During a flood, like the one we’re having today, the upper part of the Zin Stream becomes a real river. The stream is winding fiercely then, crossing the highway in several spots, descending in a number of waterfalls and advancing towards the deep canyon of Ein Ovdat.

On its way, the hour-old river sweeps everything in its path. When it reaches the top of the waterfall, it destroys the fence and with it pours in extraordinary force into the canyon.

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Ein Ma’arif, seen here, is without a doubt the most advantageous spot from which to see this kind of a flood in Israel.

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