Tourism Ministry Seeks ‘Floating Voters’ for Dead Sea Contest

The Dead Sea is great for floaters, but no floating voters allowed, say tourism officials, who want your vote for an official “world wonder.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/2/2010, 10:52 PM

PA Wants Israel to OK Dead Sea Tourist Scheme

$2.1 billion investment would include tourist resort and a new PA city near Jericho.Gil Ronen, 3/26/2010, 7:29 AM

PA Confiscates, Destroys $50,000 Worth of Israeli Goods

The PA, encouraged by EU boycotts of products in Judea and Samaria, dumped $50,000 worth of Dead Sea cosmetics in trash containers on Wednesday. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/17/2009, 8:26 AM

Ahava Products Turn Dutch Officials Red

Dutch officials are investigating Ahava Dead Sea products to determine if minerals are stolen from "occupied" Arabs.Malkah Fleisher, 12/15/2009, 11:03 PM

Highest Votes Sought for Lowest Point on Earth

Israel asks the Diaspora to help turn the Dead Sea – the lowest point on Earth – to the highest in the world’s seven natural wonders contest. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/1/2009, 10:42 AM

Photo Essay: Black Gold Beneath the Cliffs of Tzuk Tamrur?

The Tzuk Tamrur cliffs that rim the road down to the Dead Sea may hide a new energy source. The mineral-rich region brims with potential.Hana Levi Julian, 9/10/2009, 1:09 PM

Gas Bonanza Investors Ready to Dive in Dead Sea for Black Gold

The Dead Sea is alive with oil, believes Yitzchak Tshuva, who heads the consortium that found billions of dollars of gas in the Mediterranean.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu , 9/10/2009, 10:40 AM

Dead Sea a Finalist in World Wonder Contest

A panel of experts chose the Dead Sea as one of 28 finalists competing in the New 7 Wonders of Nature contest. Voting is now open to the public. Yehudah Lev Kay, 7/21/2009, 5:13 PM

Dead Sea Faces Lively Competition as World Wonder

The Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth, is in a high place in the competition for recognition as a world wonder.Avraham Zuroff, 7/10/2009, 6:39 AM

PA Charges Red-Dead Canal is ‘Land Grab’ for Israel

The Palestinian Authority has asked the World Bank to stop funding a study for a Red Sea-Dead Sea canal. It alleges Israel is staging a land grab.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/9/2009, 10:33 AM

Dead Sea Back in the Running for World Wonder With PA Approval

PA Chairman Abbas changes mind and joins Israel and Jordan in supporting the Dead Sea in the New 7 Natural Wonders of the World Contest.Yehudah Lev Kay, 7/1/2009, 1:37 PM

PA Blocking Dead Sea from 7 Wonders of the World Contest

The PA refuses to nominate the Dead Sea as one of the 7 wonders of the world, and as a result it will probably be disqualified from the contest.Yehudah Lev Kay, 6/28/2009, 4:50 PM