February heat wave exacerbates drought in IsraelThree years of hotter-than-usual Februarys in a row, coupled with an ongoing drought have hit Israel's water supply.
Israel faces third year of droughtIsrael Water Authority declares third year of drought as Kinneret fails to make substantial rise, and Dead Sea continues to shrink.
Forecast: Clear skies and temperatures on the riseIsrael will experience several days of warm and sunny weather before another day of rain at end of the week.
Kineret Sea begins to climbSea of Galilee, Israel's largest water source, is doing poorly – but desalination saves the day.
Recent archaeological find confirms TalmudIn spite of Talmudic passage saying that the town of Kursia was Jewish, archaeologist had believed it was pagan.
Hebrew letters prove ancient Jewish townMarble board found in Galilee's Kursi National Park suggest ancient Jewish town where Jesus performed 'Miracle of the Swine' existed.
Kinneret water level falling despite rainKinneret water level just above the lower red line; however, Israel's other water sources flourishing.
Petitioners Demand Halt to Jordan 'Water Flip'Hundreds of people in Israel have signed a petition against a transfer of some 50 million cubic meters of Kinneret water to Jordan.
80-Year-Old Joins Charity Swim Across KinneretHundreds of women participate in annual swim to raise money for special needs fund in Gush Etzion.
Body Found in Kinneret IdentifiedBody found in Sea of Galilee Wednesday night identified as Border Policemen Tal Kadoshim, who went missing over Passover holiday.
Body Found in KinneretNaval sonar finds body believed to be that of Tal Kadoshim who went missing in April in the Sea of Galilee.
Family Begs for Help to Find Missing SonFamily of Tal Kadoshim, 21, who disappeared after collision on Sea of Galilee, asks all of Israel to help find the border patrolman.
Police Search for Fisherman Blown Out to Sea40 year-old Israeli man apparently became stranded after his raft was blown far away from the Kinneret's shores.
Sea of Galilee Begins its Winter ClimbYesterday's heavy rains bring welcome rise in levels at Israel's main water source - first increase in five months.
Hundreds Help Special Needs AdultsMore than 300 women, from Israel and the world, participated in the 5th annual Women's Sadnat Shiluv BeEmunah Swimathon in the Kinneret.
New Leads for IAF Fighter Missing for 52 YearsThe personal effects of Yakir Naveh, missing since 1962, have finally been found. But where is he?
Forecast: Rainy ‘Costume Day,’ Warm PurimRain to continue on Thursday and Friday, but clear up by Purim.
Israel Facing Extreme Drought, Experts ConcernedExperts worry over driest year since 1927, as Kinneret reportedly loses four centimeters in February.
January: Record-Low Water LevelsMeteorological services determine extremely arid month, Kinneret and other water bodies at lowest measures since recording started.
Forecast: Local Showers, Cooler WeatherRain to return with light local showers in north, center of the country.
Forecast: Chilly, No RainWeather forecasters predict a largely rain-free week.
Storm a Boon to Aquifers, the KinneretThe “storm to end all storms" that hit Israel this past weekend brought much needed moisture to the country's aquifers, Sea of Galilee.
Kinneret Rises by Ten Centimeters After StormKinneret water level rises significantly in three-day period; more rises expected once snow begins melting in northern cities.
Water-Sharing Initiative Officially Signed"This is a historic agreement," says Minister Silvan Shalom as he signs a deal with Jordan and PA to save the Dead Sea.
Water Authority Worried: Kinneret Too HighAfter bountiful rains last winter, officials now worried that Israel may have too much water.
Galilee: Fifth Quake in a WeekEarthquake measuring 3.3 on Richter scale was centered in the Sea of Galilee.
Concerns as Israel Hit by Two Earthquakes in 1 DayIsrael experienced not one, but two earthquakes on Sunday, raising fears that a significant geological event is in the offing.
Minor Earthquake Felt Near KinneretAn earthquake was felt in northern Israel Thursday night with its epicenter in the Kinneret. No injuries or damage were reported.
Ancient Structure Found in Sea of GalileeUnderwater archaeologists have found an ancient structure built from large basalt stones, under the Sea of Galilee, Lake Kinneret.
