The upsurge in terrorist activity in Europe and the Middle East is causing a serious decline in Israel’s tourism industry as more and more people are reluctant to travel abroad.
Tourism is Israel’s number one source of income and provides employment for more than 20,000 people. Annual revenues from tourism exceed $1.4 billion. It has been universally recognized that El Al security measures are the most stringent.
It is incumbent upon Jews the world over to visit Israel. To bow to terrorist threats is to give a victory to violence and lawlessness.
Therefore, Women’s League for Conservative Judaism urges its members to: