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  • Morrissey of Smiths fame returning to Israel in August

    June 28, 2016 | 3:23 pm

    Morrissey, the British singer-songwriter best known for his involvement in The Smiths, will perform two concerts in Israel this summer.

    The 57-year-old solo musician will play Tel Aviv on Aug. 22 and Caesarea two days later, The Times of Israel reported Tuesday.

    Morrissey sold out his most recent concerts in Israel, in 2012. His latest album, released in 2014, is “World Peace is None of Your Business.”

    He is an outspoken advocate for animal rights and vegetarianism.

  • Divers discover huge hoard of gold coins off Israeli coast

    February 18, 2015 | 11:27 am

    Scuba divers have discovered a rare haul of gleaming 1,000-year-old gold coins inscribed in Arabic on the sea bed off Israel, a find archaeologists say may shed light on Muslim rule in that age.

    Some 2,000 coins dated to the 11th century, a period when the Fatimid Islamic dynasty...

  • NCIS Tel Aviv?

    By Stuart Schoffman

    June 21, 2012 | 11:55 am

    Every morning, at my kitchen counter, I leaf through two Israeli dailies, both of them in English.  The Hebrew papers I read in cafés, not every day.  I watch the TV news at 8 pm, on Channel 2.  I rarely watch the Israel Broadcasting Authority news in English, but you can see it –...

  • First timer says: fly me to the Holy Land

    By Dan Kacvinski

    March 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm


    The Jerusalem stone and glass terminals of Ben-Gurion Airport make for an almost cinematic experience. It was my first time in Israel, and the seemingly unrealistic quality of my journey was further compounded by running into Dr. Ruth Westheimer in the lobby of the Dan Tel Aviv....
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  • Israel Launches First Underwater Museum

    By Leora Eren Frucht

    June 15, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    It was the largest, most impressive port in the Roman Empire when it was inaugurated in 10 B.C.E. And some 2,016 years later, the ancient port of Caesarea -- along the Mediterranean coast of Israel -- was inaugurated again last month, this time as the world's first underwater museum....

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