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Ben Gurion Airport closed, January 2021

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Israel Halts Air Traffic Due to COVID Spike

Israel has closed Ben Gurion airport to all incoming and outgoing flights, including the unprecedented temporary halt to all aliyah (immigration) flights.

David and Goliath

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Where David Fought Goliath

Azekah, a hill in the Holy Land, overlooks the very valley where David and Goliath fought their famous biblical battle.

Elderly Holocaust survivor tattoo on arm

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900 Holocaust Survivors Died of COVID in Israel in 2020

Of 179,600 Holocaust survivors living in Israel, 5,300 became infected with the coronavirus last year, with 900 dying.

Tristram's Starling, birds at Masada

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Photo Friday: Let the Birds Increase on the Earth

A bird native to the Holy Land, Tristram's Starling, looks out at the Dead Sea from the ancient fortress of Masada.

Dead Sea from Mount Nebo

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Moses on Mount Nebo: The Whole Land

Across the border from Israel in Jordan, Mount Nebo is the Holy Land site from which Moses viewed the land God promised His people.

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