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Dubai placed on list of COVID-19 red countries

Dubai placed on list of COVID-19 red countries

Ministry of Health announces that the UAE will be added to the list of countries with a large number of COVID-19 cases.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/06/2021 03:39
Emiratis and diplomats join special Shabbat dinner in Dubai

Emiratis and diplomats join special Shabbat dinner in Dubai

Diplomats and Emiratis join the Association of Gulf Jewish Communities for first in-person Shabbat dinner in Dubai.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2021 10:02
Dubai museum debuts Holocaust exhibit

Dubai museum debuts Holocaust exhibit

As anti-Semitism rises globally, Dubai museum debuts Holocaust exhibit to educate and inform.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2021 12:19
Jewish family which fled Yemen marks son's Bar Mitzvah in Dubai

Jewish family which fled Yemen marks son's Bar Mitzvah in Dubai

After fleeing Houthi radicals in Yemen and reuniting with relatives in the UAE, one Jewish family celebrates Bar Mitzvah in Dubai.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/04/2021 10:24
For the first time in Dubai: Matzah-making event for kids

For the first time in Dubai: Matzah-making event for kids

Dozens of children from the Jewish community in Dubai gathered to make matzot for the upcoming Passover holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/03/2021 13:34
Israeli and Emirati companies sign deal to bring greentech innovation to region

Israeli and Emirati companies sign deal to bring greentech innovation to region

Initial projects to focus on commercial and residential real estate developments in Dubai.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/02/2021 08:46
Dubai: Mezuzah placed on door of Israel Diamond Exchange office

Dubai: Mezuzah placed on door of Israel Diamond Exchange office

Senior UAE rabbi places mezuzah on door of new Israel Diamond Exchange representative in Dubai. 'Inclusiveness drives country's strength.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2021 12:46
'More died in two weeks of peace with Dubai than in 70 years of war with them'

'More died in two weeks of peace with Dubai than in 70 years of war with them'

Health Ministry's Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis concerned over flights to UAE which have contributed to rise in virus cases in Israel.Ben Ariel, 27/01/2021 04:02
Watch: Israelis trash Corona Hotel

Watch: Israelis trash Corona Hotel

Israeli tourists required to isolate upon return from Dubai complained they weren't notified in advance by the Min of Health - and rioted.ILTV, 21/01/2021 21:13
How does Dubai fight corona compared to Israel?

How does Dubai fight corona compared to Israel?

There is a crucial difference between the response of the population of Dubai and that of Israel. Op-ed.Mendi Safadi, 16/01/2021 19:31
Watch: Iranian cell plotting to attack Israelis nabbed in Dubai

Watch: Iranian cell plotting to attack Israelis nabbed in Dubai

UAE intelligence agencies have reportedly arrested an Iranian terrorist cell planning to target Israeli tourists.ILTV, 06/01/2021 12:51
UAE denies thwarting attempted Iranian terrorist attack

UAE denies thwarting attempted Iranian terrorist attack

UAE says reports in Israel that it foiled attempted Iranian attack in Dubai "are wholly false".Elad Benari, 05/01/2021 06:02
Report: UAE thwarted Iranian terror attack in Dubai

Report: UAE thwarted Iranian terror attack in Dubai

The attack was to take place on the anniversary of the killing of top commander Qassem Soleimani.Ben Ariel, 04/01/2021 04:29
Watch: 2021 Burj Khalifa fireworks in Dubai

Watch: 2021 Burj Khalifa fireworks in Dubai

Impressive fireworks display lights up the sky over Dubai as 2021 begins.Arutz Sheva, 01/01/2021 06:25
1 in 100 Israelis returning from Dubai bring COVID with them

1 in 100 Israelis returning from Dubai bring COVID with them

Many other countries require a negative test result before permitting entry. Why doesn't Israel?Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/12/2020 10:12
Watch: Israelis wait for rescue flights from Dubai

Watch: Israelis wait for rescue flights from Dubai

Activist Ezri Tubi recorded Israelis waiting for flights from Dubai, hoping to arrive in Israel before isolation obligation takes effect.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/12/2020 23:32
'Made in Israel' boutique hats in Dubai

'Made in Israel' boutique hats in Dubai

Ornella Gaz travels to Dubai to market her hat designs to women in the UAE.Yehonatan Gottlieb, Dubai, 20/12/2020 18:13
Israeli Chief Rabbi in historic visit to United Arab Emirates

Israeli Chief Rabbi in historic visit to United Arab Emirates

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef officiates over special ceremony at Jewish Community Center in Dubai, celebrating UAE recognition of Jewish community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/12/2020 09:21
Over 50,000 Israelis have already visited the UAE since peace deal signing

Over 50,000 Israelis have already visited the UAE since peace deal signing

Dubai Jewish center building luxury mikvah, as Israeli tourists flock to the UAE.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 18/12/2020 09:41
Watch: Torah dedication in Dubai

