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El Al Plane Damage Traced to Singapore, Cause Still Unknown

Damage that caused an El Al passenger plane in Israel to make an emergency landing last month has been traced to Singapore. Chana Ya'ar, 6/20/2011, 8:47 PM

Police Deny Golan Closed to Holiday Tourism

Only hotspots will be closed off, in case riots resume. Holiday visitors welcome.Gil Ronen, 6/6/2011, 8:47 PM

Tornadoes Whip Through Massachusetts

Two tornadoes whipped through Massachusetts Wednesday, claiming four lives and damaging towns and cities. Chana Ya'ar, 6/2/2011, 4:18 PM

Volcanic Ash Cloud Again Disrupts Flights in Europe

A volcanic ash cloud is once again expected to drift into European skies from Iceland and disrupt airline flights. Chana Ya'ar, 5/23/2011, 10:56 PM

Fear of Islam Appears as 2 Imams Pulled Off US Flight

Fear of Islam by at least some Americans was obvious Friday on a flight between two states in the southeastern U.S.Chana Ya'ar, 5/8/2011, 11:03 AM

Masada Most Popular Pay-to-Enter Tourist Site

The ancient Masada Fortress, overlooking the Dead Sea, was the most popular pay-to-enter tourist site last year, topping urban zoos.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/24/2011, 1:45 PM

Counter-Terror Officials: No Place Like Home for Passover

Staying in Israel for Passover is a lot safer than traveling to Greece, India, Turkey and Thailand, Israeli counter-terror officials advise.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/11/2011, 12:11 PM

'Israel: A Great Place to Visit, But People Need to Know That'

Israel National News TV visits the International Tourism Conference in Jerusalem and gets tips on how to improve tourism to Israel.Elad Benari and Yoni Kempinski, 4/1/2011, 4:14 AM

PM Netanyahu Markets Israel: We Want More Tourists than Citizens

Netanyahu,opening tourism conference in Jerusalem, says, "Welcome, and come back again!"Yoni Kempinski, 3/31/2011, 11:50 AM

Snow Buries El Al Flights in New York

Blizzard conditions in the American northeast managed to accomplish what war zones and volcanic ash did not, with flights canceled and delayed.Chana Ya'ar, 1/12/2011, 3:19 PM

El Al Unveils Brand New Breakfast Menu

Israel’s airline teams up with one of Israel’s most famous chef to bring a new breakfast menu to passengers in all classes.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 12/20/2010, 4:40 AM

For First Time in a Decade, Israeli Guides in Bethlehem

Fifty Israeli tour guides were allowed to guide tourists in Bethlehem and Jericho for the first time since 2000.Gil Ronen, 11/8/2010, 9:29 PM

Israel Invites Chilean Miners to Visit for Christian Holidays

The Tourism Ministry has invited the 33 Chilean miners, who survived underground for 68 days, to visit Israel to give thanks for their rescue.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/19/2010, 11:37 AM

Tourism Ministry Launches iPhone App: All Israel in One

New application will provide updated info on sites, tours, accommodation and events in the user’s immediate area.Hillel Fendel, 10/7/2010, 5:17 PM

Best Ever Year for Tourism

More than 3 million tourists in the Hebrew year of 5770 tops records as Israel readies for tens of thousands of visitors over High Holiday period.Israel INN Staff, 8/15/2010, 3:47 PM

US Warns Eilat Travelers, Ignores Aqaba

Israel wants to know why a US travel advisory cites Eilat but not neighboring Aqaba, which has suffered more than Eilat from recent rocket attacks.Hillel Fendel, 8/10/2010, 11:55 AM

6000 Students to Eilat Mega-Festival to Promote Israel's Image

A first-of-its-kind international student festival "FunJoya" in Eilat will include debates and workshops on public diplomacy and political issues.Eli Stutz courtesy of Ministry of Tourism, 8/4/2010, 11:35 AM

Tourism Ministry Seeks ‘Floating Voters’ for Dead Sea Contest

The Dead Sea is great for floaters, but no floating voters allowed, say tourism officials, who want your vote for an official “world wonder.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/2/2010, 10:52 PM

Israelis Not Going to Turkey Despite Travel Warning Cancellation

Newspaper report says Israelis stopped travelling to Turkey long before flotilla incident; situation will remain the same in the near future.Elad Benari, 7/26/2010, 4:31 AM

