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Plans to Lighten the 700,000 Passport Backlog

in Life, Culture & Sports/Tourism & Nature

If you have to renew your passport in Israel, there’s only one thing someone may tell you, “good luck.” During the pandemic many Israelis were reluctant to travel.  Now that things are getting closer to normal, people are making travel plans once again and realizing that their passports are expired. There’s currently a backlog of…

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Passover 2022 and the Return of the Tourist Season

in Tourism & Nature
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The tourism industry as a whole was arguably the most affected by the closing of the borders and the limitations placed on tourists entering the country in the past two years since the onset of Corona. Lockdowns within the country made it that there was no additional stream to cover this difficult period. Thousands of…

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“Complete, Not Compete” – Creating a Culture of Sustainability 

in Life, Culture & Sports

While I didn’t fully grasp it at first, my curiosity outweighed my cynicism. I was one of 60 others at the first WHT IF gathering, an aspiring culture movement, waiting to reach a surprise destination about 90 minutes past the Israeli border. Five minibuses filled with people, from Holland to Iraq and everywhere in between,…

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Israel Tourism Industry Fails To Fly

in Tourism & Nature

As Omicron infiltrates conversation and population, Israeli authorities have decided to shut down its borders and bar entry of foreigners from a growing list of 50 countries. The announcement came as a shock to many, whose livelihoods depend on tourism, which turned to anger when Finance Minister Avigdor Liberman said that tour guides and travel…

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Israel’s Borders Close Again

in Tourism & Nature

With less than 200 cases of new COVID variant Omicron worldwide, and a fourth case confirmed in Israel, the country has chosen to bar entry from tourists for at least the next two weeks despite just having reopened its borders.  An official statement released on Saturday says that vaccinated or recovered Israelis will be required…

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