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Tel Aviv Celebrates 15th Anniversary of UNESCO’s ‘White City’ Proclamation

Since receiving the title, every year the city of Tel Aviv celebrates the proclamation with a series of White Night events that connect to Tel Avciv's DNA of a Nonstop City.

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?

Jerusalem Shabbat Public Transportation Project in Danger of Closing

The main contributor to the project has ceased all his support, because of his own financial trouble.

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.

El Al Airline Makes Emergency Landing in Montana

An El Al airline made an emergency landing Sunday in Montana due to a possible fire in an engine.

Heathrow Goes Kosher

Kosher meat and dairy sandwiches now are available at four Heathrow Airport terminals, according got Kosher Today. The London international hub offers kosher food at...

Air France Flight 83 Diverts Due to Threat

An unspecified threat sent an Air France flight to Paris from San Francisco to Montreal instead.

Man with Gun Detained at Ben Gurion, Soldier with Bullets Stopped in Tashkent

'Alongside our obligation to help an Israeli in distress, the Foreign Ministry reiterates it warning to avoid flying abroad with weapons or ammunition.'

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.

High Court OK’s Jerusalem Day Flag Parade Through Muslim Quarter in Old City

The High Court gave a green light for the Jerusalem Day Flag Parade to march through the Muslim Quarter.

In NYC, Winter Storm Stella Brought A Mess But No Disaster

Although winter storm Stella packed a wallop in the north and south, New York City was largely spared its wrath.

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...

Jerusalem Light Rail Expansion Approved, City to Add More Lines

The Jerusalem municipality has approved two more lines for the city's Light Rail and an extension of the current Red Line.

TIME Includes Jerusalem in Top 10 World’s Best Cities

TIME Magazine includes Jerusalem in Top 10 World's Best Cities this year.

United Airlines Launches Direct Tel Aviv-Washington Route

United operates two daily flights to Israel from Newark Airport in New Jersey, and one from San Francisco, California.

Bethlehem May Charge a Fee for Tourists to Enter

The "symbolic fee" would supposedly force an improvement in tourist services, but would the pope and Jimmy Carter fork up the shekels?

EU Bans Iran’s Aseman Airlines From European Air Space

Iran's third largest airline is banned from flying through European air space due to safety restrictions.

Lufthansa Airline Ordered to Pay $1,400 Over Lack of Kosher Food

It took years for the airline passenger to win a small claims lawsuit after the airline forgot his kosher meal.

Brussels Police Find Third Bomb, Evacuate Nuclear Plants as ISIS Takes Responsibility for Attack

Brussels police have found more bombs and suspicious objects after ISIS terror attacks in the morning.

Israel Wants Christians to Fund Non-Jewish ‘Birthright’ Program

Israeli Tourism Minister Uzi Landau says that he hopes to create a program modeled after Taglit-Birthright Israel trips for young Evangelical Christians, as part...

Israeli Tourism Industry Hoping to Lure Blocked Sharm el-Sheikh Customers

The Tourism Bureau estimated that the incoming tour cancellations for the winter season will be about 25%

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...

Record Number of Israelis Take the Train

More than 200,000 Israelis ride the train every day, except Shabbat, a new record.

El Al Accident in Amsterdam Due to Fog, Tow Truck Driver

The passengers were forced to spend the Sabbath at hotels in Amsterdam.

Israeli Tourism Figures Continue to Surge

Some 3.1 million tourists visited Israel between January and September.

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