Shuli does it again

December 13, 2020 by  
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Former Sydneysider Shuli Briggs will make history when she boards El Al’s inaugural commercial Israel-Dubai flight today with husband Ari and three of her five sons. Read more

Report: Ben-Gurion airport expected to reopen by June

May 14, 2020 by  
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Israel is weighing opening Ben-Gurion International Airport at the beginning of June as the coronavirus outbreak continues to level off in Israel. Read more

Tel Aviv-Jerusalem fast train finally begins operations

December 23, 2019 by  
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After an 11-year delay, the new high-speed rail link between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem began running on Saturday night. Read more

Going abroad

September 26, 2019 by  
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J-Wire’s music reviewer Fraser Beath McEwing has added another string to his bow as he takes J-Wire readers on his travels…still abroad in Moscow. Read more

Is Iran the fearsome enemy we think it is? Reflections of a recent traveller

June 28, 2019 by  
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Few would doubt that Iran represents the greatest current threat facing Israel and thus, the Jewish people. Read more

Holy City Jerusalem

August 13, 2013 by  
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Sandip Hor, an Indian-born journalist who has lived in Australia for 30 years, visited Jerusalem to sample the cornerstones of three religions – Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. He is a Hindu. Read more

Only 24% of tourists visiting Israel are Jewish

July 25, 2013 by  
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Income from tourism in Israel has grown from $4bn in 2009 to $5.1bn in 2012 with 56% of inbound tourists being Christian and only 24% Jewish. Read more