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  • Israel’s April tourism numbers set record

    May 10, 2012 | 12:54 pm

    The number of tourists entering Israel last month set a record.

    Some 354,000 visitors arrived in Israel in April, 19 percent more than in April 2011 and 12 percent more than in April 2010, during Israel’s record year for tourism, according to Israel’s Tourism Ministry.

    In addition,...

  • Medical Tourism Thrives in Israel

    May 28, 2010 | 12:03 pm

    For many people, the idea of traveling to Israel invokes images of sacred synagogues, trips to the Western Wall and moments of personal religious reflection.

    For others, it calls to mind hospital beds, surgeries and doctors.

    Medical tourism — in which patients travel to other...