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  • US State Department issues travel warning for Israel

    December 17, 2015 | 8:44 am

    The U.S. State Department has issued a travel warning for Israel, the West Bank and Gaza.

    The warning, which replaces one issued in February, was issued Wednesday due to what the State Department called “heightened tensions and security risks.”

    The warning notes a “rise in...

  • U.S. embassy warns citizens against travel to Upper Galilee and Golan Heights

    August 24, 2015 | 10:02 am

    The United States Embassy in Tel Aviv has warned U.S. citizens to avoid travel to Israel’s Upper Galilee and Golan Heights.

    The warning issued on Friday comes following an exchange of fire between Israel and Syria last week.

    “We urge U.S. citizens to carefully consider and...

  • Israel warns of Tunisia terror attack as Lag b’Omer ceremony nears

    May 4, 2015 | 11:51 am

    Israel’s Counter-Terrorism Bureau issued a travel warning for Tunisia in advance of a traditional Lag b’Omer procession.

    The warning issued Saturday night called on Israelis to avoid visiting Tunisia and to leave the country as soon as possible. It said that recent information...

  • Israel’s counterterrorism bureau issues travel warnings

    September 15, 2014 | 11:17 am

    Israel’s National Security Council Counter-Terrorism Bureau issued warnings to Israeli travelers for the heavy travel season during the fall holidays.

    “There is — at this time — an increasing potential threat as a result of the recent Operation Protective Edge during which there...

  • UC students face hurdles if they want to ‘study abroad’ in Israel

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    November 1, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Marion Said's parents didn't like her proposal: Having just completed her second year at UCLA in 2006, the political science student from Sherman Oaks wanted to drop out of school so she could spend a year studying at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

    That would mean Said would need to...

  • Briefs

    By Tom Tugend

    February 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    $10 Million Offered for Information on Missing Flier

    Israeli emissary Uri Chen of the Born to Freedom Foundation visited Los Angeles last month, not to ask for money but to offer $10 million.

    The money has been put up as a reward to anyone "providing proven and reliable...

  • Tourism in Israel

    By Rob Eshman

    November 2, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Ehud Barak has the hardest job in Israel these days, but Itai Eiges' is no walk in the park, either. As director general of the ministry of tourism, Eiges is in charge of promoting an industry that has been crippled by the recent conflict. Tour operators are reporting a 50 percent...

  • Connections: Israelis and Americans

    December 3, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    About two weeks ago, I attended a three-day conference in Jerusalem along with more than 3,400 Americans and Canadians and 2,000 Israelis. We North Americans had all made the journey despite State Department warnings that travel in the area was unsafe, in part because of an expected...