Tag: Jewish

Pakistan eases visa restrictions: Promoting religious tourism

Pakistan eases visa restrictions: Promoting religious tourism

editor editor- May 18, 2019 01:10 0

Pakistan is promoting religious pluralism by easing visa restrictions and promoting religious tourism to support religious inclusivity. This was explained by Pakistan’s Ambassador to the ... Read More

Coca-Cola’s ‘political-correctness-gone-mad’ Ramadan campaign irks Norwegians

Coca-Cola’s ‘political-correctness-gone-mad’ Ramadan campaign irks Norwegians

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 17:30 0

A campaign launched by Coca-Cola Norway aimed at celebrating the Islamic holy month of Ramadan has sparked accusations of political correctness gone mad, with some ... Read More

Sri Lanka gets a hug: Solidarity is pouring in from every corner of the world after an Easter Sunday of Terror

Sri Lanka gets a hug: Solidarity is pouring in from every corner of the world after an Easter Sunday of Terror

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 07:20 0

After an Easter of Terror Sri Lanka needs a hug. Easter Monday is the day hugs are pouring in from every corner of the world. ... Read More

No Easter Travel  for Palestinian Christians in Gaza

No Easter Travel for Palestinian Christians in Gaza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 05:02 0

There are around 1,100 Palestinian Christians in Gaza, many of whom are descended from the earliest Christians in Palestine (where Christianity originated). For the first ... Read More

Date set for the opening of the Vatican secret archives

Date set for the opening of the Vatican secret archives

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 12, 2019 22:41 0

On March 2, 2020, Pope Francis will open the secret archives of the pontificate of Pius XII on the Second World War. The announcement during ... Read More

Thank you for flying TAP Air Portugal: Welcome to Tel Aviv

Thank you for flying TAP Air Portugal: Welcome to Tel Aviv

editor editor- April 2, 2019 02:43 1

Israel has about 9 million inhabitants and annually receives more than 4 million visitors. TAP Air Portugal landed its inaugural flight between Lisbon and Israel ... Read More

Czech Memorial Scrolls survived the Holocaust and travel to New York City

Czech Memorial Scrolls survived the Holocaust and travel to New York City

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 23, 2019 19:11 0

The fact that a few of the 1,564 Czech Memorial Scrolls were all in one place at the same time, was almost a miracle. It ... Read More

Jerusalem’s tourist landmark Temple Mount shut down after firebombing

Jerusalem’s tourist landmark Temple Mount shut down after firebombing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 22:20 0

Unrest at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount (also known as Haram esh-Sharif and the Al Aqsa Compound) led Israeli police to shut off access on Tuesday after ... Read More

Texas is latest US state to blacklist Airbnb for anti-Israel actions

Texas is latest US state to blacklist Airbnb for anti-Israel actions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 18:25 0

Texas is adding home sharing firm Airbnb to a short list of companies that cannot receive state investments because it removes Israeli-owned rentals in the ... Read More

Airbnb slammed for anti-Semitism in Florida ad campaign

Airbnb slammed for anti-Semitism in Florida ad campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 20:30 0

The Committee for Israel, a national pro-Israel organization, launched an ad campaign today condemning Airbnb for its recent anti-Semitic decision to forbid Jewish, but not ... Read More

Airbnb banned from Texas contracts due to anti-Semitic actions

Airbnb banned from Texas contracts due to anti-Semitic actions

editor editor- March 2, 2019 00:11 0

In response to Airbnb’s anti-Semitic decision to de-list Jewish-owned properties, but no others, in the disputed territory known as the West Bank, the Texas State ... Read More

Why Israel Travelers are in love with Jamaica?  A tourism trend developing

Why Israel Travelers are in love with Jamaica? A tourism trend developing

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 18, 2019 06:38 0

Jamaica's singer, Anthony B, took Israel by storm when he and a host of other musicians recently celebrated the life of reggae icon Bob Marley!  He wore ... Read More

Airline says it’s body odor, passengers say it’s anti-Semitism

Airline says it’s body odor, passengers say it’s anti-Semitism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 26, 2019 16:35 0

A couple and their 19-month-old daughter, booted from their American Airlines, after passengers complained about their 'overpowering body odor', say they were unfairly targeted because ... Read More

Jordan ‘rejects’ Israel’s Ramon Airport

Jordan ‘rejects’ Israel’s Ramon Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 19:40 0

The head of the Jordan's Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission, Haitham Misto, said on Monday, that opening of Israel's new international airport along their shared border, ... Read More

US quits UNESCO

US quits UNESCO

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 1, 2019 17:20 0

The United States has withdrawn from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), citing "anti-Israel bias" persisting within the UN agency. The US ... Read More

From Jerusalem to Rio de Janeiro: From a celebration of the profound  the frivolous and superficial

From Jerusalem to Rio de Janeiro: From a celebration of the profound the frivolous and superficial

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- December 19, 2018 09:27 0

Tourism in Jerusalem and tourism in Rio de Janeiro is similar and very different. Dr. Peter Tarlow reports from Rio after an all-night flight. He ... Read More

Shalom from the city of peace: Jerusalem

Shalom from the city of peace: Jerusalem

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- December 9, 2018 22:50 0

There is an ancient Jewish belief that each soul is a special “pearl of life”’, a necklace of jewelry that shines through the darkness of ... Read More

Visiting Jerusalem: Shabbat Shalom from a city that nourishes both body and soul

Visiting Jerusalem: Shabbat Shalom from a city that nourishes both body and soul

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- December 7, 2018 18:24 0

"A cold rain fell all day Friday here in Jerusalem, yet we turned the dreariness of the day into a metaphor for the pains of ... Read More

Happy Chanukah from the land where miracles are a daily occurrence!

Happy Chanukah from the land where miracles are a daily occurrence!

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- December 5, 2018 19:50 0

Tourism in Israel is booming and Chanukah is a great time to visit the Jewish State. A record 3.6 million tourist arrived in Israel 2017, a 25 ... Read More

Crystal Cruises expands Jewish culture exploration in 2011

Crystal Cruises expands Jewish culture exploration in 2011

editor editor- July 14, 2011 06:55 0

HONG KONG – With increased participation in Jewish heritage tours, luxury seafarer Crystal Cruises is expanding its related programming in 2011. Read More

Uproar over Egypt brochure claiming Jewish work on pyramids

Uproar over Egypt brochure claiming Jewish work on pyramids

editor editor- September 3, 2008 09:23 0

In Egypt, a tourism brochure has urged Israelis to visit the Egyptian Pyramids to witness the master oeuvre and giant "handcraft" made by their Jewish ... Read More

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