Menu JTA Search


  • New Medical Diagnosis Techniques Announced by Haifa Technion

    A new approach to medical diagnosis developed of the Haifa Technion will become available to clinicians soon. The technology enables safer, less expensive performance of a wide variety of clinical diagnostic tests, including pregnancy tests, thyroid examinations in cases of growth or functional problems, urine analysis, dosage analysis for heart patients where exact dosage can… More ▸

  • Cruise Ships to Call at Haifa

    Haifa will be a port of call for some of the world’s most famous cruise ships in 1980, the Israel Government Tourist Office announced here today. Four vessels making round-the-world cruises have Haifa on their itineraries. They are the British Queen Elizabeth 2 and Canberra and the Norwegian Sagafiord and Royal Vikiag Star. The first… More ▸

  • Special Interview Haifa Mayor Sold on Sadat

    Only a week ago, before the arrival of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat for his summit meeting with Premier Menachem Begin in Haifa, Arye Gur-El, the mayor of the city, had doubts whether the Egyptian leader’s new policy of peace with Israel was sincere. But today he is not only convinced that Sadat wants peace, he… More ▸

  • Haifa Preparing for Sadat’s Visit

    Haifa, “the forgotten jewel of Israel” as its Mayor Arieh Gurel describes it, is sprucing up for President Anwar Sadat’s visit next month aboard his yacht. The visit has brought to life a project begun 25 years ago — the construction of a modern passenger terminal in the port area — which observers say would… More ▸

  • Haifa Was Target of Aborted Terrorist Sea Attack

    Haifa, Israel’s largest seaport, was the intended target of a gang of seaborne terrorists from Lebanon whose motorboat was intercepted and sunk by Israeli naval units a week ago, Gen. Yehoshua Saguy, Chief of Intelligence, disclosed. The motorboat carried Katyusha rocket launchers which, Saguy said, were to have been placed on a raft in Haifa… More ▸

  • Haifa Red Carpet for U.S. Submariners

    Haifa unrolled its red carpet today for the officers and crews of the U.S. Navy’s nuclear submarine Lapon and the missile-carrying destroyer Aylwin, units of the Sixth Fleet which arrived there on a good-will visit as guests of the Israel Navy. Mayor Yeruham Zeisel of Haifa presented the municipality’s Gold Pin to Commander Tom Murray… More ▸

  • Uss Nimitz Sails from Haifa After Five-day Courtesy Call

    The 90,000 ton USS Nimitz, America’s largest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, put to sea today after a five day courtesy call at Haifa which her commander, Rear Adm. Robert F. Schoultz, described as “an experience never to be forgotten” and “illustrative of the close ties and mutual esteem that exist between the U.S. and Israel.” During… More ▸

  • Talk of U.S. Naval Base at Haifa Seen Blown out of Proportion

    Talk of a possible U.S. naval base in Haifa has blown far out of proportion the realities of such an establishment coming to pass, both United States and Israeli sources agreed here. Some major newspapers prominently reported scraps of information from the meeting Israeli Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan held with the House International Relations Committee… More ▸