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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At a Dead Sea hotel, refugees from Kibbutz Be’eri count their dead and grieve

There are so many funerals and shivas, some far from the Dead Sea, that members cannot possibly attend them all. 


Free eye tests and glasses at Dead Sea Hotel for surviving Gaza border residents

Dozens of optometrists, technicians, and other professionals are now performing examinations and making glasses and contacts until 4 p.m. on Thursday, at the Leonardo Plaza Hotel at the Dead Sea.

Death of the Dead Sea: experience the arts in Israel this month

Catch up on what's going on with the art scene in Israel this month.

One found dead in mined IDF area near Dead Sea - police

The deceased was reportedly a foreign national, and his death was pronounced at the scene.

Will the shrinking Dead Sea lead to more dangerous landslides? - analysis

Eight-year-old Yehuda Levi was killed when boulders fell on him during a Thursday morning hike.

Dead Sea tragedy: Israeli child killed, eight injured in landslide

Eight-year-old Yehuda Levi was killed when boulders fell on him during a Thursday morning hike.

The Dead Sea, Jerusalem make it on top 10 list of Middle East sites

The Dead Sea and Jerusalem are on The Travel's list of the top 10 best places to visit in the Middle East.

Visiting the luxury Isrotel Noga Dead Sea hotel

The recently reopened and rebranded Isrotel Noga combines quality and calm.


Jordan Valley sovereignty will effectively mitigate terrorism - opinion

Applying sovereignty over the Jordan Valley would be a strategic move to defeat Palestinian rejectionism and mitigate increasing terrorism.


Israeli firefighters battle Dead Sea blaze for 2nd day, arson suspected

The fire began on Monday near Kibbutz Kalia, north of Israel's Dead Sea.

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