Kinneret rises 5 centimeters since Thursday

Sea of Gaililee rises 42 centimeters so far this winter as heavy rains continue, currently sits at 2/68 meters below upper red line.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2020, 8:37 AM

7 people rescued from the Kinneret

Police rescue 7 people from 2 overturned sea vehicles in separate incidents on the Sea of Galilee.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2019, 1:21 PM

Watch: Dramatic rescue in the Galilee

Police rescue two people from sinking boat in the middle of the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee).Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2019, 6:35 PM

Watch: Dramatic rescue in Kinneret

Man and 2 women, residents of central Israel in their 20s and 30s, rescued after being carried 10 km from Kinneret beach, unable to return.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2019, 9:20 AM

Family which went missing in the Kinneret located

Family of five which had gone missing in the Kinneret located after several hours of searches.Orli Harari, 5/27/2019, 2:02 AM

Body of young man missing in Kinneret found

Young resident of Jerusalem area went swimming in Kinneret at unsupervised beach near Shikmim. Body found after extensive searches.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2019, 1:27 PM

Kinneret rises 5 centimeters over the weekend

Kinneret rises by almost 3 meters this season as rainy season winds down.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2019, 10:19 AM

Watch: Northern streams flow briskly en route to Kinneret

Ongoing rains intensify flow of streams leading to Kinneret, as lake's water level rises 4.5 cm over weekend.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2019, 12:43 PM

Kinneret rises 3.5 centimeters over the weekend

Sea of Galilee to see further rise with heavy rains expected tonight and tomorrow.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2019, 10:37 AM

'After 5 years of drought we finally have a good year'

The Water Authority is pleased with the above average rainfall this year, but stresses 1 good year cannot undo 5 years of drought.Benny Toker, 2/28/2019, 3:53 PM

United Hatzalah tests sonar device to locate drowning victims

Successful testing of new sonar device capable of scanning Kinneret floor while looking for drown victims or missing at sea.Mordechai Sones, 2/6/2019, 2:47 PM

Kinneret continues to rise

Next wave of rain not yet in sight but despite this, Sea of Galilee continued to rise during weekend.Mordechai Sones, 1/20/2019, 8:49 AM

Drone footage: Jordan River flows abundantly to Kinneret

Rains of recent days raise Kinneret level, but flow in streams reaching lake also increased. See aerial view of Jordan River.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2019, 5:43 PM

Kinneret level rose 3 cm over weekend

Rainy wintry weekend weather weakens, but also this week local rains expected, mostly light, especially in north, but also in center.Mordechai Sones, 12/9/2018, 12:26 PM

Amid tensions, Jordan asks Israel for more water

Jordan asks Israel for increase in water allocation due to severe drought in the kingdom.Elad Benari, 11/21/2018, 5:06 AM

First time: Synagogue in Kibbutz Kinneret

After 105 years, first prayer structure in kibbutz to be dedicated. 'Exciting day of closing circle.'Mordechai Sones, 9/13/2018, 2:50 PM

Body of missing person found in Kinneret

Man missing after entering Sea of Galilee on a mattress on Saturday found dead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2018, 8:29 AM

Searches for missing person in Kinneret

Three young Arabeh residents enter lake on mattress and drift 100-150 meters from shore; One still missing.Mordechai Sones, 7/29/2018, 11:55 AM

Syrian missiles crash into Sea of Galilee

2 errant missiles from Syrian Civil War strikes Israel's largest lake one day after Syrian plane shot down after violating Israeli airspace.Gary Willig, 7/25/2018, 6:21 PM

Watch: Youths rescued in Kinneret after boating mishap

Four youths pulled to safety after their inflatable raft was pulled away from beach by strong waves.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2018, 9:15 AM

Crossing Sea of Galilee for hesder yeshivas

Early morning Kinneret crossing by Bnei Akiva Yeshivot Center and students; 12-year-old takes first place.Mordechai Sones, 6/17/2018, 11:29 AM

Israel approves $30 million plan to counter 5-year drought

Plan would include pumping of desalinated water into Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) to replenish Israel's reservoir.JTA, 6/10/2018, 10:09 PM

'Smotrich goes mixed swimming?'

In preparation for Kinneret crossing led by hesder yeshivas, MK called for reprimand after admitting he does mixed swimming.Mordechai Sones, 5/24/2018, 5:24 PM

Mass prayer for rain - in the middle of the Kinneret

Chief Rabbi leads group of rabbis, farmers and students in special prayer for rain held on island in Kinneret created by drought.Hezki Baruch, 1/3/2018, 5:40 PM

Sinking Kinneret to get infusion of desalinated water

Plan to save shrinking lake as Israel experiences 5th consecutive dry year.JTA, 12/19/2017, 5:21 PM

A peek into the Kfir Brigade's training program

Climbing Mount Tavor, conquering open field and martial arts on the beach: The Kfir Brigade starts its winter training period.Tzvi Lev, 12/7/2017, 8:54 PM

Introducing: 'Agam' by the Kinneret

Through the Agam project on the Sea of Galilee, lakeside apartments are offered at prices suitable for everyone.Infomercial, 9/19/2017, 9:26 AM

Police search for missing Korean tourist in Kinneret

Helicopters, police boats search Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) for missing Korean tourist who jumped from a boat.David Rosenberg, 8/4/2017, 10:36 AM

25-year old drowns in Kinneret

Man who went swimming in Kinneret with friend disappears. Police later find his body.Orly Harari, 6/26/2017, 2:33 PM

