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Change Your Flights to Israel at No Cost* Due to “Operation Protective Edge”

Wishing the safety and security of all of our brothers and sisters in Israel. El Al and other airlines flying to and from Israel are not halting their flights into and out of Ben Gurion due to Hamas’ rocket attacks and Israel’s Operation Protective Edge response. Additionally, some airlines are allowing passengers who have already […]

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Le Méridien Dead Sea (Israel) Award Redemption as low as 2,000 SPG Points!

As some of you know, I'm always looking out for the best deals in Travel, especially as they relate to Jewish related Travel. I recently came across a post on Dansdeals that I immediately took advantage of.    Being a huge fan of Starwood hotels (and the SPG American Express card), I try and rack […]

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OFFICIAL: EL AL is Honoring All Reduced Fare Tickets!

Very Impressive. El Al is doing the right thing here (in my opinion) and honoring the tickets sold this past Monday. On top of that, they are offering ticket holders the option to book a direct flight for an extra $75 since the reduced fares are all with stopovers in Europe. DOUBLE WOW. KUDOS.   […]

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Israel Travel: Beautiful Haifa View of Mediterranean Sea and Bahai Gardens [Video]

This may be one of my most favorite lookout points in all of Israel, or in the whole world, especially with the beautiful Baha'i Gardens below. It's a site that can't be missed if you're touring Israel. [googleMap]map[/googleMap] I wanted to thank our sponsors for this Israel trip: ELDAN CAR RENTAL  

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Israel Travel: Rosh Hanikra [Video]

In my trip this past summer, I made sure to visit one of the most amazing locations in the country: Rosh Hanikra. It is rich in both history and beauty, and I highly recommend visiting the area when you're in Israel. [googleMap]map[/googleMap] I wanted to thank our sponsors for this Israel trip: ELDAN CAR RENTAL […]

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6.3 Reasons to Visit Israel

I know that Israel turns 63 today, but putting together a list of 63 things is a daunting task. Maybe next year I’ll work on 64 things. And in no particular order… 1) The rich history – Jewish & non-Jewish, it happened here. The Torah / Bible? Yeah, most of that takes place here. The […]

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ISRAEL: Public Transportation Update for Pesach (Passover)

Israel’s public transportation system affects all in Israel, religious or not, since majority of the intercity systems (if not all) shut down for Shabbat and Holidays. The Israeli Railways system and the Egged Bus system have specific timetables set up so you’ll be able to navigate Israel before and after the chag. Just don’t get […]

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Great Cell Phone DEAL if you’re traveling to ISRAEL or Overseas [Amigo-US]

$50 for $100 worth of cell phone service in Israel or Anywhere Worldwide from Amigo-US When you’re traveling overseas, being stuck without a cell phone is frustrating, and can be dangerous. I have personally used Amigo on multiple trips to Israel, and the service is great. Amigo phone also come with Push-to-Talk (walkie talkie) functionality […]

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