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Israelis Advised Against Visiting 41 Countries

As terrorism rises worldwide, Israelis advised to be on alert during Spring holidays - and not to visit several countries at all.Tova Dvorin, 3/22/2015, 1:08 PM

Ben Gurion Airport Sees Highest-Ever Traffic

Holiday travel sky-high: 521 aircraft to depart, arrive at Israel's airport in 24 hours - a new record.Tova Dvorin, 9/28/2014, 1:00 PM

NY Rep. Tells Kerry to Stop Blocking Israeli Visas

Congresswoman Meng questions rising Israeli visa rejections, reveals 'upsetting negative presumptions' behind move.Ari Yashar, 3/18/2014, 2:44 PM

‘Celebrity Rabbi’ Nixes Uman Trips: It’s Forbidden

Rabbi Avi Zarki slams annual pilgrimage to Ukraine. ‘The spiritual boost is not real.’Maayana Miskin, 8/18/2013, 9:46 AM

TA-Haifa Train Shuts Down until Sunday

Train line closes until Sunday, tens of thousands of travelers affected.Maayana Miskin, 7/24/2013, 11:17 AM

Travel Advisory Issued Prior to Passover Vacation

The Counter Terrorism Bureau issued a travel warning, alerting Israelis to refrain from visiting hostile locations over Passover holiday. Rachel Hirshfeld , 3/6/2013, 7:13 PM

Lonely Planet: Negev is 'Hot,' Visit Now

The Lonely Planet travel guide named the Negev as one of the Top Ten Regions to visit in 2013David Lev, 10/26/2012, 1:16 AM

US Congressman Introduces Visa Waiver for Israelis

Legislation introduced that would no longer require Israelis to obtain visas to visit the United States for tourism or business purposes. Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/22/2012, 7:17 PM

Israel Raises Travel Warnings to Tunisia

Israel's National Security Council increased travel warnings to Tunisia following reports of attacks on Israeli or Jewish targets in countryRachel Hirshfeld, 5/7/2012, 4:39 PM

Ben Gurion Airport on 'Fast Forward' for Holidays

Ben Gurion International Airport will be on “fast forward” in order to cope with the crowds passing through for the upcoming holidays.Chana Ya'ar, 3/25/2012, 3:07 PM

Gas Prices to Rise Again

Gasoline prices are set to rise again this week due to a rise in the gas tax. Chana Ya'ar, 8/28/2011, 12:46 PM

‘Don’t Chew Gum in Ramadan’

Britain and the US issue special travel warnings for the Muslim month of Ramadan. “Be careful about chewing gum” and beware of rapists.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/27/2011, 12:09 PM

Israelis Warned Away from Turkey

The National Security Council Counter-Terrorism Bureau has continued its travel warning for Israeli tourists to Turkey.Chana Ya'ar, 7/20/2011, 9:33 AM

Hundreds at Ancient Synagogue

Hundreds visit ancient synagogues in Samoa and Susiya, touring in honor of slain hikers.Maayana Miskin, 7/8/2011, 4:16 PM

The 25 billion dollar question

An Aladdin's cave of treasure has been found in an Indian temple touching off a debate on what to do with it.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 7/5/2011, 5:51 PM

Flotilla-Mania

, 7/3/2011, 6:05 PM

Denmark Blocks Israeli Security

Denmark is refusing to allow Israeli security personnel to carry arms and conduct routine security checks of passengers at Kastrup Airport.Chana Ya'ar, 6/29/2011, 9:34 PM

Israelis Go ‘Cold on Turkey’

Israeli tourists go ‘cold Turkey”, avoiding a country that suffered a 59 percent decrease in visits from Israel to the once-popular vacation spot. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/28/2011, 8:03 PM

U.S. Warns Israelis on Visa Scam

The U.S. Consulate in Tel Aviv produced a video to warn Israelis – don’t try to fool our immigration officers.Gil Ronen, 6/23/2011, 6:32 PM

Japan Rattled by 6.7 Quake

Northeast Japan was rattled early Thursday by a 6.7-magnitude earthquake.Chana Ya'ar, 6/23/2011, 3:12 PM

Visit the 300-Year Old Synagogue

Arutz Sheva TV's Hezki Ezra visited the 300 year old synagogue in London and met the site's curator.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 6/13/2011, 1:13 AM

Masada Opera Big Draw

Forty journalists from 10 countries are preceding thousands of opera lovers at the Masada Fortress for a rendition of Verdi’s Aida. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/31/2011, 5:14 PM

Increase in Tourism by Sea

In June, 37 passenger and cruise ships are expected to anchor in Ashdod and Haifa, bringing with them an estimated 50,000 tourists and crew.INN Staff, 5/26/2011, 1:13 AM

Egypt to Open Rafiah Crossing

Egypt says it will permanently open the Rafiah Crossing with Gaza by the end of this week. Chana Ya'ar, 5/26/2011, 12:03 AM

Al Qaeda Aimed at Bklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge was targeted by the international Al Qaeda terrorist organization, according to WikiLeaks document released to The NY Times. Chana Ya'ar, 4/27/2011, 3:31 PM

Too Many Syllables?

