Hiker who fell to death in Judean Desert identified

Hiker who fell to death in Judean Desert identified

21-year-old Yerachmiel Yeshaya identified as hiker who was killed as a result of a fall during a trip in the Judean Desert.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2019, 11:29 PM
Hiker falls to his death in Judean desert

Hiker falls to his death in Judean desert

Man falls 100 feet after losing sight of path during a hike through Judean Desert.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2019, 8:31 PM
Watch: Flooding at Nahal Tzin blocks road

Watch: Flooding at Nahal Tzin blocks road

Following heavy rains, water flows copiously in Judean Desert streams, leading to trail closures and blockage of roads.Hezki Baruch, 10/27/2019, 11:52 AM
Israel blocks PA from paving illegal road through nature reserve

Israel blocks PA from paving illegal road through nature reserve

IDF prevents Palestinian Authority from paving illegal road through nature reserve in the Judean Desert.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2019, 12:14 PM
Illegal quarry in Nachal Arugot Nature Reserve in Judean Desert

Illegal quarry in Nachal Arugot Nature Reserve in Judean Desert

Area in Area B agreed in Oslo Accords to serve as nature reserve.Mordechai Sones, 3/26/2019, 6:18 PM
Watch: Flooding in Judean desert

Watch: Flooding in Judean desert

Rains across Israel raise level of Kinneret and cause spectacular floods in the Judean Desert.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/28/2019, 11:30 AM
Judean Desert: Helicopter locates family that went missing

Judean Desert: Helicopter locates family that went missing

Police say they have identified family that went hiking in Nahal Darga this morning and with whom contact had been lost.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2019, 9:18 PM
When your child goes to Israel for a gap year

When your child goes to Israel for a gap year

Our bitter experience shows that you must check carefully because one cannot always rely on the judgment of people in charge of these programs. And once our tragedy occurred, we seem not to be able to rely on the legal system either. Mark Newman, 12/17/2018, 12:27 PM
Near-drowning victim in critical condition

Near-drowning victim in critical condition

Near-drowning victim is a foreign worker, police say background isn't criminal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2018, 8:14 PM
PM: Flash flood 'a terrible tragedy'

PM: Flash flood 'a terrible tragedy'

Netanyahu says country is 'praying for better news' after flash flood hits group of teenage hikers in southern Israel.David Rosenberg, 4/26/2018, 6:36 PM
Missing 19-year-old hiker found in Ein Gedi area

Missing 19-year-old hiker found in Ein Gedi area

Rescue volunteers find 19-year-old hiker who went missing in the Judean Desert. Hiker suffered light injures in fall, but in good condition.Ido Ben Porat, 2/9/2018, 2:27 PM
Haredi family rescued from stream in Judean Desert

Haredi family rescued from stream in Judean Desert

Father and three children from Beitar Illit rescued from Nahal Darga in the northern Judean Desert.Orli Harari, 2/7/2018, 3:35 AM
Father and son rescued from Wadi Og

Father and son rescued from Wadi Og

Rescue teams save father, son, and four other hikers from overflowing stream in Judean Desert.Reut Hadar, 1/6/2018, 6:43 PM
An ecological disaster in the Judean Desert

An ecological disaster in the Judean Desert

Acidic water leaks into Ashalim River and Judean Desert after a Rotem Fertilizers reservoir gets breached.Arutz Sheva STaff, 7/1/2017, 10:01 PM
Watch: Wolf chases goat across mountain face in Judean Desert

Watch: Wolf chases goat across mountain face in Judean Desert

Footage of young goat fleeing from wolf across mountainous terrain in southern Israel. Will the goat survive, or does the wolf get his meal?Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2017, 11:37 AM
Found hiker: I thank the Creator of the World

Found hiker: I thank the Creator of the World

Yeshiva student who was lost until this morning in the Judean Desert thanks the Creator and all those who searched for him.Yoni Kempinski, 4/20/2017, 9:49 AM
Hiker missing in Judean Desert found

Hiker missing in Judean Desert found

5 yeshiva students hiking in the desert became dehydrated. All were located yesterday except one, found this morning healthy and well.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/20/2017, 8:32 AM
WATCH: Flooding in Wadi Og

WATCH: Flooding in Wadi Og

Stormy weather brings gorgeous sights: Gabi Bar-Sheshet records Judean Desert flooding.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2017, 2:53 PM
Anarchists arrested in Athens protest of El Al

Anarchists arrested in Athens protest of El Al

Anarchist group gathers at Athens airport to protest Israeli security agents guarding El Al flights.JTA, 7/7/2016, 2:43 PM
Israel wards off looters high above the Dead Sea

Israel wards off looters high above the Dead Sea

Complex operation to excavate the 'Cave of Skulls' in Judean Desert involves one of the world's most unique anti-theft efforts.Mike Smith, 6/2/2016, 12:49 PM
National plan will save Dead Sea Scrolls

National plan will save Dead Sea Scrolls

Israel Antiquities Authority launches a national plan for comprehensive archaeological excavations in the Judean Desert caves.Yoni Kempinski, 5/25/2016, 3:14 AM
EU pays for illegal road to help PA annex Area C

EU pays for illegal road to help PA annex Area C

Road being built between Gush Etzion and Dead Sea on land that is all part of Israeli-controlled Area C.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2016, 2:18 PM
Arabs Sentenced for Plundered Ancient Judean Cave

Arabs Sentenced for Plundered Ancient Judean Cave

Prison terms, 12,000 NIS fine for Arabs who caused irreparable damage to one of the most important sites ever found in Judean Desert.Ari Soffer, 6/9/2015, 8:44 PM
Watch: Soldiers Retrieve Body of Fallen Hiker

Watch: Soldiers Retrieve Body of Fallen Hiker

Elite IDF rescuers sadly unable to save 40-year-old man, who fell off a cliff while hiking in the Judean desert.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2015, 11:20 PM
Hiker Dies Falling off Cliff in Judean Desert

Hiker Dies Falling off Cliff in Judean Desert

40-year-old enjoying the Pesach break falls 50 meters to his death at Nahal Og, not far from the Dead Sea.Yedidya Ben-Or, Ari Yashar, 4/7/2015, 6:06 PM
Judean Barley Leads to New Gene

Judean Barley Leads to New Gene

The discovery of a genetic mutation in wild barley in Judea has led scientists to a new gene that may allow wheat to grow in arid areasTzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/25/2011, 3:30 PM
Noahide Archl'gist Vendyl Jones

Noahide Archl'gist Vendyl Jones

Noahide archaeologist Vendyl Jones, who discovered incense powder used in the Second Temple while searching for the Holy Ark, has died at age 80.Hillel Fendel, 12/27/2010, 2:47 PM