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Tourism Ministry Reaches Out to Help Damaged Industry

The Tourism Ministry has announced an aid package to help tourism-oriented businesses damaged in Protective Edge.Yaakov Levi, 9/14/2014, 7:45 PM

August Tourism Lowest Since 2007 Due to Gaza Operation

32% decrease in tourist entries in August, as tourism ministry scrambles to recover from Hamas terror war.Ari Yashar, 9/10/2014, 9:21 AM

Calls to Fire Minister as Fallout Over Gaza Operation Continues

Senior Likud MK Ofer Akunis calls on PM Netanyahu to fire Tourism Minister Landau for saying Israel 'lost' Gaza Operation.Uzi Baruch and Ari Soffer, 8/31/2014, 11:02 AM

Tourism Minister: Make Gaza Belt VAT-Free

Minister Uzi Landau suggests that residents, businesses within 40 km of Gaza receive benefit for one year.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 8/25/2014, 3:00 PM

Minister Urges IDF to Finish Hamas, Prevent Escalation

Uzi Landau fires at claims that the operation in Gaza is nearly done, warns that Hamas may have chemical weapons next time around.Tova Dvorin, 8/3/2014, 10:21 AM

Report: Netanyahu Lashes Out at Critical Ministers

'Criticism from home during a war is intolerable,' the Prime Minister reportedly stated to several ministers.Tova Dvorin, 7/31/2014, 5:54 PM

Israel, Moldavia Sign Travel Deal

Israel and Moldavia sign tourism agreement, as Tourism Minister Uzi Landau leads delegation to the central European country.Moshe Cohen, 7/28/2014, 5:59 PM

IDF Operation Likely to Include Entry to Gaza

Minister Landau says under current dynamics IDF needs to clear Gaza terror infrastructure, IDF notes increase in coming days.Ari Yashar, 7/8/2014, 10:01 AM

Israel Fears US Cozying Up to Iran Due to Iraq Crisis

Jihadist offensive in Iraq may prompt US concessions to Iran, warns minister Uzi Landau.AFP, 6/19/2014, 12:36 PM

Tourism Minister: Zoabi is an 'Ambassador of Terrorism'

Tourism Minister Uzi Landau condemns the comments by MK Hanin Zoabi justifying Hamas's kidnapping of three yeshiva students.Shimon Cohen and Elad Benari, 6/18/2014, 3:14 AM

Landau to PM: Lose the Word 'Unilateral'

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu needs to be a little more careful with his words - especially the word 'unilateral,' Uzi Landau says.Yaakov Levi, 5/25/2014, 4:15 PM

Minister Warns PA Will 'Pay A Heavy Price' for UN Move

Minister Landau warns Abbas breach of talk conditions may lead to annexation of Judea and Samaria. Feiglin says 'cancel Oslo Accords.'Ari Yashar, 4/2/2014, 10:17 AM

Politicians Uneasy Over Pollard Deal

Several top MKs and Ministers express reservations over deal, note security risk for Israel.Tova Dvorin, 4/1/2014, 1:30 PM

Liberman: Netanyahu and I Choose Landau for President

Foreign Minister says he and Netanyahu back Landau – not Rivlin – as the next president of Israel.Maayana Miskin, 2/16/2014, 8:23 AM

Religion: the Gateway to Peace?

Muslim delegation, led by French Imam Hassen Chalgoumi, meets with Tourism Minister Uzi Landau. Landau: this could bridge communities.Tova Dvorin, 1/20/2014, 5:34 PM

2013 Record Year for Israeli Tourism

Foreign tourist entries up 3% from 2012; December sets monthly record with 24% increase from previous year.Ari Yashar, 1/9/2014, 7:37 PM

Rabbis Tell MKs: Don't Enable Kerry Plan - Resign

Rabbinical Congress for Peace rabbis urge ministers to shake complacency, prepare resignation letters to prevent withdrawals.Ari Yashar, 1/3/2014, 10:27 AM

Shai Nitzan Appointment Approved, Jewish Home Opposes

Nitzan wins overwhelming support from ministers despite controversy over appointment as State Prosecutor.Maayana Miskin, 11/24/2013, 2:50 PM

Livni: Shai Nitzan Appointment Not One-Sided

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni rejects Ministers' claims that government rushed approval of Shai Nitzan; Bennett fires back with criticism.Tova Dvorin, 11/24/2013, 1:55 PM

