deserts in israel

Kfar Hanokdim, Judean desert
Star-spotting in the desert

Any season is a great time to get over to the desert.

View over the Tzeelim Kenyon, Judean Desert / Courtesy
Israeli Burning Man-style festival in West Bank sparks controversy

According to The Guardian, local Palestinian residents and authorities were not consulted about the event.

THE NATIONAL Institute for Biotechnology in the Negev in Beersheba
Innovations: Making the desert bloom with biotechnology

A Beersheba institute has quietly moved to advance the very creativity and pioneering spirit cited by Ben-Gurion.

Shavuot and the echo of the desert

The desert as experienced by the pre-biblical people who lived there, left its mark, its echo, on the Bible.

MANY REGIONS in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa predict higher temperatures, drier air, and more s
A one-of-a-kind research station for climate change

A team of Israeli scientists is experimenting with changes in rainfall patterns to determine how native vegetation will adapt to new climatic conditions.

Land before time in Hevel Yatir

"I recently drove just 90 minutes from central Israel and encountered inspirational cultures and untamed landscapes."

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