Northeastern United States Gears Up for Epic Blizzard

The northeastern United States is gearing up for what may be one of the biggest blizzards in the past half century.

Tremors in Tiberias

This was only a small earthquake.

Israel Fighting Fire in Montenegro

Israel sent one team to help with logistics and two firefighting planes to battle the massive blaze.

Israeli, Russian Hikers Rescued From Blizzard on Russian-Mongolian Border

Two Israeli hikers called for help on their satellite phone after being caught in a blizzard on the Russian-Mongolian border.

Israelis Brave Gaza Rockets to Visit their Kalaniot

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.

Chabad Prepares for Nepal’s New Nightmare – Monsoon Season

Volunteers at Chabad of Kathmandu are working to distribute waterproof tents to earthquake victims in Nepal ahead of moonsoon season.

Hundreds Suffer Ill Effects From Heat Wave in Israel

The extreme heat wave in Israel has affected hundreds of people; Israelis are urged to remember to keep drinking water.

Weather Warning: Snow May Bury Half of Israel Friday

Models indicate Israel is on target for one of those "once in 50 years" storms that hit every two years.

Bara’am Forest in Northern Israel on Fire

Four firefighting planes and five units fought the fire in Bara'am Forest in northern Israel.

US President Trump Plans Personal $1M Donation to Harvey Victims

The White House is open to ideas, Sanders said, adding that the president has not yet reached a decision on which group should coordinate the funds.

Israel Sends ‘Immediate Aid’ After Guatemala’s Deadly Volcan de Fuego Erupts

At least 62 people were confirmed dead by early Tuesday and a total of two million people were affected in what is being called the biggest eruption of the volcano in 40 years.

In NYC, Winter Storm Stella Brought A Mess But No Disaster

Although winter storm Stella packed a wallop in the north and south, New York City was largely spared its wrath.

Nahariya: Man Drowns in Flood While Saving Mother and Child

This is the fifth person to die of drowning caused by the deluge that Israel has been experiencing in the past week.

Heavy Rains Flood Ashkelon Hospital [video]

Rain at the rate of 4 inches an hour turned the port city into a sea without a port.

2 Die in Israel’s ‘Heat Dome’ Weather

The worst heat wave to hit the Middle East in more than a decade has claimed its second victim in Israel.

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.

Boston Muslim and Reform Jewish Clergy Pray to Stop the Snow [video]

They rely on a verse from Jeremiah - "Seek the welfare of the city."

Health Ministry Warns Israelis to Expect ‘Extreme Heat’ in Coming Days

Israelis were warned to avoid unnecessary physical exertion, remember to drink water and to stay in air-conditioned areas as much as possible.

Major Winter Storm ‘Carmel’ On Its Way to Israel

Temperatures are expected to drop into the single digits celsius -- the low 40s Fahrenheit.

Lake Kinneret is Rising

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

Winter Weather Blocking Roads, Slowing Traffic in Israel

The Israel Electric Corporation also said its lightning lab reported 523 lightning strikes between 12 noon and 9 pm.

Water Level in Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) Steadily Rising

Israel has another month of winter left, so it is possible that this year the lake may indeed reach full capacity.

6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Crete; Also Felt in Israel

The quake was also felt in Israel, particularly in coastal communities.

Kinneret Reaches Best Water Levels in Two Years and Rising

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

Israel Sends Aid, Delegation to Honduras After Hurricanes

"Honduras and Israel are close friends and strategic allies who form part of an alliance of reciprocal support."

Heat Wave on its Way to Israel

The good news: The Health Ministry reminds Israelis there is "no obligation" to wear a mask outdoors.

Water Level in Lake Kinneret Approaching Full Capacity

Thanks to abundant winter rain, the water level rose by 31 centimeters (just over a foot) over the past week, reaching 209.95 meters (about 689 feet) below sea level.

The Cranes Have Arrived in Israel

The Crane Project helps preserve farmland from suffering damage as a result of the cranes’ voracious appetites and heavy traffic in the fields.

Power Blackouts, Supply Shortages Hampering Rescue Efforts in Nepal

The death toll continues to rise following earthquakes in Nepal as rescue workers fight the clock.

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