Israel Navy Rescues Drifting French Sailor

The sailor, Jean Francois Colas, 60, was taken to an Israeli hospital in Ashdod for further treatment.
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Record-Breaking Rainfall Creates Blessing, Havoc Across Israel

"Moti did not think twice and jumped into the current to save a family he did not know, who were in danger of being trapped under the water."

First Winter Storm Smacks Israel

Israel's first major winter storm sailed in on Sunday morning, with gale force winds and hail in the north.

Collision Along Dead Sea Raises 2016 Traffic Fatality Count

The year 2016 has been declared the deadliest of the past five years on Israeli roads, according to the Road Safety Authority.

Heavy Rain, Snowfall Raise the Level of Lake Kinneret

The level of the lake at present is still at 17.7 feet (5.4 meters) below its fullest level.

Stormy Weather in Israel May Interfere with Travel Plans

Exceptionally stormy weather is expected to start in Israel overnight Monday into Tuesday, possibly affecting flights at Ben Gurion Int'l Airport.

In 100 Years, Summer Will Last 2 Months Longer

"The combination of a shorter rainy season and a longer dry season may cause a major water problem in Israel and neighboring countries."

Israelis Safe in 6.1 Quake in Osaka, Japan – ‘It Woke Us Up’

"The siren is transmitted via telephone. We got the call, and immediately after the house began to shake."

Holy Land Extremely Hot, but Iran Has It Much Worse

Israelis have been feeling the heat lately, and not only over tensions erupting from the Iran nuclear deal.

Flood Watch in France Similar to Israel’s Winter Weekend Forecast

On Friday forecasters in Israel are predicting thunderstorms and hail from the north to the northern Negev, with more snow at Mount Hermon.

Western Wall Prayers Answered, Rain & Snow Begin for Real

Readers who need an infusion of faith are invited to hop a plane and head for the Western Wall.

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.

Major Rainstorm to Hit Israel

A major rainstorm is expected to hit Israel overnight. Batten down the hatches

Northern Israel Flooded: 60mm in a Few Hours

As soon as Israeli Jews began asking for rain in the Amidah prayer on Friday, it started raining.

Lake Kinneret is Rising

Lake Kinneret is the country's largest source of drinking water.

Sunday’s Fires Being Brought Under Control

Fires in Rishon Lezion, Pardes Hanna and the French Hill neighborhood of Jerusalem were quickly brought under control.

Israel Energy Use Breaks Record High in Heat Wave

Israelis have broken the nation's record for energy consumption in this week's heat wave.
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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.

Good Morning, Kinneret Water Level Just 12.2 Inches from Full

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.

Electric Workers’ ‘Italian Strike’ Keeps 200,000 Israeli Homes Dark after Storm

IEC management appealed to the Haifa District Labor Court with a complaint that their workers’ committee was sabotaging the functioning of the company in a time of crisis.

Epic Blizzard 2.0: Israel’s Government Gears Up for Snow, The Sequel

Israeli government officials gathered for a final run-through Tuesday in Jerusalem to prepare for Epic Snowstorm 2.0, slated to hit Wednesday.

Israeli ZAKA Volunteers Working with Jewish, Christian Communities on Recovery from Hurricane Harvey

After an initial briefing with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and with the Orthodox Union which is coordinating the volunteers within the Jewish community in Houston, the ZAKA team set out to work.

Jerusalem Explodes with Rain, Thunder and Lightning, even Hail

The rain is strong, the fire department had to rescue people who got stuck in their cars.

10 United Flight Passengers Hurt Due to ‘Severe, Unexpected Turbulence’

The pilot was forced to make an emergency landing due to the severity of the unexpected turbulence.

European Weather Brings Israelis Gales, Flooding, Snow

Israel's Thursday weather is expected to continue to be particularly wintry.

Israeli Consulate in Miami Closed, Emissaries Evacuated Ahead of Hurricane Irma

Israeli consular officials in Miami are preparing for a quick evacuation if the storm lives up to its reputation and hits the city as hard as predicted.

Day 2: Fires Ignite in Northern and Central Israel

Officials are now looking into the cause of the rash of fires around the country.

Israel Experiencing an Unprecedented Heat Wave

The Sea of Galilee reached a whopping 107.6 degrees Fahrenheit.

Old Jewish Cemetery in Beirut Devastated by Storm

The collapsed wall has revealed fallen tombstones with Hebrew writing on them, which can be seen from the street.

Abundance of Blessings as Water Level Rises Steadily in Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee)

The water level of the lake is now standing at just four feet from full capacity.

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