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Massachusetts Next to Mull Anti-BDS Bill

18 Tammuz 5777 – July 11, 2017
BDS tactics prevent Israel from helping "solve the drought, leverage alternative energy, discover new cures, and protect technical infrastructure with cyber security."

Israel Weighing Moving Desalinated Water to Drought-Plagued Kinneret

29 Heshvan 5777 – November 30, 2016
Israeli farmers upriver from the Kinneret have been refused an increase of 11 billion gallons annually, precisely the amount Jordan continues to siphon from the lake for its own agriculture.

Will The Cubs’ Championship Drought Finally End?

3 Sivan 5776 – June 8, 2016
Most baseball fans have heard of Merkle's Boner, but how many actually know when or how it happened?

Lake Kinneret ‘Under the Weather,’ Water Level Dropping

17 Tevet 5776 – December 29, 2015
Lake Kinneret is a little ‘under the weather’ these days, according to Israel's Water Authority.

Israeli Scientists Offer Solution to Famine

13 Elul 5773 – August 19, 2013
Let’s see what the Boycott Israel movement will say if Israel succeeds in developing new technology to reduce famine by enabling crops to grow in droughts. Maybe it will blame Israel for lower food prices.

The Blessings of Rain

26 Tevet 5773 – January 8, 2013
People are complaining about floods and traffic and the cold and through it all, there is this amazing joy.

Rain, Wine and Why it’s all Our Fault: The History of the Rain Libel

26 Tishri 5773 – October 11, 2012
We're now entering the period when we begin to pray for rain. Lack of rain was often an excuse to persecute the Jews, specifically those living in Jerusalem. There are quite a few examples from our history of this rain libel, which was very often linked to the 'sin' of drinking wine.

Which Party Is to Blame for Droughts?

28 Av 5772 – August 16, 2012
The hands in the photograph belong to President Barack Obama, who's holding a few ears of corn during his tour of the McIntosh family...

Shmuel Hakatan

16 Av 5772 – August 3, 2012
In the days of Shmuel Hakatan a terrible drought held the land in its deadly grip. The wheat withered in the field and the grass dried and died. Day after day, the skies remained leaden and no clouds appeared to bring rain and salvation to the parched land.

Israeli Innovations: Helping the High-Tech and the Under-Privileged

24 Tevet 5772 – January 19, 2012
A slew of new Israeli innovations are set to make life more convenient – and more viable – all over the world.

It’s My Opinion: Taking Responsibility

11 Sivan 5769 – June 3, 2009
South Florida was recently inundated with weeks of torrential rain. The downside was that the weather ruined the much-anticipated Memorial Day weekend. The upside was that the storms made a dent in the terrible drought conditions that had plagued the area. Sometimes it is easier to see the wisdom of the old adage, "Every cloud has a silver lining."

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