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Pincus Rutenberg, the man who helped supply Israel with electricity

Known to the workers who built the hydro plant as "The Old Man of Naharayim," Rutenberg, who died in 1942, is not widely commemorated in Israel.

By JACOB SIVAK
12/05/2021
People enjoy and bath in the Sea of Galilee (Kinneret) next to the city of Tiberias on June 23, 2015

Israeli hotels, attractions open doors to residents from the South

Various hotels, attractions and resorts throughout Israel are offering discounted and free visits for residents living in Gaza border communities.

Does the Kinneret hold the secret of a 3,500 year old Canaanite murder?

According to two Israeli researchers, a submerged structure is key to understanding an Ugaritic myth and was identified as the remains of Moses’ sister Miriam’s biblical well.

People enjoy and bath in the Sea of Galilee (Kinneret) next to the city of Tiberias on June 23, 2015

Is the Sea of Galilee's recent water level rise dangerous?

While rising water levels is monumental, Israel turns to desalination as its source for drinking water, and the lake’s water quality has taken the forefront of environmental concerns.

Kinneret rises by 4.5 cm amid winter weather, 63.5 cm from upper red line

The rise in water levels comes after a heavy winter storm impacted much of the country over the past two days.

19/02/2021
Jerusalemites revel in the snow

Let it snow! Jerusalem residents get ready for a winter wonderland

It is still unclear exactly how strong the snowfall will be in Jerusalem.

Aerial view of Jerusalem in snow

Let it snow: Israel looking forward to 'storm of the season' next week

Meteorologists stressed that it's still too early for any certainty, as the different models are still unclear and very fragile.

12/02/2021
Dugit Beach along the coast of the Kinneret, Jan. 2021

Kinneret rises by 4.5 cm, to 1.05 meters below the upper red line

Further rainfall and snowfall is expected on Tuesday and Wednesday.

19/01/2021
Snow at the Hermon Mountain ski site, Jan. 18, 2021

Kinneret rises by 3.5 cm amid wet winter weather

On Sunday night, about two centimeters of snow fell on Mount Hermon.

18/01/2021
Dugit Beach Kinneret

Kinneret levels rising due to increased rainfall in Israel

Due to the high levels of rain the past several years, in addition to this winter's rain, the Kinneret water level is 3.055 meters above the lower red line level.

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