The Consul General of Israel to the Midwest, Aviv Ezra, reveals on KFOR’s Lincoln Live, that starting in March of 2020, non-stop flights will begin from Chicago to Israel, a route that hasn’t existed for 25 years.  Consul General Ezra also said Nebraska has had a long-standing relationship with Israel in the form of this country’s only kosher beef process plant in Hastings.  80,000 pounds of Nebraska processed kosher beef is imported into Israel every week.

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