Watch: Torah dedication in Dubai

With joy and tears, Torah dedicated to Dubai synagogue.Yehonatan Gottleib, 16/12/2020 20:25
Watch: Doves of peace released in Dubai

Watch: Doves of peace released in Dubai

Rabbis, imams, and businessmen release doves in honor of peace treaty between Israel and the United Arab Emirates.Yehonatan Gottleib/Dubai, 16/12/2020 17:24
Syrian entrepreneur donates synagogue in Dubai

Syrian entrepreneur donates synagogue in Dubai

"When they heard that I'm Israeli, we made a deal - nothing like this ever happened before!"Yehonatan Gottlieb, 15/12/2020 16:20
Israelis in Dubai - Like father like daughter

Israelis in Dubai - Like father like daughter

Meet Karen Mazor, manager of investments at Bank Hapoalim in Dubai, who describes her special connection to the region.Yoni Kempinski, Dubai, 13/12/2020 15:53
The Indian Muslim who fell in love with the Hebrew letters

The Indian Muslim who fell in love with the Hebrew letters

We meet Thoufeek Zakariya, an Indian Muslim livng in Dubai. Zakariya is an expert in Hebrew-Arabic CalligraphyYoni Kempinski, Dubai, 11/12/2020 09:06
Watch: Hanukkah candle lighting below world's tallest building

Watch: Hanukkah candle lighting below world's tallest building

Photographer Shuki Lehrer, currently in Dubai, decided to light Hanukkah candles in the shadow of the Burj Khalifa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2020 22:46
Watch: Afternoon 'Mincha'  prayers in the deserts of Dubai

Watch: Afternoon 'Mincha' prayers in the deserts of Dubai

Mincha prayer before sunset held in the heart of the desert in Dubai.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/12/2020 16:15
'Dubai Desert Safari': Awaiting the Israelis, learning their culture

'Dubai Desert Safari': Awaiting the Israelis, learning their culture

Watch: After a bumpy extreme 4X4 ride we meet Steve from 'Desert Safari' in Dubai, who is excited to host the Israeli tourists.Yoni Kempinski, Dubai, 09/12/2020 06:21
Will the UAE be defined a 'red country'?

Will the UAE be defined a 'red country'?

Health Ministry reportedly considering changing status of UAE after 17 Israelis who visited there contracted coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/12/2020 04:13
J'lem center and Dubai museum vow to strengthen Jewish-Arab ties

J'lem center and Dubai museum vow to strengthen Jewish-Arab ties

Jerusalem heritage center and Dubai museum sign memorandum of understanding, vowing to work together to strengthen ties between Jews, Arabs.Yoni Kempinski, Dubai, 08/12/2020 09:52
Historic agreement brings Samaria to Dubai

Historic agreement brings Samaria to Dubai

Delegation from Samaria signs agreement in Dubai to export Samaria honey, wine, olive oil, and tahini to the UAE.Hezki Baruch-Dubai, 07/12/2020 17:34
Hundreds of Israelis barred from UAE to be granted entry visas

Hundreds of Israelis barred from UAE to be granted entry visas

Israeli Foreign Ministry intervenes after hundreds of Israelis denied entry into UAE.Yoni Kempinski, Dubai, 07/12/2020 09:36
PM to first Israir pilot to fly to Dubai: You brought peace closer

PM to first Israir pilot to fly to Dubai: You brought peace closer

PM Netanyahu, Transportation Minister Regev congratulate pilot of first Israir commercial flight to Dubai upon the flight's landing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/12/2020 20:02
Watch: When a Dubai tourist visits Western Wall in Jerusalem

Watch: When a Dubai tourist visits Western Wall in Jerusalem

Video posted online shows Emirati tourist visiting the Old City of Jerusalem. Hassidic Jew welcomes him warmly saying: "Salam Alaikum!"Arutz Sheva, 30/11/2020 09:31
Flydubai launches first scheduled Dubai-Tel Aviv flight

Flydubai launches first scheduled Dubai-Tel Aviv flight

Budget airline flydubai launches direct flights to Tel Aviv, the first scheduled commercial service between the two cities.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/11/2020 12:20
Watch: Israeli delegation featuring 6 Arabs visits Dubai

Watch: Israeli delegation featuring 6 Arabs visits Dubai

Adv. Ben-Dror Yemini says residents of Dubai very cordial towards Israelis, encourages others to visit.ILTV, 25/11/2020 08:45
Ivanka Trump shares video of Israeli products in Dubai market

Ivanka Trump shares video of Israeli products in Dubai market

Daughter of US president shares video showing "fruits" of her father's efforts for peace in a Dubai supermarket.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/11/2020 19:55
El Al to operate 14 weekly flights to Dubai

El Al to operate 14 weekly flights to Dubai

The airline will operate 3 flights on Sunday and Thursday and 2 flights on other days of the week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/11/2020 02:29
Were two Israelis arrested in Dubai?

Were two Israelis arrested in Dubai?

