East Broadway Station at the Heart of the Lower East Side Celebrates 85th Birthday

When the first subway train arrived at the Lower East Side station, it was welcomed with “gleeful shouts, applause, confetti and shouts of hurrah,” according to the Forward report.

Israeli Travelers Seek Inspiration in Jericho’s Hasmonean Palaces on Chanukah

The site covers an area of 30 acres and only a portion of the Second Temple period's Jericho.

Knesset Diaspora Committee Zoom-Meets UAE Jewish Leaders on Accommodating 10K Israeli Tourists Every Month

A Jewish Agency emissary will be arriving in the UAE as early as next week to work with the local Jewish community.

Mid-Air Rescue in the Time of Corona

"When I stood up and introduced myself as an EMT with United Hatzalah, people relaxed immediately."

Attacked by PA Website, Emirati Airline Deletes Ad Depicting Jerusalem’s Second Temple

"Muslims and Arabs reject the Jewish claim, and assert that Al-Aqsa Mosque is a holy place for Muslims only," according to Al-Quds.

Emirates, Flydubai, to Launch Regular Flights to Tel Aviv

Emirates boats its Flextracks technology used to plan and optimize routes efficiency, and the Tailored Arrivals program.

Report: El Al Plans to Restart Passenger Flights in October

On Oct. 12, El Al plans to resume flights along its main routes to New York, London and Paris.

Bus Driver Who Fled a Stop Where Wheelchair Bound Haredi Child Was Waiting Sued...

"The boy was shocked by the incident and even got into an emotional storm and asked to return home as the incident made him feel bad and scared of traveling on public transport."

Aviation Analyst: Saudi Arabia Will Permit Dubai-Ben Gurion Flights Over Its Airspace

The flight time over Saudi Arabia between Israel and the UAE will be cut substantially, to about 3 hours.

El Al Announces Flight Suspension Extended till Aug. 31

Nearly all of the airline's 6,500 employees have been on unpaid leave since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

El Al Desperately Trying to Delay Paying $400 Million to Class Action Travelers

The lawsuit claims that the way El Al treats its customers reflects a hostile attitude whereby the company ignores their complaints and expects them to understand its plight.

Israel Nationalizes El Al – 17 Years After Privatization

The deal is conditioned on El Al signing collective bargaining agreements with its employees that reflect efficiency measures required by the Finance Ministry.

Israel Ready to Nationalize El Al with Potential $150 Million Investment

The Finance Ministry demands a salary reduction across the board of El Al's management and Board of Directors, as well as taking away their privileges such as free flights in Business and First Class.

Israel Flies In 1 Million Portuguese Eggs to Alleviate Pre-Holiday Shortage

"Demand is higher than on any other Passover I remember, and the amount of eggs we marketed in the last month is significantly higher than our normal market share."

Watch: Traffic at Ben Gurion International Kept to a Minimum

Brian Schrauger recorded this pastoral scene at Ben Gurion International on a coronavirus Monday

Stunning: Israel’s Southern Canyons after the Floods

I am so grateful to Oded Sahar of the Israel Nature and Parks Authority for these images. I could stare at them for hours.

Gett’s Kosher Taxi App Faces 150 Million Shekel Racism Class Action Suit

"If there were a sincere religious intent here, they should have insisted on Arab drivers for the Mehadrin taxis."

Tel Aviv Ranked 16th Most Economically Influential City in the World

Forbes magazine has declared the coastal city the second-best worth visiting in the world.

Women of the Wall Fail to Provoke Smotrich into a Brawl: Too Busy

Of course, when he made the statement, Smotrich was referring to Chabadniks, but the statement he made.

Clergy From Around the Planet Gathered to Pray for the Environment at Megiddo National...

According to the Book of Revelation in the Christian Bible, Megiddo (Armageddon) is the prophesied location of a gathering of armies for a battle during the end times.
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Boeing 737 Splits into 3 Pieces on Runaway in Istanbul

Videos taken after the crash show passengers exiting through holes in the fuselage.

Is There Such a Thing as Israeli Cuisine? Who Cares?

In my humble opinion, one can gain half a pound by just looking at these images, they're so delicious.

Here We Go Again: Israeli Traveler Caught with 2.5 Kilos of Cannabis in India

In the past year, 12 Israelis have been arrested in India for possession of Indian hashish – the same substance that was found in the luggage of celebrity charas user Naama Issachar in Moscow airport.

Israelis Brave Gaza Rockets to Visit their Kalaniot

Over the weekend, Israelis flocked to the western Negev, to grab an eyeful of the annual miracle of the return of the Kalaniot – the red Anemone which paint the desert red each winter after the big rains.
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Watch: After Dry Decade, Roman Spring in Tiberias Hot Baths Came Back Thanks to...

Hammat Tiberias is an archaeological site of thermal baths located in the city of Tiberias.

Like Mushrooms after the Rain: Shaggy Manes at Site of World’s Biggest Tank Battle

Israel and especially the Golan have had a whole lot of rain in January, but for the Coprinus mushroom (דיואית) this is actually the end of the season.

Bennett Establishes 7 Nature Preserves in Judea & Samaria

"As usual, we have come to carry out the strengthening of our Land of Israel! Not talk. Deeds."

Blessed Rains Gush through Israel’s Nature Preserves

The Kinneret rose since Wednesday by 23 cm, and now stands at 211.10 meters below sea level.

First Scheduled Fast Train from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv to Depart Saturday Night

The line is 57 kilometers long (35.5 miles), about 32 km of which are on the new rail, which features nine bridges—3 km altogether, and five tunnels, 19 km in total.

Tourism Minister Attacks EU, NIF Conference to Kill Old City Cable Car

"This is a blatant and unacceptable intervention in Israel's internal affairs and its sovereign decisions."

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