The ibex is a kind of wild goat whose biblical Hebrew name is ya'el.
Israel's daily renewable energy production averages at 10.4%
Elections, storm, pandemic and now earthquakes...
With extreme drought conditions continuing to intensify, the government of Israel approved a plan in 2018 to pump desalinated water into the lake.
The Kinneret is always at risk of becoming irreversibly salinized by the salt water springs under the lake, which are held in check by the weight of the freshwater on top of them.
Despite political tensions between countries along the Red Sea, researchers band together to call upon UNESCO to declare the Red Sea’s entire coral reef as a Marine World Heritage Site.
Naturally, the moon and the sun came to a standstill in the sky, causing the solar system to disperse across the galaxy, on account of those pesky laws of Newton.
Heavy snow fell on the Hermon mountain overnight, adding 15 centimeters (6 inches) of snow to its lower level, just in time for the thaw.
Killer whales feature strongly in the mythologies of indigenous cultures, with their reputation ranging from being the souls of humans to merciless killers.
I am so grateful to Oded Sahar of the Israel Nature and Parks Authority for these images. I could stare at them for hours.
The rains have raised the Kinneret high enough to splash onto the Tiberias boardwalk - for the first time since 1992.
The pilot is a cooperative effort between Watergen, Israel’s Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, the Damour NGO and Abasan al-Kabira.
Dammed if you do, dammed if you don't.
The water level of the lake is now standing at just four feet from full capacity.
An unplanted ancient date seed from Qumran was used as a control in the study.
According to the Book of Revelation in the Christian Bible, Megiddo (Armageddon) is the prophesied location of a gathering of armies for a battle during the end times.
The last major earthquake to hit the region was in 1927. Israel experiences devastating earthquake approximately every 100 years.
The level of the lake is now just 1.455 meters (4.77 feet) from the “upper red line,” where the water reaches the lake’s full capacity.
Over the weekend, Israelis flocked to the western Negev, to grab an eyeful of the annual miracle of the return of the Kalaniot – the red Anemone which paint the desert red each winter after the big rains.
The four-week celebration brings tens of thousands of nature lovers each year to the region from all over the country.
Hammat Tiberias is an archaeological site of thermal baths located in the city of Tiberias.
The magnitude-6.8 quake caused buildings to collapse in Elazig, killing at least 31 people and injuring 1,600.
Israel and especially the Golan have had a whole lot of rain in January, but for the Coprinus mushroom (דיואית) this is actually the end of the season.
Only in Israel would a news broadcast report someone planted a whole bunch of landmines someplace and move on, without stopping to inquire: landmines?
"As usual, we have come to carry out the strengthening of our Land of Israel! Not talk. Deeds."
More than half that volume of water came from just the past 5 days of rain.
The Kinneret rose since Wednesday by 23 cm, and now stands at 211.10 meters below sea level.
A first5.8-magnitude quake on Monday destroyed five homes and damaged many more.
On Sunday, Jan. 5 2020, the level of the lake stood at 211.48 meters below sea level, just about halfway between the upper and lower red lines.
The water level is now standing at 211.77 meters, just 2.8 meters from the top red line.