dead sea

The Dead Sea is a salt lake bordered by Israel and Jordan. Considered the lowest point in the world, it lies 429 meters below sea level. The waters high salt concentration gives the lake its name and great buoyancy for swimmers. The mud found at the shore is packed with minerals, making it a mecca for believers in its curative powers.

Grapevine November 22, 2020: A presidential perk – a trip to the Dead Sea

After the partial relaxation of restrictions, so many people stood in line for hours to get into stores that were open for business.

250 cars unable to enter Eilat over COVID-19 restrictions, head back home

In addition, on Sunday morning, three people were caught trying to enter the city of Eilat using fake negative test results, which they had forged themselves.

Rivlin visits Dead Sea coronavirus Green Zone belt

The coronavirus cabinet had approved Eilat and the Dead Sea area as green zones effective from November 18.

Santa Claus striking a pose for the cameras after sticking a Christmas tree on a salt formation in t
Santa keeps Christmas spirit afloat during Dead Sea photoshoot

Santa Claus rode a paddle board to a spot in the Dead Sea a short way from the shore and planted his Christmas tree there.

Eilat, Dead Sea green zones delayed again due to government blunder

Lack of testing sites makes islands for tourists a mirage.

11/11/2020
Salt Harvest: Major infrastructure project launched at the Dead Sea

Many hotels and tourist attractions were built on these ponds' shores and utilize their production of salt for the local tourism industry.

The sun rises over the Dead Sea, Israel
Israel to reopen Eilat, Dead Sea, declare them 'green tourist islands'

Entry into the green tourist areas, which house around 30% of the country's hotel rooms, will be conditional on the presentation of an up-to-date negative coronavirus test.

Eilat Israel’s winter wonderland
Israel Land Authority approves construction of new neighborhood in Eilat

The neighborhood will be spread over an area of approximately 10 hectares, and will be in close proximity to the region's salt ponds.

16/09/2020
A beach at the Dead Sea
Dead Sea gets new photography exhibition

The exhibition offers a variety of photographs depicting the dead sea from various and unusual perspectives, revealing, according to the organizers, some of its vivacious aspects.

Four men arrested after brawl at a Dead Sea hotel

Videos which circulated on social media show several men shouting and throwing both fists and plastic chairs at one another as the lifeguard attempts to separate them.

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