Zafrir Rinat

Saturday Night Activity: Thousands of Israelis protest in Tel Aviv against the Gaza operation.

Thousands of Israelis Protest Gaza War in Rare Outpouring for Peace

Some 7,000 Israelis gathered in Tel Aviv on Saturday night for what became the largest protest against the Israeli military operation in Gaza to date.

Israel Gets Poor Environmental Marks on Tu B'Shvat 'Green Report Card'

In Israel, all indicators show a decline in biological diversity. About one-third of plant species unique to Israel and some two-thirds of all mammals are in danger of extinction.

Locusts swarmed Spain in 2004, much like they are plaguing the Middle East now on the eve of the Passover season.

Locusts Invade Israel's Negev, After Plaguing Egypt

Several thousand locusts invaded Israel from Egypt on Monday spreading through the area of the Ramat Negev Regional Council just three weeks before Passover, including the Nitzana border crossing with Sinai.