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Deal: L.A.-Israel airfare and 3 nights in Tel Aviv for $1,459
Deal: L.A.-Israel airfare and 3 nights in Tel Aviv for $1,459

El Al Airlines hopes to draw winter travelers to Israel with an offer that includes L.A.-Tel Aviv airfare and a hotel stay, starting at $1,459 per person. Tourism to Israel fell off this past summer after violent conflicts erupted in the Gaza Strip and West Bank. In July, U.S. airlines temporarily halted flights to Tel Aviv after a rocket hit near the airport. Last week's terrorist attack in Jerusalem that left five dead will also likely have a chilling effect. Still, Israel remains a popular destination for Americans, who make up the largest number of foreign tourists. Last year, more than 3.5 million people visited the country, and 623,000 of them were from the U.S. The deal:...

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