Officials are now looking into the cause of the rash of fires around the country.
It's not yet clear what started the fires in so many different locations on Sunday, but it has been especially hot and dry in Israel for the past week or more.
The iceberg chunk, about 350 meters (1,100 feet) thick, is larger than the state of Delaware in the U.S.
NASA Television is also planning to air a multi-hour show, Eclipse Across America: Through the Eyes of NASA.
"In contrast to other scenarios that threaten the home front, the basic rule is: Get out of the houses, get out of the buildings. “The safest place is open space.”
It's not clear what started the fire.
Due to the hot, dry and windy conditions, the fire was able to spread rapidly.
The students will study the data beamed from the orbiting Cubesats at the Herzliya Science Center.
"The regional cooperation key to restoration of the Jordan River could be emulated around the world."
The mud from the rivers had simply flowed along with the water and essentially buried the city while its residents slept.
Both Peru and Colombia have had diplomatic relations with Israel for decades.
Although winter storm Stella packed a wallop in the north and south, New York City was largely spared its wrath.
At least 4,000 flights have been canceled up and down the Eastern Seaboard in advance of Snowstorm Stella.
The winter weather hasn't yet let up in Israel, with snow in the north and rain in the central and southern regions.
Israel is launching two civilian satellites into space, neither of them little more than the size of a carton of milk.
Lake Kinneret is the country's largest source of drinking water.
Northern Israel is under a blanket of white, while residents of the northern Negev are dealing with rain, wind and muddy floors.
The bus was traveling along a dark winding road with minimal lighting under stormy conditions with cold rain and wind.
An earthquake near Crete was felt in parts of Israel.
A 5-alarm fire spread like lightning, totally destroying a building in Queens, NY that stood for generations and housed 14 businesses.