The incident took place on December 3, 2014, during the construction of the Ramon Airport north of Eilat, which required diverting a section of the Eilat-Ashkelon oil pipeline.
Grown at the Arava Institute with its Palestinian, Israeli and Jordanian student body, the 'Methuselah' and 'Hannah' dates show the potential for renewal, like Ezekiel’s vision of the dry bones.
The funding will support the Institute’s initial research phase, demonstrating sustainable methods of food production in an arid environment.
The third water generator donation was made on behalf of joint cooperation between Israeli and Palestinian entities, and was donated to Gaza's second largest hospital.
On December 3, 2014, 5 million liters of oil spilled close to the town of Be’er Ora, approximately 20 km. north of Eilat, and badly damaged the Evrona Nature Reserve.
Sisters Shirel and Mila Ben-Simon, who had made aliyah with their family from France three months ago, died in a collision on Route 90 the Arava on Thursday. They were four and seven.
The endangered species is native to the region and is harmless to humans, eating only leaves and vegetation.
Almost Cut My Hair: Celebrating 50 years since Woodstock * Camel Bar Camping, Arava * April 3-5
"24/Nature" event held in memory of Prof. Amotz Zehavi, reknowned zoologist.