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Despite Protective Edge Tourism Stays Strong

Tourism industry, responsible for considerable chunk of economy, proves resilient to Gaza war; domestic travel increases.

Despite Operation Protective Edge Tourism Stays Strong

Minister Uzi Landau Resigns from Politics

Tourism Minister tells Yisrael Beytenu faction meeting he does not intend to stand for reelection next March.

Yisrael Beytenu Minister Uzi Landau Resigns from Politics

Thirty Israeli Arabs Found to Have Joined ISIS

ISIS-related incidents explode in Israel; one minister pushes to revoke citizenship of all Israelis involved with terror group.

Thirty Israeli Arabs Found to Have Joined ISIS

Tourism Ministry Reaches Out to Help Industry

The Tourism Ministry has announced an aid package to help tourism-oriented businesses damaged in Protective Edge.

Tourism Ministry Reaches Out to Help Damaged Industry

August Tourism Lowest Since 2007 Due to Gaza Op.

32% decrease in tourist entries in August, as tourism ministry scrambles to recover from Hamas terror war.

August Tourism Lowest Since 2007 Due to Gaza Operation

Calls to Fire Min. Who Said Israel 'Lost' Gaza Op.

Senior Likud MK Ofer Akunis calls on PM Netanyahu to fire Tourism Minister Landau for saying Israel 'lost' Gaza Operation.

Calls to Fire Minister as Fallout Over Gaza Operation Continues

Tourism Minister: Make Gaza Belt VAT-Free

Minister Uzi Landau suggests that residents, businesses within 40 km of Gaza receive benefit for one year.

Tourism Minister: Make Gaza Belt VAT-Free

Minister Urges IDF to Finish Hamas in Ground Op.

Uzi Landau fires at claims that the operation in Gaza is nearly done, warns that Hamas may have chemical weapons next time around.

Minister Urges IDF to Finish Hamas, Prevent Escalation

Report: Netanyahu Lashes Out at Critical Ministers

'Criticism from home during a war is intolerable,' the Prime Minister reportedly stated to several ministers.

Report: Netanyahu Lashes Out at Critical Ministers

Israel, Moldavia Sign Travel Deal

Israel and Moldavia sign tourism agreement, as Tourism Minister Uzi Landau leads delegation to the central European country.

Israel, Moldavia Sign Travel Deal

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.

IDF Operation Likely to Include Entry to Gazaplayer

Israel Fears US Cozying to Iran Due to Iraq Crisis

Jihadist offensive in Iraq may prompt US concessions to Iran, warns minister Uzi Landau.

Israel Fears US Cozying Up to Iran Due to Iraq Crisis

Minister: Zoabi an 'Ambassador of Terrorism'

Tourism Minister Uzi Landau condemns the comments by MK Hanin Zoabi justifying Hamas's kidnapping of three yeshiva students.

Tourism Minister: Zoabi is an 'Ambassador of Terrorism'

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.

Landau to PM: Lose the Word 'Unilateral'

Minister Warns PA Will 'Pay A Heavy Price'

Minister Landau warns Abbas breach of talk conditions may lead to annexation of Judea and Samaria. Feiglin says 'cancel Oslo Accords.'

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

Politicians Uneasy Over Pollard Deal

Several top MKs and Ministers express reservations over deal, note security risk for Israel.

Politicians Uneasy Over Pollard Deal

Liberman: Netanyahu and I Choose Landau

Foreign Minister says he and Netanyahu back Landau – not Rivlin – as the next president of Israel.

Liberman: Netanyahu and I Choose Landau for President

Religion: the Gateway to Peace?

Muslim delegation, led by French Imam Hassen Chalgoumi, meets with Tourism Minister Uzi Landau. Landau: this could bridge communities.

Religion: the Gateway to Peace?

2013 Record Year for Israeli Tourism

Foreign tourist entries up 3% from 2012; December sets monthly record with 24% increase from previous year.

2013 Record Year for Israeli Tourism

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.

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

Shai Nitzan Appointment Approved

Nitzan wins overwhelming support from ministers despite controversy over appointment as State Prosecutor.

Shai Nitzan Appointment Approved, Jewish Home Opposes

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.

Livni: Shai Nitzan Appointment Not One-Sided

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 earlier

Ministry: October a Record Month for Tourism

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.

Landau: Peretz’s Policy will mean Split Jerusalem

September Tourism Drops by 16%

Tourism Ministry pins falling numbers on regional unrest, Jewish holiday season, but says overall picture still rosy.

September Tourism Drops by 16%

Landau: A Palestinian State is Not Feasible

The Palestinian Authority, not Israel, should make concessions for peace negotiations, says Tourism Minister Uzi Landau.

Landau: A Palestinian State is Not Feasible

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."

Israeli Tourism Healthy and Growing

Min. Landau: Yes, They're Auschwitz Borders

Tourism Minister stands behind his statement opposing a return to pre-1967 lines.

Min. Landau: Yes, They're Auschwitz Borders

Landau: Let Terrorists Starve Themselves

Water and Energy Minister Uzi Landau said that Israel should respect the wishes of terrorists who preferred to starve themselves

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

Landau: '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.

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

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.

Landau: We Will Return to Gush Katif

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.

Minister: Prepare for Large Scale Gaza Op

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.

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

‘Put Security Ministers Under Lie Detector Test’

Cabinet Minister Uzi Landau wants officials to undergo a lie detector test to find out who leaked security secrets to the media.

Use Lie Detector to Catch Who Leaked Secrets, Says Landau

Landau: PA Should Pay 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.

Landau: PA Should Pay its Electricity Debts or Else

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

Israel is in the midst of an energy crisis that may peak this weekend, officials said, warning that power cuts could result.

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

Agri-Tech Video: Garden with Less Water

Israel shows off an “irrigation calculator” at the international Agri-Tech Expo to encourage water-efficient gardening.

Agri-Tech Video: Garden with Less Waterplayer

Min. 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 people

Minister Landau: The Riots and Rocks Started at TAUplayer

Min. Landau: Barak Aides the Arab Side

Minister of Infrastructures says Defense Minister is mocking Likud and encouraging Arab extremists in Hevron.

Min. Landau: Barak Aides the Arab Side

Yisrael Beitenu MKs Hope for Migron Legalization

Members of Yisrael Beitenu tour Migron and express support for threatened community. MK Rotem envisions possible solution.

In Migron, Yisrael Beitenu MKs Hold Out Hope for Legalizationplayer