Hamas Vetoes Gaza Lulav DealIsraeli traders will buy 100,000 lulavs for Sukkot from Jordan, after Hamas nixed a deal for buying them from Gaza.
Growers: Don't Spend Over NIS 30 for LulavThe Israel Growers Association suggests that Israelis not pay more than NIS 30 for their lulav.
The French Connection: Etrog Smuggler Arrested at BGI AirportA French national has been arrested trying to enter the country with fragrant contraband -- 228 etrogs (citrons) for Sukkot.
Ministry to Tourists: Bring the Etrog, Leave the Lulav BehindVisitors to Israel for Sukkot may bring an etrog with them, but not a lulav. The reason: Preventing agricultural disease in Israel.
Lulav Shortage Averted, Says Agriculture MinistryIsraeli palm tree growers are expected to meet demand for lulavs in Sukkot, despite last-minute Egypt export ban.
Tensions with Egypt Affect Lulav Exports to IsraelEgypt says that it will not export lulavim to Israel this year, due to recent tensions between the two countries. Egyptian economy reeling.