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Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport Building Its First Hotel

Ben Gurion Airport finally will join most other major international airports by having a hotel for travelers. The Israel Airports Authority has approved construction for...

Maker of Undetectable Underwear Bomb Still at Large, Spawning Proteges

The new device was designed by "Al Qaeda's most diabolical bomb maker," Saudi-born Ibrahim Hassan Asiri.

Saudi Arabia Airline’s ‘No Israelis Allowed’ Policy Violates Law

Saudi Arabia Airline refuses to issue tickets in New York for Israelis, even if they are only stopping off in Saudi Arabia for a...

Yad Vashem Ranked a Top Museum by Travel Website

Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust memorial and museum, was ranked fourth in the top 25 museums in the world by the travel website TripAdvisor. Yad Vashem...

Chinese Crew Begins Blockbuster Filming in Old City (Video)

Watch a Chinese film crew capturing the magic of Jerusalem's Old City as a backdrop for a full-length romantic comedy. It’s also going to give Israel a big boost in tourism.

‘Mincha Starts in 3 Miles’

Scenes of Jews davening on the side of the highway just as common in the Jersey Turnpike as they are in Israel, but the country’s north-south superhighway “6” toll road now has mobile synagogues.

‘Non-Compliant’ NY Yeshiva Students Ejected from Flight

The senior class of Yeshiva of Flatbush in Brooklyn was kicked off a flight Southwest Airlines flight from New York to Atlanta on Monday...

Netanyahu Aims for 10 Millions Tourists a Year

Israel will host 10 million tourists a year by the end of the decade, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told the Second Jerusalem Tourism Conference...

Israel’s Semi-Automatic Tavor Rifle May Replace M-16s at Airport

Tourists landing at Ben Gurion Airport soon may see guards toting the Israel-made Tavor rifle instead of the traditional M-16, according to Israel defense, The...

Lauder to Hungarian PM: Stop Antisemitism or Jews Might Leave

"Today, Jews are again wondering whether they will have to leave the country."

Airline Strike Ends after Deal with El Al

The Histadrut national labor union has called off its planned shutdown of Ben Gurion Airport Tuesday morning, and workers of Israeli airlines have ended...

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...

Cabinet Approves ‘Open Skies’ Agreement and Skies Stayed Closed

El Al has cancelled all flights that were scheduled to take off before 9 p.m. (2 p.m. EDT) as its workers continue to strike...

Unions Threaten To Ground El Al Flights Sunday

Unions at El Al, Arkia and Israir Airlines announced Thursday they will ground all planes beginning Sunday if the government carries outs plan to...

Scottish Brewer from Gush Etzion Crafts Traditional Beer

What a brew! A Scottish brew master, his Tunisian wife and two Yanks operate a boutique brewery. They produce several hundred bottles a month and plan more.

Airline Glatt Kosher Demand Doubles

The number of travelers requesting kosher meals continues to rise, and requests for glatt kosher meals has more than doubled in the past five...

Israelis Warned ‘Don’t Go Back to Egypt for Passover’

Every year, a few thousand Israelis think there is nothing better to do on Passover but to celebrate the Exodus from Egypt by going back there, apparently thinking that terror is better then slavery.

Angry Israeli passenger Arrested for False Bomb Threat in Newark

Two men, one of them an Israeli who was bumped from his flight even though his luggage was on board, learned quickly at Newark airport that bomb hoaxes are no joke. Both were arrested.

Italian FM: Israel First on Path to Secure Middle East

Should Tehran acquire nuclear capabilities, others would follow and the Middle East—at the very doorstep of Europe—would enter this new regional nuclear race.”

Half-Jewish, Half-Saudi Woman Suing for 9/11 Strip Search

Shoshana Hebshi, a half-Jewish, half-Arab woman from Ohio is suing Frontier Airlines, the FBI, TSA and other governmental agencies after she says she was forced off a flight, strip-searched, and imprisoned on the tenth anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks.

Record Breaking Year for Israeli Tourism – Despite War

Despite a major defensive military operation, 2012 saw more incoming tourists than any other year in Israeli history, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Tourism on Tuesday.

Cost of Commute from NYC to NJ Going Up Sunday

For the first time since September 2011, tolls for travelers going in and out of Manhattan are going up.

UFO Halts Ben-Gurion Airport Traffic

The Israeli Air Force are not taking any chances following Saturday's incursion and all Ben Gurion traffic was halted after radar detected a UFO flying over the airport.

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

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

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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