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Pink Moon: What are the origins, significance of April's full moon?

It's a unique sight that goes by many names throughout cultures and is often used to coincide with the season of spring and the spring holidays of Easter, Ramadan and Passover.

18/04/2022

Song of spring: Israel's most beautiful season

Israel boasts a wide variety of different ecological systems: deserts and marshes, high mountains, dense forests, open fields with wildflowers to suit each habitat.

Russian troops in Ukraine suffer frostbite in historic irony - intelligence

Russia has traditionally touted "General Winter" as one of its strongest allies, with the bitter cold having helped protect the country from invasions from Napoleon Bonaparte and the Nazis alike.

25/03/2022

Israel's Gilboa March returns for spring 2022

Inaugurated in 1966 and now a well-known international event, the march has not taken place the past two years due to COVID-19 restrictions.

By MEITAL SHARABI
24/03/2022

Kurdistan region celebrates spring holiday Newroz

Some 150,000 people came to the town of Akre in the Kurdish region of Iraq to celebrate the spring holiday with fireworks, bonfires and traditional clothes and music.

Objecting to daylight savings: The annual theft of an hour - opinion

Do some basic fact-checking and it won’t take long to determine that the traditionally accepted reasons for instituting daylight-saving time are no more than myths and baseless legends.

By BARRY NEWMAN
17/03/2022

Fish bones and water lilies can tell us when the dinosaurs died - study

Paleontology enthusiasts have long debated at what time of year the dinosaurs died. A recent study builds on earlier evidence to suggest the dinosaurs probably met their demise in the spring.

By THE CONVERSATION/REUTERS
25/01/2022

Western Galilee Spring Festival returns

There will be workshops, wine, good food, live performances, guided tours and much more.

By MEITAL SHARABI
29/04/2021

Kyoto and its cherry blossoms are well worth the visit

I had the good fortune of visiting Kyoto, Japan’s cultural capital, exactly in time to photograph the cherry blossoms at their peak. And let me tell you, it’s a magical sight to behold.

By ILAN ROGERS
15/04/2021

Songs of Spring: Protecting Israel's natural beauty

We protect our wildflowers in Israel, particularly rare and endangered species.

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