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Red Flowers and February Showers

in Tourism & Nature

After only a couple of months of a wet winter, Israel’s typically neutral-colored landscapes burst into color during February, known as the month when the wildflowers bloom across forests and fields. The third national lockdown ended in perfect timing to witness nature’s cycle, as Israelis flowed to their favorite spots to seek and find the…

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An Israeli, Palestinian, and Jordanian Plan to Save the Dead Sea

in Life, Culture & Sports/Tourism & Nature

In 2016, three Middle Eastern men joined together with one mission – to save the Dead Sea. Oded Rahab, an Israeli entrepreneur, Munqeth Meyhar, a Jordanian environmental activist, and Yusef, a Palestinian lifeguard, may not always agree on everything, but their love of nature exceeds their need for politics. “We knew we needed collaborators on…

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Public Battle for Private Waters

in Tourism & Nature

Should public waters on private land be open to the Israeli public? This is a major question that has risen since early summer 2020, when a group of protestors reigned upon Kibbutz Nir David to demand public access to the freshwater Asi River running through it in an ongoing campaign called Free the Asi. Nir…

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1.5 Million Israelis Visited Nature Reserves this Summer

in Tourism & Nature

As the first full lockdown subsided in June, and Israel began to reopen, Israel’s most beloved nature parks launched a new policy, which had actually been in the works for years. Post COVID-19, the policy enables people to spend time in Israel’s favorite nature reserves without overcrowding. For the first time ever, visitors needed to…

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Israel and UAE Celebrate New Peace Ties

in Economy & Innovation

In a major global move on Thursday, the United Arab Emirates and Israel have entered into a peace agreement, with the support of the United States. The UAE is the third Arab country, after Egypt and Jordan, to be on such terms with Israel. In a statement from the White House, it said the two…

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