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Homeless, Injured in Tzfat After Fire Rages Through Cana’an Neighborhood

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.

Trillion-Ton Iceberg Created by Antarctica

The iceberg chunk, about 350 meters (1,100 feet) thick, is larger than the state of Delaware in the U.S.

NASA to Share Total Eclipse of USA

NASA Television is also planning to air a multi-hour show, Eclipse Across America: Through the Eyes of NASA.

Earthquake 2017: National Earthquake Preparedness Drill

"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.”

Fire Near Moshav Sde Hemed

It's not clear what started the fire.

Fire in Southern Israel Near Ofakim

Due to the hot, dry and windy conditions, the fire was able to spread rapidly.

Israeli Students’ Duchifat-2 Small Satellite Launched by NASA

The students will study the data beamed from the orbiting Cubesats at the Herzliya Science Center.

Jordan River May Become Model for Regional Teamwork

"The regional cooperation key to restoration of the Jordan River could be emulated around the world."

Israeli Aid Workers on Standby for Devastation in Colombia

The mud from the rivers had simply flowed along with the water and essentially buried the city while its residents slept.

Israeli Emergency Aid Teams Help in Peru After Floods, Mudslides

Both Peru and Colombia have had diplomatic relations with Israel for decades.

In NYC, Winter Storm Stella Brought A Mess But No Disaster

Although winter storm Stella packed a wallop in the north and south, New York City was largely spared its wrath.

Northeast US Prepares for a Nor’easter and Snowstorm Stella

At least 4,000 flights have been canceled up and down the Eastern Seaboard in advance of Snowstorm Stella.

Winter Weather Still Chilling Israel From North to Northern Negev

The winter weather hasn't yet let up in Israel, with snow in the north and rain in the central and southern regions.

Israel in Space: Satellites The Size of Milk Cartons

Israel is launching two civilian satellites into space, neither of them little more than the size of a carton of milk.

Lake Kinneret is Rising

Lake Kinneret is the country's largest source of drinking water.

Sabbath Snow Storm Creates Northern Winter Wonderland

Northern Israel is under a blanket of white, while residents of the northern Negev are dealing with rain, wind and muddy floors.

Two Die, 7 Hurt as Israeli Bus Falls 70 Meters Down Ravine in Storm

The bus was traveling along a dark winding road with minimal lighting under stormy conditions with cold rain and wind.

Earthquake

An earthquake near Crete was felt in parts of Israel.

Fire Destroys 14 Businesses in Kew Garden Hills, Queens, NY [video]

A 5-alarm fire spread like lightning, totally destroying a building in Queens, NY that stood for generations and housed 14 businesses.

Collision Along Dead Sea Raises 2016 Traffic Fatality Count

The year 2016 has been declared the deadliest of the past five years on Israeli roads, according to the Road Safety Authority.

‘Winter Wonderland’ Whitens Northern Israel, Brings Rain Elsewhere

A winter wonderland in the Golan Heights and rainy weather in the rest of Israel is a blessing that will help fill Lake Kinneret with much-needed water.

Power Outage in Jerusalem As Storm Snaps Trees, Damaging Cars

The first winter storm of the season snapped some power lines in Jerusalem, brought down trees and damaged cars.

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring

The rains in Israel have finally begun, for real.

4.4-Magnitude Earthquake in Dahab Shook Up Eilat

An earthquake rocked the Red Sea resort town of Dahab in the Sinai Peninsula. It also rattled Eilat, in Israel.

Foreign Aerial FireFighters to Leave Tuesday

Foreign firefighting heroes who came to help Israeli firefighters battle nearly 2,000 fires are heading home.

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