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  • 3.5 million people will have visited Israel in 2012

    December 24, 2012 | 11:44 am

    Some 3.5 million people will have visited Israel during 2012 by year's end.

    The number represents a 4 percent increase over last year, according to Israel's Ministry of Tourism.

    As in previous years, the United States is the largest single source country for incoming tourism...

  • ‘Come back [to Israel] and bring a lot of people with you’

    December 4, 2012 | 11:11 am

    “No Shopping!” guide Nadav Kersh admonished his charges as they entered the crowded Old City of Jerusalem. “I mean it. No shopping! It’s just too easy to get lost here.”

    Kersh was guiding a group of tour operators from the U.S., U.K. and South Africa on a whirlwind tour of the...

  • Israel All to Yourself

    By Adam Wills

    January 18, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    I was more than a little conflicted when Israel's Ministry of Tourism invited me to visit the Holy Land for one week in December to judge for myself whether the country was safe enough for tourists. I'd never traveled to Israel before, and while I knew that life was going on as...