I earned my breakfast this morning, because this morning I set out at 4 a.m. with my son Teddy and hiked up to the top of Masada.
Over thousands of years, the Dead Sea’s sediment and its trapped olive pollen built into layers meters thick. This is the memory of the land, trapped in sediment. In this memory, we also glimpse the future.
The British rock band Coldplay will play two “peace concerts” for Israelis and Palestinians. The concerts, set for Nov. 3 and 4, will be performed at an outdoor location north of the Dead Sea, Israel’s Channel 2 reported Monday.
Thirty swimmers from around the world crossed the Dead Sea from Jordan to Israel today to raise awareness about the Dead Sea’s demise.
Two months — that’s all it took to transform a 1920’s-style black gown into a shimmering, salt-covered piece of art. Israeli artist Sigalit Landau submerged a dress — a replica of the traditional Hasidic one worn by the character Leah in the seminal Yiddish play “The Dybbuk” — into the Dead Sea in 2014 and…
The disposable paper face masks offer little protection from the clouds of dust that fill the cliffside cave where Israeli archaeologists are wrapping up the largest excavation in the Judean desert of the past half-century.
An Israeli-American man who owns kiosks in shopping malls in several states was among ten Israelis indicted for illegally employing 140 Israeli nationals to sell Dead Sea beauty products.
Fields of sinkholes instead of beaches, roads swept away by floods, large industrial ponds instead of a sea and one overarching question: What can be done so that things don’t get even worse in the next 20 years?
A neglected grove of date palms, their leaves long fallen, trunks drooping in the searing heat at the lowest point on earth, is the latest casualty of a dramatic rise in sinkholes wreaking havoc along the coast of the Dead Sea.
The Ahava Dead Sea minerals cosmetics company, under pressure for operating in the West Bank, is considering opening a manufacturing plant inside Israel’s sovereign borders.