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  • Chilean miners arrive in Israel

    February 23, 2011 | 10:44 am

    Many of the 33 Chilean miners who survived 68 days trapped underground in a collapsed mine arrived in Israel.

    The men arrived Wednesday accompanied by their wives or partners.

    The eight-day visit is being billed as a “Pilgrimage of Thanks.” Israel’s Ministry of Tourism is...

  • Chilean miners invited to visit Israel

    October 20, 2010 | 10:30 am

    Israel’s tourism minister invited the 33 rescued Chilean miners to spend Christmas in Israel.

    Stas Misezhnikov invited the miners for a one-week, all-expenses-paid trip with their wives to Israel, where they will tour the country, including sites holy to Christianity.


  • Israel invites Chilean miners for a ‘spiritual’ Christmas in the Holy Land

    October 18, 2010 | 10:49 am

    Tourism Minister Stas Misezhnikov on Monday extended an official invitation to the 33 Chilean miners who were rescued last week to experience a “spiritual journey” this Christmas in the Holy Land.

    The men, who were trapped underground for 68 days in a mine in Chile, are invited to...

  • Jewish businessman gifting rescued miners

    October 13, 2010 | 9:20 am

    Chilean mining executive Leonardo Farkas has written $10,000 checks to each of the 33 miners who are being rescued from a collapsed mine in Chile after being trapped for more than two months.

    Farkas reportedly gave the checks in the miners’ names to each of the families and set up a...