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