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British Airways, Air Canada renewing Tel Aviv flights
The skies are set to reopen next month with United Airlines also restarting Tel Aviv - San Francisco flights.
Both Air Canada and British Airways are renewing flights to Israel. According to the British Airways website, London - Tel Aviv flights will recommence from Friday May 1. Flights will leave London Heathrow daily at 5pm for Tel Aviv and leave Ben Gurion Airport for London from May 2 at 7.20am.
As things stand only Israeli passport holders and permanent residents will be allowed into Israel and passengers returning from abroad will be required to undergo 14 days self-isolation.
Air Canada is resuming Tel Aviv - Toronto flights from June 1 with three weekly flights with daily flights from June 23. Air Canada is resuming Tel Aviv - Montreal flights from June 24 with two weekly flights and three weekly flights from July 6.
United Airlines, which has been operating regular Tel Aviv - New York flights throughout the coronavirus crisis, is reintroducing two daily flights from May 20 and also resuming Tel Aviv - San Francisco flights from May 20.
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Researchers from Israel’s prestigious Technion Institute created a home coronavirus test with a 99 percent accuracy rate that provides results in less than an hour.
A team of researchers at the Technion Institute in Haifa have developed a process that they say can be turned into a simple, inexpensive, fast and effective home test for the coronavirus, the university announced Sunday.
Jewish, Christian, Muslim and Druze religious leaders seek divine intervention to heal the sick and end the pandemic.
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Flying for peace Flying in response to negative events
Chicago Kite has brought kite flying to families across America for more than 30 years.
Now, Chicago Kite is bringing the joy of flying kites to friends and families in Israel with Kite Flying for Peace. Flying kites is a family-fun activity that is meant to bring people together in the great outdoors. Unplug and unwind while connecting with people of all ages.