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

Drought Declared in the Negev; Farmers to Receive Compensation

Farmers to receive compensation for poor crop yield; sections in the North also affected.Yedidya Ben-Or, 6/1/2014, 4:15 PM

Continental US Facing Worst Drought in Decades

The US is facing its worst drought in half a century, according to a report released this week by the U.S. Drought Monitor.Chana Ya'ar, 11/23/2012, 5:14 AM

Ahmadinejad Accuses the West of Destroying Iran's Rain Clouds

Iranian President Ahmadinejad has accused the West of destroying his country’s rain clouds in an effort to bring about a drought. Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/12/2012, 2:03 PM

JNF Reservoirs Helped Israel Through Drought

Arutz Sheva visits the JNF’s booth at the Cleantech exhibition, learns how JNF helped enrich Israel with 260 million cubic meters of water.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 7/4/2012, 4:12 AM

White Weekend Opens Mt. Hermon to Skiers

A weekend of winter white allowed Mt. Hermon to open Sunday for skiing with a meter of snow cover on lower slopes and 1.5 meters higher up.Chana Ya'ar, 1/15/2012, 2:00 PM

Israel Faces Official Drought for Year 8

Israel is being hit with another official drought for the eighth year in a row, according to the country's Water Authority.Chana Ya'ar, 1/2/2012, 9:31 PM

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

Clinton Advocates for "Feed the Future"

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton appeals for continued support of the "Feed the Future" program which fights the drought in Africa.Elad Benari, 8/11/2011, 9:47 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

Thousands Beseech G-d for Rain at Kotel

Jews gathered near the site of their forefathers' Temples to ask G-d to provide rain for the parched Land of Israel.Gil Ronen, 11/29/2010, 10:52 PM

Driest November Since '62 Unites Secular & Religious in Prayer

The sore lack of rain this winter has united the religious and secular publics in public prayers for water.Hillel Fendel, 11/29/2010, 2:05 PM

Secular Farmers to Join Mass Prayers for Rain at Kotel Monday

Chief Rabbis Metzger and Amar will take part in Kotel prayer at 3:30 PM. They have declared a fast day as well.Gil Ronen, 11/28/2010, 8:23 PM

Heat Wave Sends Tomato Prices Soaring

Sky-rocketing tomato prices lead Agriculture Ministry to consider importing from Turkey. At least one charity group is giving tomatoes to the poor.Hillel Fendel, 10/14/2010, 7:04 PM

800,000 Refugees in Syria Drought

A four year drought in northeastern Syria has driven hundreds of thousands of farmers into refugee camps.Gil Ronen, 8/30/2010, 9:09 AM