After more than a day of being grounded, flights from the United States to Tel Aviv have been cleared for takeoff.
United Airlines was the first to announce the resumption of flights. The decision came hours after the Federal Aviation Administration lifted its ban on U.S. flights in and out of Israel
The cancellation was effective around 11:45 p.m. EDT.
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“We’ve been made familiar with the bomb shelter and we’ve been made familiar what to do when the Code Red siren goes off,” says Max Newman, of Blue Bell, Pa.
Two U.S. airlines cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice, after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport.
Dom Giordano spoke with former United Nations Ambassador John Bolton about both the crisis in Ukraine following the downing of a Malaysian Airlines flight in a rocket attack and the Israeli invasion into Gaza.
“People are calling and asking questions, but I have to say that there are not many cancellations at all,” says a spokeswoman for one Philadelphia-based travel agency specializing in Israel travel.
Gov. Chris Christie said Saturday that Obama has not spoken firmly and forcefully on Israel’s behalf.
Yaron Sideman, the counsul general of Israel in Philadelphia, told the crowd at 19th and JFK Boulevard that Hamas has been indiscrimately firing rockets and missiles into Israel.
The current plots are thought to be the brainchild of a senior Hamas official whose rise can be linked, in part, back to a meeting in Philadelphia more than 20 years ago.
Pope Francis is giving a symbolic nod to Palestinian aspirations for their own state by visiting the West Bank before visiting Israel.
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Israel has begun ceremonies for Monday’s Holocaust Remembrance Day. In Philadelphia, hundreds gathered Sunday at the Holocaust Memorial statue to mark the occasion locally.
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