Air Canada Embarrassed Following Security Breach

YouTube video shows face covered Muslims boarding plane without being checkedElad Benari, 7/20/2010, 11:59 PM

Churchgoers Heading to the Holy Land in Droves

South Florida churchgoers are heading to the Holy Land in droves, just as the best part of summer gets underway in Israel. Hana Levi Julian, 7/4/2010, 10:24 AM

Tourism Booms Between Israel and Malta

While Israeli tourism to Turkey is dying on the vine, the Republic of Malta is working on a new flight route to the Jewish State.Hana Levi Julian, 6/30/2010, 8:12 PM

Egyptian Oil Spill Befouls Red Sea Resorts

An oil spill from an Egyptian rig has polluted several tourist sites along a large stretch of Red Sea coastline.Hana Levi Julian, 6/24/2010, 3:48 PM

Givat Harel: Triumph Over Paganism

The Givat Harel region has a rocky history which spans early idolatry and eventually, flourishing Jewish life, as this tour video illustrates.David Lev, 6/8/2010, 5:46 PM

Israel Easing Visa Rules to Attract Chinese Tourists

The Tourism Ministry is turning its face to the Far East to attract more tourists. Processing visas for Chinese groups now will be easier.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/8/2010, 4:31 PM

Trail of the Ark through the Eastern Shomron

A fresh look at the young nation of Israel's first steps in the Holy Land following their footsteps over the Jordan River and into Eastern Shomron., 5/9/2010, 4:18 PM

Health Ministry Advisory: Polio Outbreak in Tajikistan

The Health Ministry is warning Israelis traveling to Tajikistan to be vaccinated against polio due to an outbreak of the illness in that country. Hana Levi Julian, 4/28/2010, 5:59 PM

Bike Riding Flies on El Al

Bike riders like El Al. The Israeli airline is the only known international carrier to allow passengers to fly with their bicycles free of charge.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/27/2010, 9:14 AM

59 Incoming Flights, 60 Departures Canceled Sunday

Two flights to Barcelona had to turn back in mid-air but flights to Rome, Madrid and Athens continued.Gil Ronen, 4/18/2010, 6:41 PM

Pesach Events in Judea and Samaria

Thousands of Jews are touring Judea and Samaria during Passover. INN provides a list of where to go and what to see. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/31/2010, 10:07 AM

Passover in Israel: Family Fun for Free

For the sixth year in a row, Bank HaPoalim is sponsoring free entrance to museums and other attractions across Israel during the Passover holiday.Hana Levi Julian, 3/23/2010, 11:16 AM

El Al Flying to Turkey Again

Daily flight to Istanbul will begin in April. Flights to Turkey stopped several years ago because of security concerns.Gil Ronen, 3/21/2010, 10:17 PM

Luxury in the Capital: New Hotel, Spa Open in Jerusalem

Two new points on the map of Jerusalem for those who seek luxurious accommodation: the Mamilla Hotel and the David Citadel Hotel Spa Israel National News, 3/7/2010, 10:22 AM

Arutz-7 Expose Cancels ‘Bad Taste’ Promotion for Israel

An Arutz-7 Hebrew site exposé helps cancel a pro-Israel video using sexual innuendo. The Foreign Ministry said the idea was not Jerusalem's.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/24/2010, 12:39 PM

Pre-Passover Travel Warnings: Israel Is Much Safer

The United States and Israel have posted severe travel warnings for Muslim countries, while Israel expects a boost in tourism for Passover.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/14/2010, 7:13 PM

Israelis Flock to Egypt for Abuhatzeira Pilgrimage

Hundreds of Israelis are flocking to the grave of Rabbi Yaakov Abuhatzeira in Egypt. Mubarak says he will permit as many as want to come.Malkah Fleisher, 1/5/2010, 10:44 PM

El Al, Air France Planes Avoid Near Air Collision

An El-Al passenger jet bound for New York nearly collided with an Air France plane over Serbia. Israeli pilot saves the day.Malkah Fleisher, 12/29/2009, 11:13 PM

Successful Test Flight of Boeing 787 Dreamliner

U.S. airplane manufacturer Boeing has successfully flown the new 787 Dreamliner, days after the maiden voyage of Israel Aerospace project G250.Malkah Fleisher, 12/16/2009, 12:41 PM

