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Large First Temple Period Gate-Shrine Excavated in Central Israel

25 Elul 5776 – September 28, 2016
Minister Miri Regev said “the uncovering of these finds joins a long list of discoveries that enlighten us about our historic past, a past that is manifested in our country’s soil and in the writings of the Book of Books.”

Israelis Ignore Warnings, Flock to Turkey for High Holiday Vacation

25 Elul 5776 – September 27, 2016
"Israeli tourists by now have figured that every place is dangerous, which is why economic considerations overcome security concerns."

Rosen Hotels Makes Kosher Simple

24 Elul 5776 – September 26, 2016
Zayde’s Kosher Catering exceeding expectations for Jewish families on- and off-site

Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport Braces for 30,000 Travelers to Uman

23 Elul 5776 – September 25, 2016
Tens of thousands of travelers are heading this week to Uman to pray at the grave site of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov.

IDF Warns Soldiers: Do Not Drive by App Alone

12 Elul 5776 – September 14, 2016
The IDF is telling its soldiers not to rely on any GPS navigation apps for directions when driving from one place to another; it might cost them their lives.

Bubby’s Version of Instagram – Now Up for Auction in Israel

Special postcards from Israel sell for hundreds of dollars.

Great Synagogue of Pilsen Returns to Jews of Czech Republic

10 Elul 5776 – September 13, 2016
The famed Great Synagogue of Pilsen is returning to Jewish hands and hearts after 20 years as a Czech concert hall and art museum.

Commuter Alert: 3 Tel Aviv Train Stations Close for 8 Days

9 Elul 5776 – September 11, 2016
The railroad system in the Tel Aviv area is getting a major overhaul -- and commuters must bite the bullet for the next eight days.

FAA Warning Against Boarding with Samsung Galaxy Note 7

6 Elul 5776 – September 9, 2016
The batteries exploded or caught fire during recharging.

Israel Railways Back on Track

2 Elul 5776 – September 5, 2016
The trains are running again and back on schedule, with infrastructure maintenance finished for the time being, according to Israel Railways.

10 United Flight Passengers Hurt Due to ‘Severe, Unexpected Turbulence’

27 Av 5776 – August 31, 2016
The pilot was forced to make an emergency landing due to the severity of the unexpected turbulence.

Egypt Opens Rafah-Gaza Crossing for Hajj Pilgrimage to Mecca

27 Av 5776 – August 30, 2016
Egypt has opened its sole crossing with Gaza to allow Muslims to travel to Mecca for the Hajj.

Israel Pays GPS App Waze to Push Periphery Tourism

24 Av 5776 – August 28, 2016
The initiative is part of a new Waze campaign of the ministry to promote Israel's more remote site to potential visitors.

Tourists Assaulted by Israeli Arabs, Police Detain, Confiscate Weapon of Soldier who Defended Them

20 Av 5776 – August 24, 2016
The soldier said he was forced to draw his personal weapon in order to deter the assailants and to protect the group.

Israir Moving Service Hub to Sderot

18 Av 5776 – August 21, 2016
Sderot, a.k.a. Bomb Shelter Capital of the World, is located less than a mile from the Gaza border.

Israeli Ministry of Tourism Launches Competition in Developing Tourism Applications

15 Av 5776 – August 18, 2016
The project is part of the ministry’s efforts to promote innovation and to diversify and improve the tourist experience in Israel.

Public Transportation to Undergo Major Expansion in Haifa

The public transportation system in Haifa is about to undergo a major expansion, radically improving access in the city.

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

14 Av 5776 – August 17, 2016
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.

Engine Gone, Israir Pilot Safely Lands Disabled Jet at Ben Gurion Airport

12 Av 5776 – August 16, 2016
Drama on the tarmac: fire and rescue personnel, medics and others waited as an Israeli passenger plane struggled to return to Tel Aviv with one engine down.

British Airlines Trims Food Service on Economy Flights

12 Av 5776 – August 15, 2016
British Airways is doing a little belt-tightening in the wake of Brexit, starting with meals on long-haul flights.

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