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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.
New Exhibit Displays for First Time Two-Thousand-Year-Old Tekhelet and Argaman Dyed Fragments of Textiles
A new exhibition follows the thread of the mysterious blue color, tekhelet, from the Mediterranean shores over 3,500 years ago to the national colors of the State of Israel.
Israel was in mourning this week after burying 10 high-school students who were killed in a Judean Desert flash flood this past Thursday. Joshua Hasten speaks with Rabbi Natan Alexander who says that he's never seen a nation come together to offer such support to one another during times of immeasurable sorrow.
“The State of Israel grieves for the promising young lives that were cut off by the grave disaster in the Arava. We embrace, with pain, the grieving families, and pray for the speedy recovery of the wounded.”
On Friday forecasters in Israel are predicting thunderstorms and hail from the north to the northern Negev, with more snow at Mount Hermon.
Readers who need an infusion of faith are invited to hop a plane and head for the Western Wall.
The eight-day journey to Israel is intended to inspire women to connect deeply with their Jewish heritage.
The winter weather hasn't yet let up in Israel, with snow in the north and rain in the central and southern regions.
Northern Israel is under a blanket of white, while residents of the northern Negev are dealing with rain, wind and muddy floors.
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.
Winter rains have arrived on schedule in Israel, reaching from the north to the south, with high winds.
Researchers have revealed three rare 2,000-year-old fabrics that were dyed with an extract and in prestigious colors mentioned in Jewish sources.