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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.
A total of 85-100mcm of water will be desalinated every year, while the seawater will be pumped out from an intake located in the north of the Gulf of Aqaba.
Hundreds of social media users poked fun at the latest Palestinian claim to a piece of Jewish history.
The Palestinian drive to lay claim to the Dead Sea Scrolls comes amid a series of resolutions passed at UNESCO that ignore Jewish ties to the Temple Mount.
Gur, 36, pleaded guilty on July 6 to conspiracy to defraud the United States and conspiracy to launder money.
Safdie: The country must continue to prioritize advancing its infrastructure and develop more popular tourist sites.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Les cours d’eau du pays paient le lourd prix de la longue pénurie d’or bleu
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Pour l’Allemagne, les rouleaux de Qumran n’appartiennent pas à Israël
By MICHELE MAZEL
Le concert d’une vie, le plus grand spectacle jamais vu en Israël…
By NATHALIE BLAU
Les Palestiniens poursuivent leur offensive et réclament désormais les Manuscrits
de la mer Morte
By MICHÈLE MAZEL
Up to now, the Israeli government has rarely intervened in the operations of the biggest extractor: the Dead Sea Works. That is about to change.
The mineral-rich Dead Sea is renowned for its legendary healing powers and a favorite winter break destination for Israelis. Not visiting anytime soon? Discover how you can harness them from home.
"Our discovery provides a quantitative assessment for the commencement of significant human impact on the Earth’s geology and ecosystems.”
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
When the project gets underway, the mall will offer a VAT reimbursement counter for tourists – for the first time in Israel – to allow some 3 million tourists who visit the sea each year to save.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
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