Kahlon’s Bright Approach to Cutting the Burgeoning Deficit: Tax the Tourists

Hey, maybe they could send Shin Bet agents to rob tourists' of their cash, watches and jewelry, that could bring down that deficit real good.

PM Netanyahu Visits Ancient Shilo with Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee

Prime Minister Netanyahu, former Gov. Huckabee and Binyamin Regional Council Chairman Gantz planted trees at the ancient and modern Jewish site.

El Al to offer direct flights between Tel Aviv and Chicago

Next on the U.S. horizons: San Francisco starting on May 13; Las Vegas beginning on June 14; and Orlando, Fla., as of July 2.

Israelis Detained and Deported at Kiev Airport Due to Dispute with Ukraine

The straw that broke the camel's back was the treatment of the mayor of Kiev and former professional boxer Vitali Klitschko, who came to Israel to attend a conference of mayors in Jerusalem two weeks ago.

Record Number of Tourists Entered Israel in 2018

Inbound tourism reached 4.1 million in 2018, breaking the previous record from 2017.

Israel, US Join Worldwide Grounding of Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

The FAA said new information had come to light in its investigation of the Ethiopian Airlines crash this past Sunday that indicated “some similarities” with the crash of a Lion Airlines plane in October 2018.

New Israeli English-Language Startup Offers Hiking, B & B, Guided Group Treks

Each hike features nightly stays at a bed-and-breakfast and includes breakfast and lunch; paper maps, a GPS mobile phone app, an initial pre-trek briefing the evening before each trip, as well as 24/7 customer service support.

Ryanair to Offer Daily Tel Aviv-Berlin Direct Flights

Earlier this month the Irish carrier was the first to land flights at Israel's new Ramon International Airport, on the outskirts of the Red Sea resort city of Eilat.

Two Israelis Among Those Killed in Deadly Ethiopian Airlines Plane Crash

Within six minutes of an 8:38 am Sunday departure from Addis Ababa’s Bole International Airport, air traffic control lost contact with the pilot of...

Watch: Arava Rivulet Turns into a Dangerous River Flood in Minutes

On its way, the hour-old river sweeps everything in its path.

MTA Board Kills MetroCard Bonuses, Raises Tolls

Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio propose paying up capital projects' costs by charging drivers who enter Manhattan below 61st Street.

Judaean Desert Looks Majestic in Winter, Too

The Dead Sea has a weaker UVB radiation, and the air has a higher oxygen content as compared to oxygen concentration at sea level.

Locust Plague of Biblical Proportion to Hit Egypt in Time for Passover

Control operations have treated nearly 85,000 hectare since December, of which 30,000 hectare were treated in the past three weeks in Egypt, Eritrea, Saudi Arabia and Sudan.

In Meeting with Orthodox Official, United Airlines Vows to Combat Anti-Semitism in Its Ranks

The airline reached out to the Orthodox chamber of commerce after it had publicized "troubling" incidents involving United, a young Jewish mother, and an elderly Jewish couple.

El Al Announces New Direct Flight to Orlando, Florida

Florida is Israel’s 13th-largest trade partner worldwide and one of 33 U.S. states holding cooperative economic agreements with Israel.

Sun D’Or to Begin Direct Flights From Israel to Japan

The announcement was made Wednesday at the Israeli Embassy in Tokyo.

EL AL Announces New Routes to Orlando, Las Vegas, San Francisco

If it gets the green light it would provide a major boost to Israeli tourism.

Israel to Invest $6.8 Million in Converting Tel Aviv Offices into Hotel Rooms

Hotel entrepreneurs will receive from the Tourism Ministry grants of 10% of their total investment.

Roseanne Buddies with Miri Regev in Old City Streets

Anyone out there wants to start a petition? Draft Roseanne to the Knesset?

Sorry, Christians, No Baptism Today – Too Much Water in Jordan River

The baptism site, a.k.a. Qasr el Yahud (Castle of the Jews in Arabic), is the official name of a baptism site in the Jordan River Valley in Samaria.

Ground Stop at Newark Liberty Int’l Airport Due to Drone Activity

Some flights were held at their points of departure in order to slow down incoming traffic at Newark.

Israel Inaugurates New International Airport to Boost Eilat Tourism

Constructed at a cost of some $500 million, it has an annual capacity of 2.5 million passengers. It is able to handle 20 takeoffs and landings an hour and accommodate large aircraft, such as Boeing 747s.

Israel Navy Rescues Drifting French Sailor

The sailor, Jean Francois Colas, 60, was taken to an Israeli hospital in Ashdod for further treatment.

Jewish Tourism Minister: Normalizing Ties with Israel ‘Sensitive Matter’

Needless to say, Trabelsi was attacked on Tunisian social media for the very fact of giving an interview to Israeli TV.

Israel Still Having Lots of Weather

The coming days will see floods in riverbeds and possibly snow in the mountain peaks in different areas.


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