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Haiku Contest Winners Selected From Close to 2,000 Entries
And $100 Discounts on Flights to Israel Offered on EL AL Twitter

New York, NY – October 27, 2010
–  EL AL, the national airline of Israel, announces another exclusive-to-Facebook contest asking fans to submit their funniest airline experience on the EL AL Facebook wall. Everyone is invited to become a fan on Facebook and post their entry by November 24, 2010 for the chance to win the grand prize of two roundtrip tickets to Israel. Two runners-up will receive a $100 discount on their next EL AL flight to Israel. The winning submissions will be featured on the EL AL USA Facebook and Twitter pages, as well as the airline’s USA blog ( For contest rules, visit

EL AL is also announcing the winners of the airline’s most recent Facebook contest, which had fans post their most poetic EL AL Haiku. The grand prize winner of two tickets to Israel is Tali Bacaner of Teaneck, New Jersey, who was selected from almost 2,000 entries. Two other winners also selected for their creativity are Sharon Jaffe of College Station, Texas and Aviva Sieradski of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Both are receiving $100 off their next EL AL flight to Israel. Here are the winning Haikus:

Grand Prize Winner: Tali Bacaner
Relax, EL AL knows
Life’s about the journey, AND
The destination.

1st Runner-Up: Sharon Jaffe
I hear Moses say:
“Let my people fly EL AL!”
(But not on Shabbat.)

2nd Runner-Up: Aviva Fort
Sultry seas, palm trees
Desert nights sing to the heart
EL AL, take me home.

The winning submissions are featured on the EL AL USA Facebook and Twitter pages as well as the airline’s USA blog (

For other opportunities to win $100 discounts off any nonstop flight to Israel from the U.S.A., follow EL AL on Twitter (
The EL AL Facebook and Twitter pages as well as the EL AL blog serve as resources for useful and up-to-date information about Israel and its national airline.  Some of the highlights include special travel promotions to USA passengers that offer attractive savings, practical tips about traveling to Israel, interesting Israeli related events in the USA, as well as fun tourist attractions in Israel, including cultural and other activities that appeal to families. Fans and followers of EL AL social media will also learn about the latest developments in the aviation world, holiday happenings, plus healthy in-flight food options, fine wine offerings, current entertainment and more.

For more information about EL AL Airlines, please visit,
or call (800) 223-6700. Check out our blog and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Publish Date 27/10/2010