Israel’s Shin Bet domestic security agency arrested several Palestinians and an Arab Israeli for allegedly blowing up a bus in Tel Aviv.
The Shin Bet revealed that its agents had arrested the suspects, including an Arab Israeli, for the attack last week on a bus, Israeli media reported. The security service did not say how many suspects were arrested.
The Arab-Israeli suspect, a resident of Taibeh near Kfar Saba, placed the explosive device on the bus and notified his commander by phone, who set it off, the Shin Bet said.
The Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted one of two missiles fired at the Tel Aviv area.
The missiles fired on Sunday morning, the fifth day of what the Israeli military has dubbed Operation Pillar of Defense, mark at least four missiles fired from Gaza at one of Israel's major population centers.
The move toward intimate, aesthetically minded hotels in Tel Aviv is picking up steam.
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When it comes to trends in the Israeli hotel industry, less is more — less rooms, more authenticity, that is.
The move toward small, one-of-a-kind boutique hotels, which began in Tel Aviv a decade or so ago, is continuing apace with some of the biggest chains — boutique and otherwise — gearing up for more development.
A different kind of tourist is triggering the new development, industry sources say.
Track and field star Allyson Felix does a night-time 10K with 20,000 other runners.
U.S. track and field star Allyson Felix, who won three gold medals at the Summer Olympics in London this year, is currently visiting Tel Aviv, where she took part in the city's Nike Night Run on Tuesday, Israel Hayom reported.
“I’m extremely excited about coming to Israel for the Nike Night Run,” Felix said in a statement before her trip. “I hope I can inspire the runners of Tel Aviv to not only give their best, but to beat their best, just like I did this summer in London.”
I just got back from Israel. I went as a kind of pre-state pilgrim, but the circumstances and the trappings of the trip were hardly old-fashioned, or pious. My ever-generous in-laws wanted to show off their grandchildren at a wedding thrown by olim relatives, so the grandchildren’s parents got to come along.
Adi Kain, a hip 29 year-old, was not going to wait for a proposal. She was with the right guy and ready for the relationship to move on.
They met at a fashion event in Tel Aviv. Adi went up to the bar for a drink, and a cute guy started to chat her up. Gilad Carmi worked in high tech and Adi was a project manager for a property development group.
That same evening, Adi received a text message from Gilad. Within days, they had their first date. “It was great,” recalls Adi. “We both love the beach and enjoy good wine. And we talked for hours.”
Pop sensation Madonna will host the opening show of her latest concert tour, “MDNA,” in Tel Aviv this Thursday. The show reportedly cost about NIS 15 million to put together, and the stage at Ramat Gan Stadium will hold about 35,000 people. American television host Conan O’Brien is reportedly visiting Israel especially to cover the show.
Haaretz reports that about 600 staffers will make up the production team, with 350 of those coming to Israel with the singer from the U.S this week.