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2 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Despite sirens, visiting techies keep coding

The 25 young professionals from around the world who signed up for The Israel Tech Challenge this month did not expect rocket sirens and bomb shelters.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Fox News

Cruz charges flight ban tantamount to economic boycott of Israel

Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz charged Wednesday that the Obama administration's decision to temporarily suspend flights to Israel was tantamount to an economic boycott of Washington's closest Middle East ally.

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TheIndyChannel

Concern grows for Hoosiers in Israel

Concern was growing for an Indiana group of religious tourists who flew to Israel just before all U.S. airlines were grounded from leaving or entering the country's main airport.

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Globe and Mail

Israeli economy resilient amid conflict, deputy governor of central bank says

The Israeli economy is weathering the escalating conflict in Gaza as if it was a "bad winter storm," the deputy governor of the country's central bank said Wednesday.

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Politico

Bloomberg in Israel: FAA 'wrong'

Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg offered a strong defense of Israel while visiting the country Wednesday and said the FAA "got it wrong" on its decision to cancel flights to Israel.

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KRVN-AM Lexington

Astronaut Sees Israeli-Gaza Conflict from Space

The death, destruction and chaos from the Israeli-Gaza conflict has been captured in striking photos on the ground, but even astronauts can see the fighting as it unfolds.

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ABC News

American Circus Troupe Stuck In Israel Due To FAA Ban

A circus troupe that traveled from St. Louis to Tel Aviv to take part in a cross-cultural exchange expected to be doing backflips as part of their routine, but not when it came to their travel plans.

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ClickOnDetroit

FAA to update Israel travel ban

When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel on Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week's downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine.

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BBC News

Being blind in Israel and Gaza

As fighting continues in Gaza and Israel, two blind women, one Israeli and one Palestinian, describe how they experience war through hearing it, and how it affects their lives.

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The Daily Beast

Kerry Flies to Israel for TalksDespite FAA ban.

John Kerry isn't afraid of the FAA. Just a day after the top U.S. airline regulator banned flights to Tel Aviv, Kerry flew in to try to wheel and deal an end to the violence in Gaza.

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Wall Street Journal

Kerry in Israel for Talks on Ending Conflict

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday there have been "steps forward" in the diplomacy aimed at ending the fighting between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas, as he arrived in Jerusalem for talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli officials.

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The Montreal Gazette

Israel unhappy about cancelled flights

TORONTO, ONTARIO: NOVEMBER 06, 2012 - An Air Canada plane taxi's across the runway at Pearson International Airport in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Tuesday, November 06, 2012.

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Daily Mail

Mother diagnosed with rare ovarian cancer 'overjoyed' to be...

The sad final journey home: Bodies of MH17 victims are loaded on to transport plane at Ukraine airport as they begin trip to the Netherlands for painstaking identification process Tragedy as college graduate, 26, dies after being BURIED ALIVE by 10ft deep sand tunnel he was digging on the beach John Travolta can't stop former pilot bringing lawsuit ... (more)

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Jerusalem Post

Israel set to open second int'l airport near Eilat in response to flight cancellations

Transportation minister convened meeting of senior civilian aviation officials who recommended that Uvda airport be utilized to replace Ben-Gurion Airport beginning noon local time.

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Asia News Network

MANILA: Filipino tourists advised not to go on a pilgrimage in Israel

The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs advised Filipino tourists who intend to go to Israel on pilgrimage to defer their travels amid continuing conflict between the militant group Hamas and the Israel Military.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Lynchburg Mayor Studying In Israel Amidst Violence

As the madness in the Middle East plays out, the Mayor of Lynchburg, Mike Gillette, is in the middle of it all.

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Local10.com

Travelers' reactions are mixed following flight cancellations to Israel

The FAA has banned U.S. -Israel flights for up to 24 hours following rocket attacks near Tel Aviv airport U.S. CAPTIONING COMPANY AND RIGHT NOW AT 6:00 NO AMERICAN FLIGHTS ARE BEING ALLOWED TO FLY TO THE AIRPORT IN TEL AVIV FOLLOWING AN HAMAS ROCKET EXPLOSION NEARBY.

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WFMZ

Local residents return from trip to Israel

Some members of the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley made it back to the U.S. just in time after a rocket landing new the Tel Aviv airport led to flight restrictions to Israel.

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CBS Local

Birthright Israel Defies The Danger, Continues Free Youth Trips To Jewish State

Despite the danger in the Middle East, many Jewish families plan to keep their travel plans to Israel this summer.

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ClickOnDetroit

U.S.-to-Israel flights put on hold after missile scare

THAT'S THE SCENE ON THE EAST SIDE, TIM PAMPLIN, LOCAL 4. Devin: AMERICANS VISITING ISRAEL ARE WITHOUT A RIDE HOME AT THE MOMENT.

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