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Judean Desert Texts: What is their significance?

This group includes the legal documents of Jews who fled to caves along the shore of the Dead Sea during the Bar-Kochba Revolt.

By LAWRENCE H. SCHIFFMAN
20/04/2021

Oldest woven basket in the world found in Israel, dates back 10,000 years

The basket was found empty and closed with a lid. Only a small amount of soil was retrieved in it and the researchers hope it will help identify what the vessel contained.

Judean desert: A needed adventure after the coronavirus lockdown

A drive in the desert with the 3-door Defender 90 was the medicine we needed.

By AMI YACHIN
04/03/2021
BGU president Prof. Daniel Chamovitz

BGU to open research facility in India, collaborate on desert agriculture

The joint academic initiative will allow Indian students to enrol into advanced degrees at BGU without leaving their country.

How is Israel handling growing water scarcity issues in the desert?

“So the wet areas are getting wetter and the dry areas are getting drier.”

By MAYA MARGIT/THE MEDIA LINE
21/11/2020

How can Israel resolve water scarcity issues with the Palestinians?

Palestinians depend heavily on rain and underground water sources, which Israel controls.

By MOHAMMAD AL-KASSIM/THE MEDIA LINE
21/11/2020
Sunset over the Zin Valley in the Negev Desert.

First Israel-UAE academic convergence to take place at BGU conference

This year's virtual International Drylands, Deserts and Desertification Conference will discuss the issues of desertification and climate change, presenting research from lecturers around the world.

Cities in Israel, Arizona link up to share desert tech, economic secrets

The two cities will collaborate in sectors such as desert agriculture and technologies, desert tourism, broadband, water usage and conservation, aerospace, education, border control, etc.

Ecologists sound alarm over destruction of biodiversity in Negev

Development in desert region threaten species, including some found in no other country

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
10/09/2020
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