, 4/27/2011, 12:00 AM

Ivory Coast Strongman Captured

Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo has been captured by local forces loyal to President-elect Alassane Ouattara, backed by French troops.Chana Ya'ar, 4/11/2011, 11:11 PM

11 Dead in Belarus Metro Blast

At least eleven people are dead and 100 others are wounded following an explosion in a main subway station in Belarus.Chana Ya'ar, 4/11/2011, 11:10 PM

Japan's Radiation Woes Persist

A radioactive water leak in Japan has been plugged, but problems persist as scientists fight to keep a nuclear plant stable. Chana Ya'ar, 4/6/2011, 2:38 PM

Israelis Warned to Leave Sinai

Israelis are being warned to stay out of Sinai. Those who are there are being told to leave immediately due to terrorist kidnapping plots.Chana Ya'ar, 4/2/2011, 9:50 PM

'Israel a Great Place to Visit'

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

1st Jerusalem Marathon Concluded

On Friday morning, Jerusalem's first-ever marathon has kicked off despite Wednesday's bus bombing near the starting point of the race's route.Gavriel Queenann, photos by Ben Bresky, 3/25/2011, 11:20 AM

Wiesenthal Center Slams Sweden

The Simon Wiesenthal Center has called on Sweden to foot the bill for security measures to protect local Jews from anti-Semites. Chana Ya'ar, 3/23/2011, 1:00 PM

Bird Splitter to Protect Planes

Israel Aerospace Industries has invented a system to destroy birds on a collision course with planes, in order to prevent accidents.Maayana Miskin, 3/4/2011, 10:22 AM

Chabad Expands in Central Africa

The top leadership of Congo and the World Chabad-Lubavitch movement gathered Tuesday night in Kinshasa to celebrate two decades of friendship.Elad Benari and Chana Ya'ar, 3/4/2011, 2:45 AM

Zimbabwe Next for 'Day of Rage'?

The government of Zimbabwe has arrested dozens of political activists in an attempt to stop protesters from igniting a “Day of Rage.” Chana Ya'ar, 2/24/2011, 1:38 PM

Ham Menu Forces ‘Fast Flight’

EasyJet is swallowing hard after it promised kosher food on its Israeli route but offered passengers a ham-only menu. Many chose to fast.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/23/2011, 12:16 PM

Coolest Kosher Prague Restaurant

, 2/20/2011, 12:00 AM

Bike-Sharing Coming to Israel

The new environmentally-friendly concept of municipal bike-sharing is taking over Europe and will soon be introduced in Israel.Baruch Gordon, 1/31/2011, 10:18 PM

PM: 'Terror is International'

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu noted Monday that “terror is international” after a suicide bombing left more than 30 people dead in Russia.Chana Ya'ar, 1/24/2011, 11:46 PM

35 Dead in Moscow Airport Attack

At least 35 were killed in a suicide terror bombing at the Moscow Airport on Monday. Warning: graphic video.Chana Ya'ar, 1/24/2011, 9:38 PM

Tu B'Shvat: New Year of Trees

INN marks the Jewish holiday of Tu B'Shvat, the “New Year for Trees,” with a photo essay celebrating the beauty that grows in the Holy Land. Hana Levi Julian and Michelle Baruch, 1/20/2011, 2:40 PM

Israeli Firm Reveals 'Taxibot'

Israel Aerospace Industries reveals the TaxiBot, a robot designed to make airports quieter, cleaner and more efficient.IsraelNN staff, 1/19/2011, 12:13 AM

Secession Expected in S. Sudan

Voting has ended in southern Sudan with analysts predicting residents have voted to secede from the rest of the country and the capital, Khartoum.Chana Ya'ar, 1/16/2011, 3:22 PM

Fly into the Future

Aerospace engineers have come up with their versions of airplanes for 2035. They will use far less fuel and be quieter than today’s aircraft. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/16/2011, 2:15 PM

Brisbane Torah Scrolls Saved

Brisbane's Torah scrolls rescued by congregation, but 14 people died and dozens more are missing in tragic Brisbane floods.Hana Levi Julian, 1/13/2011, 9:14 PM

Snow Buries El Al Flights in NY

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

Israel Tours in Mary's Footsteps

Israel's Tourism Ministry has launched a new campaign offering tours to spots where it is thought that Mary, mother of Jesus, traveled and lived.Chana Ya'ar, 1/12/2011, 10:13 AM

Back In The Saddle Again

, 1/11/2011, 12:00 AM

Hijacker Nabbed on Turkish Air

Drama unfolded Wednesday as a would-be hijacker was overpowered by passengers aboard a Turkish Airlines flight headed for Istanbul from Oslo. Chana Ya'ar, 1/6/2011, 2:08 PM

New Chabad Branch in Debrecen

A Chabad rabbinic delegation meets with Hungarian President Pal Schmitt to talk about fighting anti-Semitism in the former Communist country.Hana Levi Julian, 12/30/2010, 11:32 PM

Europe Faces "Brrden" of Winter

After the Iceland volcano chaos of last spring the European traveler is buffeted by an Arctic winter. Airlines, trains, roads impasssable.Amiel Ungar, 12/19/2010, 6:06 PM

B"H, A Muddy Rosh Chodesh Tevet

, 12/9/2010, 12:00 AM

Aqaba Restaurateur Hates Israel

A Jordanian restaurateur in Aqaba refuses to serve Israelis. She ejected two tourists from her restaurant, she said, "because they were Israelis."Chana Ya'ar, 12/8/2010, 3:19 PM

The Goy Who Loved Israel

, 11/29/2010, 12:00 AM

Jewish Revival in Indonesia

A 19 meter tall Chanukah menorah stands bright on a mountain overlooking Manado, a Christian stronghold in the Muslim country of Indonesia.Chana Ya'ar, 11/25/2010, 9:18 PM

Take a Bus to the Holy Land

Canadian children last week boarded a bus to travel to the Holy Land – so to speak – in a new tourism campaign by the State of Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 11/10/2010, 10:31 AM