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‘The Rains in Their Season’ A Bit Early This Year

Tuesday is Election Day and the weather is expected to be sunny and clear, with the temperature a bit warmer.

IsraAID Coordinating Efforts in Bahamas with Local Rescue Teams

Hurricane Dorian was the most powerful hurricane to hit the Bahamas in the country's history.

Dorian Returns to Category 3 Hurricane, Churns Up Atlantic Coast

At least 20 people have died in the Bahamas as a result of the devastation wreaked by Dorian, and the death toll is expected to rise as rescuers continue their work.

IsraAid Prepares to Fly to Support Hurricane-Slashed Bahamas

IsraAID’s Emergency Response team will initially distribute urgent relief supplies, offer psychological first aid and deploy water filters to restore access to drinking water.

Monster Hurricane Dorian Slams Bahamas; US is Next

Just before the hurricane hit the Bahamas, one hardy soul engraved in the sand a message: "Send Beer."

Chabad Buckles Down for Hurricane Dorian in Puerto Rico

"Leaving nothing to chance" and making a "final inspection to ensure generator function" before Dorian reaches Puerto Rico.

Wildfires Blazed Through Forests in Galilee and Near Beit Shemesh

As the sun began to set, firefighters were still battling to get control of the flames in most areas but the good news was that there were no injuries to report.

Nefesh B’Nefesh Oleh 60,000 Lands at Ben Gurion, Collects Jewish Freedom, Stunning Jewish Heat...

The flight included 103 children under the age of 17, 21 medical professionals, three sets of twins, and a 28-day-old baby.

Wildfire Rages Through Carmila Forest near Beit Shemesh

Fifteen fire and rescue teams from Jerusalem, Beit Shemesh and surrounding stations coordinated operations to fight the blaze.

You Call This Hot? In 1942 a Religious Kibbutz Experienced 129.2°

It should be noted that in addition to being an Israeli record, 54 degrees Celsius is also a record for the entire continent of Asia.

Wild Fire Forces Evacuation at The Technion in Haifa

Officials were clear that there was no immediate danger and that the fire had not reached the campus in any area.

Wild Fires Force Israelis to Flee Homes Around the Country

Fires broke out at numerous locations around the Jewish State due to extremely high temperatures and dry conditions in the region. It's not yet clear whether arson terror has played a part in the fires.
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WATCH: Wild Fire in Malcha Parking Lot Burned 10 Vehicles, Cause Under Investigation

The Israel Fire and Rescue Services Dept. has declared an emergency situation, canceling all firefighter vacations. All firefighters were asked to report for duty.

Fire Department: Mass Blazes Caused by Arson

The mass blazes caused the displacement of thousands and the destruction of dozens of homes is suspected to be an act of arson.

Dozens of Israeli Families Made Homeless by Fires; Jewish Federation of North America to...

Rivlin: “We have seen events of this kind in development countries and there are usually casualties or loss of life.”

Thousands Ordered to Evacuate as Fires Continue to Rage Across Israel

"We are preparing with all our might for the morning when the strong winds will resume and there is a fear that the fire will also resume strongly."

Flames Destroy Moshav Mevo Modiin, Netanyahu Asks for International Firefighters as Fires Spread in...

Israel's Firefighting Commission has banned people from lighting fires outdoors "while these conditions prevail at reserves and parks in Israel.”

IsraAID Team in Mozambique Since March, Gears Up for More Work After Cyclone Kenneth’s...

IsraAID's water, sanitation & hygiene, protection, and medical programs have directly reached more than 9,500 people.

Passover Snow Falls on Mount Hermon for First Time in 22 Years

With eight inches already on the ground and snow expected to continue to fall throughout the day, the Hermon ski-resort management closed the site to visitors, on Sunday
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Maybe Consider Nahal Ayun for your Honeymoon?

The stream originates from the springs in the Marjayoun valley in southern Lebanon.
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Stormy Weekend Pushing Kinneret Up 3 Inches

Since the beginning of the current rainy season, the Sea of has ​​Galilee recorded a total increase of 2.225 meters (7.299854 ft.).

Rainfall in Israel Exceeds Annual Average for First Time in 5 Years

The Kinneret’s level climbed by 71 CM (30 inches) in the past month and a total of two meters since the beginning of the winter (79 inches).
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Watch: Arava Rivulet Turns into a Dangerous River Flood in Minutes

On its way, the hour-old river sweeps everything in its path.

Rising Water at Lake Kinneret Means Good News for Israel

In northern Israel, the groundwater reservoirs are also reported to be “completely filled,” according to the Water Authority.

Judaean Desert Looks Majestic in Winter, Too

The Dead Sea has a weaker UVB radiation, and the air has a higher oxygen content as compared to oxygen concentration at sea level.

Kinneret Rises Above Lower Red Line

This is the first time in two years that the Kinneret's water level has risen above the Lower Red Line.

Kinneret Reaches Best Water Levels in Two Years and Rising

A particularly rainy winter has raised its level by nearly 4.9 feet.

Flash Flood Warning for Southern Israel Later This Week – Hikers, Drivers Take Note!

The Israel Nature and Parks Authority has warned hikers not to enter or cross streams and riverbeds – nor should drivers – until water levels from rain in the region recede completely.

Storm Cuts Byzantine Wall in Half

Palmachim Beach is one of the few remaining stretches of a wild coastline in the center of Israel.
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Rainbow at Crocodile Stream

The remains of Crocodilopolis, a city established there in the fourth century BCE, are still visible today.

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