Body of Israeli missing in Kinneret found

The body of Natan Hajani, who went missing 5 days ago in the Sea of Galilee, was found this morning after extensive searches.Orli Harari, 6/20/2017, 1:16 PM

'We need to save the Kinneret'

Water Authority warns about unprecedented water shortage in Israel's primary reservoir. 'Since 1920 we've never seen anything like this.'Benny Toker, 6/6/2017, 8:09 AM

Drought damage: 30% rise in salinity of the Kinneret

Annual report finds that the salinity of the Kinneret has jumped up by about 30% in the past 5 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2017, 7:51 AM

Body of third person missing in Kinneret found

An additional body was found this afternoon at the Kinneret, where three went missing last Wednesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2017, 6:19 PM

Drowning victim laid to rest,'He saved a life as he died'

'Nahman saved another person in his final minutes of life and then died himself.'Eliran Aharon, 4/18/2017, 4:41 PM

Search for three missing in Kinneret continues

Israeli police increase efforts to find three people who went missing in three separate incidents on Kinneret while rafting.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2017, 3:09 PM

Record low rainfall in February

The Sea of Galilee rose by just 22 cm as opposed to an annual average of 60cm in the corresponding period.Shlomo Piotrokowski, 3/6/2017, 4:16 PM

Forecast: Snow in the north and possibly in the center

Rains expected through Thursday evening. Snow on northern mountains peaks tomorrow and Thursday morning, likely reaching central hills.Yedidya ben Ohr, 2/14/2017, 11:11 PM

Kinneret rises 3 centimeters during weekend rains

Winter storms raise Kinneret level by 3cm, Hermon opens to visitors.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 1/29/2017, 10:03 AM

Kinneret water level rises slowly

Kinneret level rises a centimeter in a week, temperatures to rise until Wednesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2017, 8:58 AM

Woman found murdered near the Sea of Galilee

A 31-year-old resident of Kibbutz Ginosar was found murdered near the road adjacent to the Sea of Galilee. Police are investigating.Yoel Domb, 12/21/2016, 3:12 PM

Israel gets snow, rain, during winter storm

Lake Kinneret rises as snow falls in Hermon Mountain area, other parts of Israel's north.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2016, 11:26 AM

Heavy rains raise Kinneret 5 centimeters

Storm ends dry-spell, raises Kinneret at fast-rate in four years.Orly Harari, 12/4/2016, 11:38 AM

90 year-low in Jordan River causing drop in Sea of Galilee

Lack of precipitation over past couple of years causes problems at the Sea of Galilee. Authority implementing measures to cope with drought.ILTV, 11/7/2016, 12:34 PM

Ottoman-era explosives removed from bottom of Kinneret

5 artillery shells from Turkish era removed from Kinneret and destroyed by sappers; 'we knew they can explode even after 100 years.'Shai Landesman, 9/7/2016, 10:34 AM

On Holocaust Memorial Day: Stolen tefilin set on fire

Yeshiva students camping at Kinneret discover their religious belongings were horribly desecrated on the day commemorating the Holocaust.Shoshana Miskin, 5/5/2016, 6:15 PM

300 tons of trash in Kinneret during Passover

Half a million tourists visit Kinneret beaches, authorities prepare large-scale cleaning operations ahead of holiday weekend.Shoshana Miskin, 4/28/2016, 4:40 PM

100K visit Kinneret, leave 90 tons of garbage

Kinneret Authority launches major cleanup campaign due to the influx of tourists and beachgoers.Reut Hadar, 4/26/2016, 6:02 PM

February heat wave exacerbates drought in Israel

Three years of hotter-than-usual Februarys in a row, coupled with an ongoing drought have hit Israel's water supply.David Rosenberg, 3/3/2016, 10:14 AM

Israel faces third year of drought, Kinneret rises only 22 cm

Israel Water Authority declares third year of drought as Kinneret fails to make substantial rise, and Dead Sea continues to shrink.Raphael Poch, 2/4/2016, 2:07 PM

Forecast: Clear skies and temperatures on the rise

Israel will experience several days of warm and sunny weather before another day of rain at end of the week.Cynthia Blank, 1/10/2016, 9:08 AM

Kineret Sea begins to climb, fairly little and fairly late

Sea of Galilee, Israel's largest water source, is doing poorly – but desalination saves the day.Hillel Fendel, 1/6/2016, 3:45 AM

Recent archaeological find confirms Talmudic passage

In spite of Talmudic passage saying that the town of Kursia was Jewish, archaeologist had believed it was pagan.Raphael Poch, 12/18/2015, 2:59 PM

Hebrew letters prove existence of ancient Jewish town

Marble board found in Galilee's Kursi National Park suggest ancient Jewish town where Jesus performed 'Miracle of the Swine' existed.Cynthia Blank, 12/16/2015, 8:25 PM

Kinneret water level falling despite rain

Kinneret water level just above the lower red line; however, Israel's other water sources flourishing.Tova Dvorin, 11/8/2015, 7:43 AM

Israel 'Flips' Fresh Kinneret Water for Desalinated Jordan Water

Hundreds of people in Israel have signed a petition against a transfer of some 50 million cubic meters of Kinneret water to Jordan.Yaakov Levi, 8/30/2015, 5:54 PM

80-Year-Old, Blind Swimmer, Join Charity Swim Across Kinneret

Hundreds of women participate in annual swim to raise money for special needs fund in Gush Etzion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/9/2015, 7:59 PM

Body Found in Kinneret Identified as Missing Border Policeman

Body found in Sea of Galilee Wednesday night identified as Border Policemen Tal Kadoshim, who went missing over Passover holiday.Orly Harari, 5/14/2015, 1:08 PM