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carlton-tel-aviv Tel Aviv’s Carlton named best business hotel in Israel

Hotel manager accredits World Travel Awards nod to its Blue Sky restaurant, run by famed chef Meir Adoni It’s official. Tel Aviv’s Carlton Hotel was named “The Leading Israeli Business Hotel” for 2016 by the World Travel Awards, based on votes by travelers and agents. Read more at Times of Israel.

September 23, 2016
72827280991296640360no PHOTO: A view of Israel from space at night

Recent photos taken by the astronauts at the International Space Station show Israel’s lit-up coastal area, as well as some areas inland. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) released new photos on Wednesday taken by astronauts at the International Space Station of the earth at night—among them one featuring Israel, Egypt and other countries […]

September 22, 2016
Waze Waze finds way to keep drivers on track in tunnels

Michael Liedtke, Times of Israel Bluetooth-connected beacons will allow drivers to keep navigating when GPS fails SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The popular navigation app Waze is putting a new twist on the phrase “tunnel vision.” It is trying to ensure drivers relying on digital maps do not lose their way when their GPS signal disappears […]

September 22, 2016
72744630990100640360no Ahead of breast cancer awareness month, TA Culture Palace shines in pink

The Tel Aviv landmark joins attractions in other countries, lighting its buildings in glowing pink in order to raise consciousness. Among the other global sites participating are the Empire State Building in NYC and the Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro. Ahead of breast cancer awareness month, which will be taking place in October, […]

September 21, 2016
homelandfixed-635x357 In search for next big hit, Israel hosts first TV franchise confab

Ronit Bezalel,Times of Israel At TV Formats Conference in Jaffa, media executives, buyers the world over are on the lookout for another series like ‘Homeland’ Israel is becoming a world leader in exporting content and selling television franchises — known as TV formats — to the global market. The country’s international successes include such popular […]

September 21, 2016
Excavation unveils scale weight belonging to high priest

An archaeological dig in the Old City of Jerusalem has unearthed a weight that is marked with the name of the high priest from the Second Temple. Nearly 2,000 years after the Second Temple was destroyed in 70 CE, the archaeologist Dr. Oren Gutfeld of Hebrew University of Jerusalem has found a scale weight from […]

September 20, 2016
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