before takeoff at noon Wednesday at Ben Gurion Intl Airport.

US Warns Americans Away From Golan Heights, Upper Galilee

The US Embassy in Tel Aviv issues a travel advisory to Americans against travel to the Galilee and Golan Heights.

Moroccan King Restores Jewish Names of Marrakech Ghetto

Established at the site of the sultan's stables, the Mellah was segregated for Jewish dwelling in 1558 by the Saadi dynasty which ruled Morocco from 1549 to 1659.

Fearing Vandalism, Eilat Hotels Refuse Guests Under Age 21, IDF Soldiers Included

Ronnie Pivko, CEO of the Club Hotel chain, said: "I feel the pain of the soldiers who want and are not allowed to stay with us, but the damage outweighs the pain."

El Al Spikes Prices Following Foreign Cancellations.

Did El Al intentionally spike prices, or was the sudden jump in air fares the normal function of airline economics?

Union to Ground All Ben Gurion Flights for Five Hours Tuesday

The Histadrut national labor union will shut down Ben Gurion Airport for five hours Tuesday morning in a solidarity move with employees of El...

It’s Raining Chocolates in Tel Aviv

Along with the much needed rain that drenched Israel this past weekend, Tel Aviv experienced a different kind of rain – chocolates galore –...

El Al to Buy and Lease Boeing Dreamliners in $800M-900M Deal

El Al announces it will buy and lease more than a dozen Boeing Dreamliner aircraft for its medium and long-haul fleet.

El Al Airline Pilots Ordered Back to Work

The striking pilots were ordered back to work and both sides were criticized by the judge at the Tel Aviv District Labor Court.

New Measures Taken by Israeli Government in Effort to Attract More Chinese Tourists ...

47,000 Chinese tourists visited Israel ( 以色列 ) last year, and the Tourism Ministry hopes that figure will reach 100,000 by the year 2018.

SPECIAL INVITATION: Tour Hebron This Monday with Yishai Fleisher #TourHebron

Space is limited for this unique tour, so reserve your seats now!

While in NYC, Bibi Devours Traditional Jewish Food

While staying at a Manhattan hotel, on Friday the Israeli prime minister made a phone "to go" purchase from Pomegranate.

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