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.

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  • A BREATHTAKING view of the Dead Sea and the Judean Desert can be seen while guided jeep tour with Te

    Israel plans to approve Red Sea-Dead Sea pipeline project with Jordan

    By YVETTE J. DEANE

  • TRAVEL: Mud and more at Dead Sea’s Bianchini beach

    By BARRY DAVIS

  • THE ISROTEL DEAD Sea boasts balconies facing the beach and sea, while one of the newest attractions

    A Dead Sea vacation like never before

    By TALY SHARON

  • Dozens of teenagers gathering in memory of those killed in Tzafit canyon flood disaster

    Tzofit flood victims’ parents: Gov’t probe a ‘cover-up’

    By CASSANDRA GOMES-HOCHBERG

  • Record number of tourists visit Israel in 2018

    By EYTAN HALON

  • The vehicle that erupted in flames in a head-on collision in southern Israel near the Dead Sea

    Driver in accident that killed family of 8 charged with manslaughter

    By TAMARA ZIEVE

  • Kinneret Galilee

    ‘Saving the Dead Sea’ one drop at a time

    By NOAM BEDEIN

  • The vehicle that erupted in flames in a head-on collision in southern Israel near the Dead Sea

    Police suspect driver took drugs before deadly car crash

    By TAMARA ZIEVE

  • Yariv and Shoshi Atar

    Friends of family killed in Dead Sea crash 'left with hole in our hearts'

    By CASSANDRA GOMES-HOCHBERG

  • Dead Sea Flood

    Israel sends elite rescue unit to Jordan after flood kills at least 20

    By AVRAHAM GOLD

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