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November Rains Reduce Drop in Lake Kinneret Water Level

Early winter rains appear to have stemmed the drop in the water level of Lake Kinneret -- but Israel still needs much, much more. Chana Ya'ar, 12/1/2011, 2:58 PM

Heavy Rains Bless Israel and Lake Kinneret

Rain storms over the weekend blessed the Land of Israel with a drink for the parched earth, and a rise in the water level of Lake Kinneret.Chana Ya'ar, 11/20/2011, 11:33 AM

Lake Kinneret Water Level Inching Towards the Black Line

The water level in Lake Kinneret, the Sea of Galilee, has dropped by nearly 11 inches in September alone, inching toward the black line.Chana Ya'ar, 10/6/2011, 1:44 PM

Lake Kinneret Water Level Drops 20 Centimeters

The water level in Lake Kinneret (the Sea of Galilee) has dropped 20 centimeters in the past month, according to environmental officials.Chana Ya'ar, 7/7/2011, 7:04 PM

Jordan Secretly Buying Israeli Water

A Jordanian paper reports that Jordan is negotiating with Israel, and not for the first time, for the purchase of water from the Sea of Galilee. Hillel Fendel, 6/6/2011, 12:24 PM

Weatherman: Winter is Far From Over

Yes, the winter started late and the rains were delayed – but more rain is still expected, and "it's not over til it's over."Hillel Fendel, 4/7/2011, 2:53 PM

Finally: Kinneret Tops Red Line

The Sea of Galilee, Israel’s largest water source, topped the “red line” over the past few days, and now stands at 212.95 meters below sea level.Hillel Fendel, 3/14/2011, 12:10 PM

Rains Continue, Kineret Rises, Desalination Limps Along

After a very late start, the winter rains are here in force – and the Sea of Galilee is benefiting. Israel still looks to desalination, however.Hillel Fendel, 2/10/2011, 12:52 PM

Despite Rain, a Dry Winter for the Kinneret

Despite recent local rainshowers, the Kinneret, a major water source, remains dangerously low.Maayana Miskin, 1/17/2011, 7:46 AM

Water Level in Lake Kinneret Inching Away from 'Red Line'

Weekend rains have brought the water level of Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) up by 2.5 centimeters (1 inch), the Water Authority said Sunday.Chana Ya'ar, 1/9/2011, 11:12 AM

Rabbis Sail Out to Sea to Pray for Rain

Dozens of worshipers sail to the Kinneret and hold a public prayer for rainfall.Elad Benari, 11/25/2010, 4:49 AM

Save the River: Bilateral 'Big Jump' into the Jordan

Jews and Arabs from both sides of the Jordan River took a “Big Jump” – hoping the splash will jump-start efforts to rehabilitate the river.Hillel Fendel, 8/15/2010, 4:45 PM

Sea of Galilee Rose Six Centimeters Over Pesach

Water flowed in from the Jordan River and was not pumped out of the northern lake. The result: a 2.5 inch rise in the water level.Gil Ronen, 4/6/2010, 10:24 PM

No Solution in Sight for Water Strike

Interest in the 6-week-old Water Authority strike is sparse because it doesn't affect the water supply - but the Kinneret level remains unmeasured.Hillel Fendel, 1/13/2010, 3:10 PM

Chief Rabbi: Fast and Pray for Rain in Wake of Dire Drought

Israel's Chief Sephardic Rabbi, Rabbi Shlomo Amar, beseeches the public to fast and pray as another dry winter materializes. Malkah Fleisher, 1/12/2010, 9:47 PM

Water Authority to Strike

Water Authority workers will begin a strike on Wednesday, ignoring permit requests and halting the measurement of the Kinneret.Malkah Fleisher, 12/1/2009, 9:14 PM