According to intial reports, 2 Israelis were arrested after photographing a government facility. Dubai denies report, calling it a "rumor".Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/11/2020 15:31
Jason Greenblatt's daughter engaged - in Dubai

Jason Greenblatt's daughter engaged - in Dubai

Former US Special Envoy to the Middle East announces surprise engagement of daughter during visit to the UAE.Yoni Kempinski, 12/11/2020 17:07
Settlers in Dubai

Settlers in Dubai

Delegation of businessmen leaves for Dubai, led by Samaria Council head, who announced desalination technology export from Samaria to UAE.Ido ben Porat, 10/11/2020 17:40
Direct flights to Dubai begin in December

Direct flights to Dubai begin in December

Israir will offer a round trip to Dubai starting at $280. The first flight will be held in early December in honor of UAE National Day.Ido Ben Porat, 26/10/2020 02:01
Taxi driver in Dubai: I love Netanyahu

Taxi driver in Dubai: I love Netanyahu

Dubai taxi driver expresses admiration for PM. "He’s doing fantastic work for the Jewish people. He’s a patriot."Efraim Kamisar, 22/10/2020 14:05
New York Rabbi Elie Abadie moves to Dubai

New York Rabbi Elie Abadie moves to Dubai

Leading New York rabbi returns to the Middle East. 'I feel like I’m coming home to my roots.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/10/2020 11:25
Emirati and Israeli women meet in Dubai

Emirati and Israeli women meet in Dubai

Women met for the first time as part of the Gulf-Israel Women's Forum, a division of the UAE-Israel Business CouncilArutz Sheva, 09/10/2020 16:02
Sukkah built in Dubai

Sukkah built in Dubai

Sukkah built in front of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai ahead of the Sukkot holiday which begins at sundown on Friday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/10/2020 02:02
Palestinian "refugee" gets Spanish citizenship after discovering Jewish Sephardic roots

Palestinian "refugee" gets Spanish citizenship after discovering Jewish Sephardic roots

Dubai-born lecturer living in UK discovers that her 'Palestinian' father was actually of Jewish ancestry - earning her Spanish citizenship.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 25/09/2020 07:46
Bye Bye Dubai- is it halakhically permissible to fly to the UAE?

Bye Bye Dubai- is it halakhically permissible to fly to the UAE?

Israelis are already planning their trips, but reading Fishman is probably going to save you the price of the ticket.Tzvi Fishman, 23/09/2020 15:00
Armani Hotel Dubai to host first Kosher restaurant in the UAE

Armani Hotel Dubai to host first Kosher restaurant in the UAE

Armani Hotel Dubai to add new upscale kosher dining experience to the world’s tallest building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/09/2020 06:08
El Al announces weekly cargo flights to Dubai

El Al announces weekly cargo flights to Dubai

Ahead of peace treaty with UAE, El Al announces launch of new cargo flight route to Dubai to carry agricultural and hi-tech goods.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 03/09/2020 16:14
First emissaries to Dubai Jewish community

First emissaries to Dubai Jewish community

World Zionist Organization to send its first ever emissaries to the Jewish community of an Arab nation in wake of Israel-UAE peace deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2020 19:07
Israeli reporter faints on live television

Israeli reporter faints on live television

Reporter in Dubai covering Israel-UAE peace deal collapses from heat exhaustion during broadcast.Gary Willig, 17/08/2020 22:23
Kiddush, Torah learning, and gefilte fish in Dubai

Kiddush, Torah learning, and gefilte fish in Dubai

President of UAE Jewish community speaks of the acceptance the community has received in Dubai, from the people and the government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/06/2020 18:06
Torah class in the United Arab Emirates

Torah class in the United Arab Emirates

Jewish communities of Dubai, Abu Dhabi, hold largest-ever Torah conference in Arab world.Yoni Kempinski, 08/06/2020 12:06
Dubai police chief calls to normalize ties with Israel: 'All Arab countries accept Israel'

Dubai police chief calls to normalize ties with Israel: 'All Arab countries accept Israel'

'It's meaningless not to recognize Israel,' former police chief Dhahi Khalfan Tamim says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/06/2020 22:33
Dubai Jewish community gets first shipment of kosher meat

Dubai Jewish community gets first shipment of kosher meat

Shipment of glatt kosher meat arrives in Dubai, in time for Shavuot holiday. 'Until now we were like partisans, now everything has changed.'Michal Levi, 27/05/2020 15:02
Following Soleimani's death, Israel's Foreign Minister Katz cancels planned trip to Dubai

Following Soleimani's death, Israel's Foreign Minister Katz cancels planned trip to Dubai

Israeli security organizations pressure Foreign Min. Katz to cancel upcoming trip to United Arab Emirates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/01/2020 23:33
Israel will attend Dubai Exhibition 2020

Israel will attend Dubai Exhibition 2020

Israel's participation in international event agreed in secret visit by Foreign Ministry Director; FM Katz: 'Upgrade in Israel's status.'Mordechai Sones, 10/12/2019 17:25