Ministry: October a Record Month for Tourism

Israel set a tourism record last month, as 339,000 tourists entered the country in October 2013 – 14% more than a year earlierDavid Lev, 11/11/2013, 4:11 PM

Landau: Peretz’s Policy will mean Split Jerusalem

Tourism Minister warns of harsh consequences as Minister Peretz freezes plans for national park that angered Arabs in Jerusalem.Maayana Miskin, 10/9/2013, 3:40 PM

September Tourism Drops by 16%

Tourism Ministry pins falling numbers on regional unrest, Jewish holiday season, but says overall picture still rosy.Adam Ross, 10/9/2013, 8:41 AM

Landau: A Palestinian State is Not Feasible

The Palestinian Authority, not Israel, should make concessions for peace negotiations, says Tourism Minister Uzi Landau.Elad Benari, 7/2/2013, 5:16 AM

Israeli Tourism Healthy and Growing

Israel’s Tourism Ministry is showing an impressive record, with figures in May hitting an "all time record for incoming tourism."Chana Ya'ar, 6/10/2013, 3:36 PM

Min. Landau: Yes, They're Auschwitz Borders

Tourism Minister stands behind his statement opposing a return to pre-1967 lines.Mark Langfan, 5/30/2013, 7:27 PM

Landau: If Terrorists Want to Starve Themselves, Let 'Em

Water and Energy Minister Uzi Landau said that Israel should respect the wishes of terrorists who preferred to starve themselvesDavid Lev, 2/25/2013, 9:03 PM

MK Landau: 'Coming Back to Jerusalem is Key to Zionism'

Joining a group of Anglo supporters, MK Uzi Landau visited the City of David; stressed the need to maintain a united, undivided Jerusalem. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/24/2012, 8:26 PM

Landau: We Will Return to Gush Katif

Energy and Water Minister Uzi Landau said that he was confident that Israel would someday restore the communities of Gush Katif.David Lev, 12/19/2012, 7:16 AM

Minister: Prepare for Large Scale Gaza Op

Min. Uzi Landau says it is time to hit the heads of Hamas and prepare a ground assault.Gil Ronen, 11/11/2012, 6:33 PM

Ex-Shin Bet Officer: Ministers Can't Keep Secrets

Former senior Shin Bet man Menachem Landau says Israel can't surprise its foes if ministers leak plans.Gil Ronen, 9/5/2012, 8:32 PM

Use Lie Detector to Catch Who Leaked Secrets, Says Landau

Cabinet Minister Uzi Landau wants officials to undergo a lie detector test to find out who leaked security secrets to the media. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/5/2012, 4:57 PM

Landau: PA Should Pay its Electricity Debts or Else

Energy and Water Minister Uzi Landau writes Netanyahu, demands his intervention in regards to a huge PA electricity debt to Israel.Elad Benari, 9/4/2012, 3:12 AM

Landau: Save Electricity, Or We'll Turn the Juice Off

Israel is in the midst of an energy crisis that may peak this weekend, officials said, warning that power cuts could result.David Lev, 7/12/2012, 11:36 AM

Agri-Tech Video: Garden with Less Water

Israel shows off an “irrigation calculator” at the international Agri-Tech Expo to encourage water-efficient gardening.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/16/2012, 1:15 PM

Minister Landau: The Riots and Rocks Started at TAU

Water and Energy Minister Uzi Landau tells A7 that Jews who honor Nakba Day are inviting violence against their own peopleGabe Kahn, 5/15/2012, 9:53 PM

Min. Landau: Barak Aides the Arab Side

Minister of Infrastructures says Defense Minister is mocking Likud and encouraging Arab extremists in Hevron.Gil Ronen, 4/5/2012, 11:06 AM

In Migron, Yisrael Beitenu MKs Hold Out Hope for Legalization

Members of Yisrael Beitenu tour Migron and express support for threatened community. MK Rotem envisions possible solution.Gil Ronen, 4/1/2012, 8:19 PM

Israel, Cyprus Sign Deal for Underwater Electricity Cable

Israel and Cyprus sign an accord to lay an underwater electricity cable between the two countries.Elad Benari, 3/5/2012, 6:15 AM

