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4/03/12 Round Up AM Edition

By Jspace Staff on 4/3/2012 at 10:32 AM

Categories: Travel, Culture, Israel

4/03/12 Round Up AM Edition

The Israel Lands Administration has handed over nearly 300 acres of land to the Ariel Sharon Park Company for development of the park. [Jerusalem Post] Volunteer teens from the Galilee are working with special needs children in a table tennis program. [Ynet]

A chef in Israel has opened two boutique hotels, claiming the best way to develop economy is to attract a wealthier brand of clientele. [Haaretz] And a safari business in Rama Gan plans to feed its animals kosher for Passover meals this holiday. [Israel Hayom]

Hundreds of thousands of individuals took part in Israel’s Good Deeds Day, in an annual initiative to give back. [Israel21c] A Facebook campaign, “Israel Loves Iran,” aims to bring the two peoples together via the social networking platform. [No Camels] A spiritual healer in Israel claims he’s responsible for Shaul Mofaz’s victory in the Knesset. [Times of Israel] And a mummified sarcophagus is just one of the items the Egyptian government is asking be returned from Israel, where a recent discovery revealed a collection of 3,000-year-old antiquities. [Times of Israel]

Meanwhile, extortion allegations are rocking an ultra Orthodox community in Israel. [Israel Hayom] And the publisher of the Baltimore Jewish Times has been auctioned off. New owners say nothing will change at the nearly 100-year-old publication. [Baltimore Sun]

  • Park
  • Healer
  • Antiquities
  • Facebook
  • Good deeds
  • Extortion
  • Hotels
  • Table tennis