Israel Tourism

A Foodie Mission to Israel

JFNA to offer food-centric spring tour.

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Tourism To Israel Reaches All-Time High

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JERUSALEM — Israel reported an all-time high in annual visitors in 2013.

Hoteliers Happy To See October

September saw dip in foreign tourism but bookings now on the rise as winter season nears.

Special To The Jewish Week

September wasa rough month for  tourism to Israel, as the early Jewish holiday season, the volatile shekel/dollar exchange range and Egypt’s political instability combined to trim profit margins of major Israeli hotels.

Last month saw a 16 percent drop in foreign tourism, compared to September 2012, according to a recent report from Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS).

The Rimonim Royal Dead Sea features a spa, above, and one of the region’s largest health clubs.

Tourism Booming In Israel’s ‘Last Frontier’

With everything from bicycling to bird watching to camel riding, the Negev is pulling a crowd.

Special To The Jewish Week

On a fateful car trip to Eilat while he was prime minister of Israel, David Ben-Gurion suddenly asked his driver to turn off the highway.

Bicycling uphill in the Negev.
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