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The Cranes Have Arrived in Israel

The Crane Project helps preserve farmland from suffering damage as a result of the cranes’ voracious appetites and heavy traffic in the fields.

Chabad of Wilmington Prepares to Wait Out Hurricane Florence as it Hits North Carolina

"We stocked up on food and water ... we have a generator, powered by gas or propane ... and we'll use it to power the freezer to keep the food from spoiling, hopefully long enough till the electricity comes back."

Summer Drizzle in Israel

This time it wasn't from rockets.

After 5 Drought Years Kinneret Lake Reaching Black Line

The Water Authority's recent models for the autumn indicate a chance of yet another drought year.

Israeli Scientists Say Smartphones May Help Predict the Weather

Tel Aviv University researchers say data could be harnessed to forecast flash floods and other natural disasters.

IsraAID Sends Emergency Response Team to Flood-Stricken India

More than 350 people have been killed since the monsoon season began at the end of May; at least 220 of them since August 8.

Lakewood Jewish Community Homes Flooded in New Jersey

The "Chaverim" Jewish assistance organization reported many people were trapped in flooded vehicles, and that numerous basements were totally under water.

California Jewish Summer Camp Cancels Final Session Due to Worst-Ever Wildfire in State History

Some 300 campers and their families are fervently hoping it will still be there by next year.

Earthquakes Rattle the Kinneret

A 3.7 magnitude earthquake was felt along the Sea of Galilee on Friday, at 11:51 AM.

It’s Official: Drought Year in the Negev

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon signed the approval on Wednesday.

Earthquake Shakes Israel’s North

The Kinneret region has been hit by a number of earthquakes over the past few weeks.

Earthquake Rocks Tiberias Residents

According to the Geophysical Institute of Israel (GII), the quake registered 3.2 on the Richter scale.

Defense Ministry Announces Emergency Earthquake Convention

Are Israel’s emergency services ready for the Big One?

Northern Israeli Apartment Buildings Evacuated After Earthquakes

Israel is overdue for "the big one" -- a major earthquake is expected in the region about every 80 to 100 years.

Israeli Tech Used to Maintain Contact with Thai Soccer Team

Software engineer Yuval Zalmanov set out from Israel with 17 Maxtech radio units and trained emergency crews in using the technology.

Tremors in Tiberias

This was only a small earthquake.

Galilee School Damaged by Earthquakes

The quakes struck an area southwest of Tiberias, just north of Kafr Kama at a depth of five kilometers. There were no reports of physical injuries.

Another Earthquake Rattles Israel

The third earthquake today (plus an aftershock).

2 Earthquakes Lightly Shake Northern Israel

Two 4.1 earthquakes were felt up north early Wednesday morning.

Iranian General Blames Drought on Israeli Cloud Thieves

“Joint teams from Israel and one of the neighboring countries are de-seeding the clouds entering Iran."

Israelis Safe in 6.1 Quake in Osaka, Japan – ‘It Woke Us Up’

"The siren is transmitted via telephone. We got the call, and immediately after the house began to shake."
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Sderot Under Water as June Rains Flood Negev

"The whole city became Venice. Everything is flooded, the playground, there are ten cars stuck in the puddles."

Summer Rain, Flash Flood Warning Prompts Closures at Tourist Hiking Spots

Due to the unusual weather patterns, the Israel Nature and Parks Authority announced closures of the tourism and hiking trails at Nahal Darga and Nahal Qumran.

Israeli Embassy Flag at Half- Mast in Guatemala as Rescuers Search for Survivors of...

One reporter likened the scene -- only 30 miles southwest of Guatemala City, the capital -- to that of Pompei.

Update: Israeli Aid Delivered to Guatemala as Volcano Death Toll Rises

Foreign Ministry officials are working with Guatemalan authorities to determine whether Israeli search and rescue teams are needed.

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