A deal changed the whole picture.
Agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates.
Since then, Dubai, one of the most important cities in terms of commercial and tourist attractions in the heart of the desert, has become more international.
The first flight with the Israelis arrived in Dubai on November 26. That’s the beginning.
In the next eight weeks, 50,000 Israelis arrived in Dubai on a three-and-a-half-hour flight.
Now four airlines operate 15 flights a day between Dubai and Israel.
The emirate is no longer home to a handful of Jews, but Dubai is buzzing with local Jews and tourists.