easyJet planning Tel Aviv-Amsterdam route

EasyJet easyJet planning Tel Aviv-Amsterdam route

British low-cost airline detects high demand for flights from Israel to Dutch capital, says will consider flights to Eilat once new international airport is built. British low-cost airline easyJet is planning to introduce a new route from Tel Aviv to Amsterdam, senior airline officials implied last week during a series of meetings in Israel with […]

January 19, 2015
immigration1 2014 a record breaking year for aliyah

Jewish Agency statistics for 2014 show that immigration to Israel hit 10-year high with the arrival of about 26,500 new olim. Although Israel faced another war and tensions rose in Jerusalem, 2014 was a record-breaking year in terms of aliyah (immigration) statistics. According to the end-of-year figures released on Wednesday by the Jewish Agency for […]

January 2, 2015
With conductor Manfred Honeck at the Vatican An Israeli singer at the Vatican

Soprano Chen Reiss sings in front of 700 million viewers at Christmas Mass led each year by pope. Israeli opera singer Chen Reiss, 35, received an honor that other Israeli singers can only dream about. She appeared Thursday at a Christmas Mass led by the Pope in the Vatican’s St. Peters Basilica. The Christmas Mass […]

December 29, 2014
2018235929 Dreaming of a pink Christmas: Tel Aviv launches winter LGBT festival

Tens of thousands expected to attend opening day street party Tel Aviv launches a two-week festival for gays and lesbians on Friday in a bid to draw tourists during the relatively warm and sunny holiday season in the Mediterranean metropolis. Tens of thousands of revelers are expected at the opening day’s street party, said Hannah […]

December 25, 2014
56377550990100490746no Dana International to sing in BBC special

Sixteen years after winning Eurovision, Israeli diva invited to take part in special program in honor of European song contest’s 60th anniversary. Sixteen years after winning the Eurovision with her song “Diva,” Dana International has been invited to take part in a special program produced by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) ahead of the annual […]

December 25, 2014
fruitfly Israel sells 380 million male fruit flies to Croatia

Croatia, Israel has your back, as attested by the rescue mission involving an emergency shipment of 380 million Mediterranean male fruit flies to the Adriatic nation. Males. Not a female in the lot. But why would Croatia want fruit flies? Because like most of the rest of the world, Croatia’s farmers have a problem with […]

December 5, 2014