The Crane Project helps preserve farmland from suffering damage as a result of the cranes’ voracious appetites and heavy traffic in the fields.
"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."
This time it wasn't from rockets.
The Water Authority's recent models for the autumn indicate a chance of yet another drought year.
Tel Aviv University researchers say data could be harnessed to forecast flash floods and other natural disasters.
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.
The "Chaverim" Jewish assistance organization reported many people were trapped in flooded vehicles, and that numerous basements were totally under water.
Some 300 campers and their families are fervently hoping it will still be there by next year.
A 3.7 magnitude earthquake was felt along the Sea of Galilee on Friday, at 11:51 AM.
Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon signed the approval on Wednesday.
The Kinneret region has been hit by a number of earthquakes over the past few weeks.
According to the Geophysical Institute of Israel (GII), the quake registered 3.2 on the Richter scale.
Are Israel’s emergency services ready for the Big One?
Israel is overdue for "the big one" -- a major earthquake is expected in the region about every 80 to 100 years.
Software engineer Yuval Zalmanov set out from Israel with 17 Maxtech radio units and trained emergency crews in using the technology.
This was only a small earthquake.
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.
The third earthquake today (plus an aftershock).
Two 4.1 earthquakes were felt up north early Wednesday morning.
“Joint teams from Israel and one of the neighboring countries are de-seeding the clouds entering Iran."
"The siren is transmitted via telephone. We got the call, and immediately after the house began to shake."
"The whole city became Venice. Everything is flooded, the playground, there are ten cars stuck in the puddles."
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.
One reporter likened the scene -- only 30 miles southwest of Guatemala City, the capital -- to that of Pompei.
Foreign Ministry officials are working with Guatemalan authorities to determine whether Israeli search and rescue teams are needed.