Landau: Terror Cells 'Active' in India

Minister Uzi Landau: terror cells "active" in India; two countries should step up counter-terrorism cooperation.Rachel Hirshfeld, 2/16/2012, 6:18 PM

Underwater Electricity Cable to Reach Cyprus

Minister of Energy gives IEC go-ahead for Israel-Cyprus cable.Gil Ronen, 1/29/2012, 9:08 PM

Landau Caves, Pulls “Kosher Electricity” Law

Backlash causes National Infrastructures Minister Uzi Landau to pull his kosher electricity bill...for now.Elad Benari, 12/19/2011, 4:15 AM

Minister: High Court President 'Inciting'

After Judge Beinisch reportedly accused Minister Uzi Landau of incitement, he blasts her for the same offense.Gil Ronen, 12/4/2011, 8:22 PM

Minister Landau: Israel is a Leader in Water Technology

National Infrastructures visits the WaTec conference: We have a water shortage but have many advanced methods to deal with it.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 11/17/2011, 1:15 AM

Landau: 'Israel Should Not Bow Her Head'

Interior minister Uzi Landau visited Beit El's Ulpana neighborhood saying Israel's moves to destroy settlements stems from a slave mentalityGabe Kahn., 10/25/2011, 7:49 PM

Steinitz: PA Statehood Bid More Dangerous Than Hamas

Finance Minister Yuval Steintiz said the PA Statehood Bid in September is 'more dangerous' than Hamas; Israel will 'respond.' Gabe Kahn., 8/31/2011, 6:45 PM

MK Landau Calls For End to Israel's Water Tax

National Infrastructure Minister Uzi Landau has called for an end to the VAT on water saying its is a "tax on a basic need for survival."Gabe Kahn., 8/8/2011, 7:25 PM

Landau: Turkey is the One Who Needs to Apologize

Minister Uzi Landau rejects Turkey's demand that Israel apologize for the flotilla incident, says Turkey is the one that should apologize.Elad Benari, 7/26/2011, 8:00 AM

Landau: Hevron is Israel's True Infrastructure

National Infrastructure Minister Uzi Landau toured Hevron this week. During the visit he called for "a change of heart" when it comes to Hevron.Elad Benari, 5/6/2011, 5:13 AM

Landau: Arabs in Israel Already Have Equal Rights

Minister Uzi Landau speaks about Israel's Arab population which refers to Israel as an apartheid state but praises the despots of Syria and Libya.Elad Benari, 3/31/2011, 5:44 AM

Min. Landau Calls to Revisit Israel-PA Agreements

Following PA calls to boycott Israel, Israel should reconsider its past economic agreements with the PA, says Min. Uzi Landau. Maayana Miskin, 1/12/2011, 8:19 PM

Landau: Despite the Rain, There’s a Looming Water Crisis

Israel's Minister of National Infrastructure asks government offices to work together to solve Israel’s continuing water crisis.Elad Benari, 12/14/2010, 8:05 AM

Landau: U.S. Commitment is Limited

Minister Uzi Landau explains that any U.S. commitment to Israel regarding the freeze is limited.Yoni Kempinski, 11/22/2010, 1:15 AM

Minister Landau: US Demanding Much More Than 3-Month Freeze

Media is wrong, says minister; Israel won't get promised benefits for an extended freeze, they only kick in if a full agreement is reached. David Lev, 11/16/2010, 7:42 PM

Landau: Barak Suffers from Battered Woman Syndrome

Minister Uzi Landau blasts Defense Minister for proposing more withdrawals after Lebanon and Gaza retreats.Gil Ronen, 6/29/2010, 7:14 PM

Construction Freeze Reaches Halfway Point

Minister Uzi Landau says a majority in the 'Septet' inner cabinet will vote to renew construction in Judea and Samaria in five months' time.Gil Ronen, 4/25/2010, 7:19 PM

Infrastructures Minister: 'Oil Consumption Fuels Terror'

Minister Landau calls to fight terrorism by ending dependence on oil. The world needs “an alternative to Arab oil – now,” he says.Maayana Miskin & Yoni Kempinski, 3/18/2010, 5:44 PM

Preparing to Build in Mevaseret Adumim

The city of Maaleh Adumim held a protest Monday calling to build new homes. Landau: Let's learn from Ben-Gurion.IsraelNN staff, 9/7/2009, 10:09 PM