Drought Declared in the Negev; Farmers to Receive CompensationFarmers to receive compensation for poor crop yield; sections in the North also affected.
Continental US Facing Worst Drought in DecadesThe US is facing its worst drought in half a century, according to a report released this week by the U.S. Drought Monitor.
Ahmadinejad Accuses the West of Destroying Iran's Rain CloudsIranian President Ahmadinejad has accused the West of destroying his country’s rain clouds in an effort to bring about a drought.
JNF Reservoirs Helped Israel Through DroughtArutz Sheva visits the JNF’s booth at the Cleantech exhibition, learns how JNF helped enrich Israel with 260 million cubic meters of water.
White Weekend Opens Mt. Hermon to SkiersA 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.
Israel Faces Official Drought for Year 8Israel is being hit with another official drought for the eighth year in a row, according to the country's Water Authority.
November Rains Reduce Drop in Lake Kinneret Water LevelEarly winter rains appear to have stemmed the drop in the water level of Lake Kinneret -- but Israel still needs much, much more.
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.
Despite Rain, a Dry Winter for the KinneretDespite recent local rainshowers, the Kinneret, a major water source, remains dangerously low.
Thousands Beseech G-d for Rain at KotelJews gathered near the site of their forefathers' Temples to ask G-d to provide rain for the parched Land of Israel.
Driest November Since '62 Unites Secular & Religious in PrayerThe sore lack of rain this winter has united the religious and secular publics in public prayers for water.
Secular Farmers to Join Mass Prayers for Rain at Kotel MondayChief Rabbis Metzger and Amar will take part in Kotel prayer at 3:30 PM. They have declared a fast day as well.
Heat Wave Sends Tomato Prices SoaringSky-rocketing tomato prices lead Agriculture Ministry to consider importing from Turkey. At least one charity group is giving tomatoes to the poor.
800,000 Refugees in Syria DroughtA four year drought in northeastern Syria has driven hundreds of thousands of farmers into refugee camps.