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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True living with the Dead Sea

If there is a place on this globe where humans are exploiting and destroying nature on an unprecedented scale, it’s the Dead Sea. 


Passover trips in Israel: Springtime visit to the Dead Sea

It’s not always easy to find a nice, reasonably priced place to stay in our tiny country, but the thought of finally being able to take a real vacation is extremely enticing.


Beautiful surroundings, warm hospitality at Herbert Samuel Hod Dead Sea - review

The hotel was built on the shores of the Dead Sea where the iconic Hod hotel used to be. The renovations were done during the lockdown and now, offering the highest level of design and finish.


All 42 children who were reported missing on school trip were found

Drones were initially able to locate part of the group but not all of the children. They eventually were all located and rescued by volunteers who reached them on foot.

Israeli, Palestinian women call to revive peace talks

Hundreds meet by Dead Sea to call on political leaders to work toward peace

No sinking feeling at Herods Dead Sea

Herod's Dead Sea Hotel is situated at the Hamei Zohar beach and offers everything one can think of – direct access to the beach, a heated seasonal pool, a Vitalis Spa and more.

 Land of milk and honey

‘Land of milk and honey:’ Ancient promise, modern reality

How Israel transformed from a desert to the land of milk of honey that God promised in the Bible.


Dead Sea area welcomes new hotel

The new hotel, located adjacent to the Dead Sea waterline, was built on the foundations of the Hod hotel, and comprises 205 rooms.

Israel needs to make its buildings earthquake-safe - editorial

A national survey of buildings should be undertaken and budgets that were previously approved but never allocated should be spent to prepare for the next massive earthquake.

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