Light ‘Virtual’ Chanukah Candles to Visit Israel

Want to visit Israel? Light Chanukah candles over the Internet and access tourist information and win a chance for a free trip. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/15/2009, 11:22 AM

Travel: Making the Desert Bloom at Sde Boker

Set aside at least half a day for a visit to Kibbutz Sde Boker, home to Israel's first prime minister, a research institute, reptile farm and more.Shmuel Browns, 10/26/2009, 2:10 PM

Tales of the 'Broad Wall' of Jerusalem

If only the stones of the Old City of Jerusalem could talk, what a tale they would tell! Fortunately, history has given a clue.Shalom Pollack and Hana Levi Julian, 10/7/2009, 12:34 PM

Visiting the Mahane Yehuda Open Air Market

Let's do some holiday shopping at Jerusalem's Machaneh Yehudah for an eye-opening -- and tasty experience.Shmuel Browns, 9/30/2009, 1:09 PM

Tel Dan: Archaeology, Nature and Biblical History

Travel to Israel’s northeast corner where the Jordan River spills into the always lush Hula Valley, the foot of the snow-capped Mount Hermon.Shalom Pollack, 9/29/2009, 12:09 PM

Mongolia and Israel to Discuss Desert Tourism

What does Israel have in common with Mongolia? Deserts. The countries will develop joint tourism ventures to each other’s respective arid regions.Avraham Zuroff, 9/8/2009, 6:59 AM

Travel: Mount Tabor, Sentinel of the Valleys

Jutting west of the Kinneret, Mount Tabor stands high like a solitary faithful guardian, demanding our attention. Shalom Pollack, 9/4/2009, 11:41 AM

Travel: Gush Etzion, Holy Land Heartland

Suffering defeat four times throughout history, the residents of the historical heartland of the country are resolute to remain.Shalom Pollack, 8/28/2009, 4:14 PM

Travel: Beit She’an-Former Roman Showcase City

Once home to gladiator exhibitions, the Jews have reclaimed the ancient Roman showcase city of Beit She'an.Shalom Pollack, 8/23/2009, 5:23 PM

Travel: Mount Gilboa-Once Cursed, Now Blooming

The Bible jumps out of the stones and earth wherever you look from this historic mountain in northern Israel.Shalom Pollack, 8/14/2009, 4:08 PM

Travel: Gamla, the Masada of the North

Josephus records a courageous stand against the Roman Legion at Gamla, an isolated mountain in the north of the country.Shalom Pollack, 8/8/2009, 11:15 PM

Akko Hides a 1000 Year Secret

A fully preserved Crusader City lies deep beneath the Ottoman houses., 8/4/2009, 1:08 PM

Travel: Southern Hevron Hills

Travelling along the road of the Patriachs and exploring Susiya's ancient synagogue are some of the surprises that the Southern Hevron hills offer.Shalom Pollack, 7/30/2009, 11:07 PM

Video Tour of Ancient Jerusalem: From Destruction to Liberation

Connecting between the destruction of the Holy Temples, the destruction of the Old City in 1948, and the liberation of Jerusalem in 1967.Israel National News TV, 7/29/2009, 10:09 PM

If Jerusalem’s Stones Could Talk

An ancient Jerusalem wall where King Hezekiah and the Prophet Isaiah once tread reveals its secrets.Shalom Pollack, 7/23/2009, 12:20 PM

Dead Sea a Finalist in World Wonder Contest

A panel of experts chose the Dead Sea as one of 28 finalists competing in the New 7 Wonders of Nature contest. Voting is now open to the public. Yehudah Lev Kay, 7/21/2009, 5:13 PM

‘Intrastate’ Turnpike Connects Galilee with Negev

The ‘Intrastate” Highway 6 (Kvish 6) opened its northern section Monday, connecting the Galilee with the Negev. Environmentalists are unhappy.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/20/2009, 2:57 PM

Herodium: Judean Palace where Herod Lived and Died

The location of Herod’s tomb remained a mystery until an archaeologist set his sites on an overlooked side of the fortress palace of Herodium.Shalom Pollack, 7/18/2009, 9:08 PM

Dead Sea Faces Lively Competition as World Wonder

The Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth, is in a high place in the competition for recognition as a world wonder.Avraham Zuroff, 7/10/2009, 6:39 AM