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GoEco Pioneers Volunteer Eco Tourism in Israel

There are plenty of eco tourism options all over the Middle East.  With the vast range of habitats present in this relatively small region, it’s no wonder that eco tourism is gaining popularity in Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Yemen, Iran and Israel. But volunteer tourism?  That’s something new. GoEco, a volunteer organization established in 2005 […]

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New Israel Vehicle Green Tax Stiffs Hybrids

A new Israeli government “green tax”, scheduled to come into effect next month on new imported cars, is being contested by car importers, and is apparently headed to the High Court of Justice, Israel’s Supreme Court. The new tax ordinance, already signed by Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz, and on the desk of Transport Minister Israel […]

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Katan Adventures Puts the EcoloJEWcal (and Ecological) in Travel

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WqjOn1sxQw[/youtube] For those of you out there who may have been planning an eco tourist trip to Israel but have… ahem… postponed your plans for the time being, don’t cancel all of your vacation plans just yet.  Katan Adventures, a New York based travel company, might be able to provide help planning an alternative trip […]