Kinneret Starts to DropThe Kinneret begins its summer fall as rain stops.
Forecast: Hot, Dry Weather, Rain in AravaWeather is expected to be hot and dry, with dust in some places, chance of rain in others.
Monumental Conical Structure Found in KinneretNautical archeologists think structure may have been built onshore and then submerged.
Lake Kinneret Still Rising with Approach of SpringWith the approach of spring, Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) is still rising and is now barely one meter short of its maximum capacity.
MK: Israel's Water Guaranteed 'Chametz-Free'Israelis will again drink underground "well water" this Passover, because of fears that the Kinneret may contain chametz.
Lake Kinneret Still Rising as Winter Winds DownThe water level of Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) is still rising as the winter season begins to wind down.
Storms Raise Kinneret Waters, Cause Power OutagesLake Kinneret once again rose Thursday as rain poured down upon the Land of Israel, causing power outages around the country.
Kinneret Rises 10.5 Cm with More Winter RainLake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) is continuing to rise in what is being seen as the most bountiful rainy season in a decade.
Kinneret Hits Halfway PointThe Kinneret is halfway between two “red lines,” one for dangerously low waters, the other for high waters.
Kinneret Rises 5 Inches over SabbathSea of Galilee has risen by 84 cm since rainy spell began.
Kinneret Rises 78 Centimeters in One WeekThe Kinneret rose by 78 centimeters thanks to a week of rain.
Rainy Week Begins, Storm Shuts Down Train, RoadsIsrael begins what is anticipated to be a very rainy week with a storm that shuts down train stations, leaves drivers stranded.
Sea of Galilee Rises by 7 Inches in DayThe rise sets a 10-year record for December. Kinneret rose 24 cm (9.5 inches) since Thursday.
First 'Rains of Blessing' Expected for ShabbatWinter is expected to finally arrive in Israel this weekend, with plunging temperatures, heavy wind and rain, and thunder and lighting.
August Surprise: Heavy Rain in Western GalileeNorthern coastal Israel experienced an extremely rare August event – a significant rain storm.
Lake Kinneret Water Level Suffers Dramatic DropThe water level in Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) has dropped by 26 inches (66 cm) since mid-May, and is still expected to drop further.
Romney Slams GOP Rep. for Skinny Dipping in IsraelMitt Romney and Paul Ryan criticized GOP Rep. Kevin Yoder who, it has been revealed, went skinny-dipping in the Kinneret last year.
Susita Site Yields SurprisesPortrait of a local man, probably from 3rd century CE, dug up just east of Sea of Galilee.
Two Babies Drown in Separate IncidentsTwo two-year-olds are hospitalized in critical condition after drowning in Sea of Galilee, Yarkon river.
Video: British Airways Marks 80 Years in IsraelBritish Airways first landed in Israel with seaplanes in the Kinneret in 1932. Now it flies Boeings twice a day to Tel Aviv.
Videos: Minor Miracle on the KinneretA mammoth storm buried the official forecast of a year of drought and raised the level of the Kinneret beyond what anyone dared to imagine.
Scientists: Virus Blinds, Then Kills Kinneret FishAn until-now unknown virus is blinding the Kinneret's remaining supply of Amnon (St. Peter's fish).
Forecast: A White SabbathIsrael is preparing for its first nationwide snowstorm in years. Snow is expected to pile up in Jerusalem on Friday and even in lower areas.
Snow and Rain to Drench Israel WednesdayJerusalem is preparing for the third snow scare of the winter, and this time it is more probable that the white stuff will pile up.
Wicked Storm Brings Blessed Rain“Hurricane” Israel closes schools in the snowbound northern Golan, floods Dead Sea roads, and blesses the country with much-needed rain.
Get Out the Snow Boots for ShabbatRain – and probably snow – will fall on Jerusalem this Sabbath, weather buffs predict, as a huge winter storm heads towards Israel.
Mild Tremors Felt in Israel's NorthA 3.1 earthquake with its epicenter east of the Sea of Galilee was recorded. No damage has been reported.
Lake Kinneret RisingThe water level in Lake Kinneret -- the Sea of Galilee -- has risen by 0.6 inches in the past 24 hours after a week with more rain.