El Al Airlines sells 5,000 tickets in three hours as families rush to buy
Tickets ordinarily priced around $1,600
A price glitch in round-trip tickets between New York and Israel sparked an online buying frenzy among Orthodox Jews on Monday who saw tickets ordinarily priced around $1,600 slashed below $400.
At least 5,000 tickets were sold in just three hours by El Al Airlines after word of their dramatically reduced airfare spread through New York’s [...]
Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, was forced to consider calling an early general election on Tuesday night after the largest party in the country’s parliament walked out of his ruling coalition.
Just two months after joining a unity government, Shaul Mofaz led his Kadima party into opposition after failing to secure legislation extending conscription to Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Jews.
Mr Mofaz also resigned as deputy prime minister as negotiations over a new [...]
A woman is suing the lingerie company where she used to work over claims she was fired for being ‘too hot’.
Lauren Odes, 29, said today that managers at Native Intimates – which is owned by Orthodox Jews – told her to wear baggy clothes and suggested she tape down her breasts.
She was then fired over the phone while shopping for a more modest outfit, she claims.
Suing: Lauren Odes, 29, claims [...]
Adds weight to sensational theory that Jesus was buried with Mary Magdelene and had family with her
n that reads ‘Divine Jehovah, raise up, raise up’ in a 1st Century Christian burial chamber beneath a tower block in Jerusalem.
They believe that this is proof the site is the final resting place of Jesus. However, other scholars remain highly sceptical of the find.
The inscription is on a limestone box known as an [...]
Just when it seemed that ideas for new reality shows had dried up along comes ‘Shunned’ – a ‘docu-drama’ following the lives of Orthodox Jews who have moved away from their strict religious faith.
The show features an aspiring model, her toy-boy lover and one Jewish man who is furious that his ultra-orthodox parents deprived him of bacon for the first 26 years of his life.
‘When I had the first bite, [...]
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Las Vegas (CNN) – Mitt Romney took a large lead as the first returns started coming in from the Nevada Republican presidential caucuses on Saturday.
With 9% of the results in, Romney had about 45% of the vote while former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Rep. Ron [...]
The White House is girding for a political loss in the heart of New York on Tuesday. They’re also spinning up an explanation that won’t entirely result in the blame landing on the low popularity of the president. As in Massachusetts, where Democratic Senate candidate Martha Coakley was faulted by the White House and many others for tone-deaf campaigning, Democratic candidate Dave Weprin may see [...]
JERUSALEM (AP) — In an ancient stone quarry underneath Jerusalem’s Old City, women tottered on stilettos down a dimly lit passage on their way to a very modern ritual: speed-dating.
Hoping the exotic setting would provide a conducive backdrop for romance, organizers brought about 60 Israeli singles to the subterranean quarry known as Zedekiah’s Cave late Sunday for a unique speed-dating [...]
On a more serious point.. imagine the world woke up – the west in particular.. they took the crash course, they decided to slow down on wasting energy and effort and time……
A 4 day week.. for almost everyone… nearly full employment.. and low-energy leisure for all.
4 days of energy intensive, but refreshed and productive.. work and a 3 day weekend for family, relaxation, persuing self-sufficiency and [...]