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Some beaches open after tar pollution

Some beaches open after tar pollution

Interior, Environment, and Health Ministries approve resuming water sport activities and activities on some beaches.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/03/2021 21:58
Beaches to reopen after tar spill

Beaches to reopen after tar spill

After careful testing and the involvement of numerous ministries, Israel's Mediterranean coast is slowly getting back to normal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2021 22:42
Government warns beach-goers after massive spill

Government warns beach-goers after massive spill

Public warned against bathing in Mediterranean following massive tar spill off Israel's western coast.David Rosenberg, 21/02/2021 15:35
Coronavirus Committee: Beaches will remain open

Coronavirus Committee: Beaches will remain open

Knesset Committee rejects government decision to close beaches in response to coronavirus crisis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2020 16:47
Israelis crowd beach during heat wave despite coronavirus restrictions

Israelis crowd beach during heat wave despite coronavirus restrictions

With heatwave scorching Israel, thousands of Israelis head to the beaches - despite coronavirus regulations.Marcy Oster, JTA, 18/05/2020 13:36
Haredi rabbi vetoes 'family beach' for haredim

Haredi rabbi vetoes 'family beach' for haredim

Rabbi Ben-Tzion Mutzafi slams haredi 'family beaches,' blames trend for recent tragedies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2018 14:48
Israel to build 'beach barrier' to stop Hamas infiltrations

Israel to build 'beach barrier' to stop Hamas infiltrations

Defense Ministry begins work on coastal barriers to prevent Hamas terrorists from infiltrating Israel from the sea.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2018 16:10
Tel Aviv hangs 'tsunami warning' signs

Tel Aviv hangs 'tsunami warning' signs

National Emergency Management Authority maps escape routes and flood zones, hangs signs to guide beachgoers to safety in case of a tsunami.Kobi Finkler, 02/11/2017 11:47
'Forbid lifeguards from using their phones while on duty'

'Forbid lifeguards from using their phones while on duty'

Children are drowning in public pools. Are lifeguards responsible? Does a lifeguard on his phone cause drownings?Shimon Cohen, 11/08/2017 12:32
Eilat celebrates as 'oil beach' restored to public use

Eilat celebrates as 'oil beach' restored to public use

For the first time in 50 years, Israel's residents and tourists have access to 300 meters of Eilat coastline.Chana Roberts, 05/07/2017 15:00
Israel's cleanest beach award goes to...

Israel's cleanest beach award goes to...

The Environmental Protection Ministry's "Clean Beach" index celebrates beaches which are 47.4% clean, up from 29% last year.Orli Harari, 25/08/2016 16:09
How clean are Israel’s beaches?

How clean are Israel’s beaches?

Only 37% of beaches considered clean compared to 57% from the previous index, according to Ministry of Environmental Protection.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2016 16:06
10 injured in aquatics accidents

10 injured in aquatics accidents

2 drowned, 8 rescued in beaches across Israel.Shoshana Miskin, 28/04/2016 16:05
Electric Company Goes on 'Jellyfish Patrol'

Electric Company Goes on 'Jellyfish Patrol'

If it's summer in Israel, that means it's jellyfish season – and at risk are not just swimmers, but Israel's electrical system.Moshe Cohen, 25/06/2015 10:25
Tiberias Rabbi: Tragedy Due Because of Immodesty

Tiberias Rabbi: Tragedy Due Because of Immodesty

With summer coming, the northern Israeli city of Tiberias could be a dangerous place, says a well-known rabbinical figure in the city.Moshe Cohen, 06/05/2015 19:14
As Knesset Discusses Drownings, Two More Drown

As Knesset Discusses Drownings, Two More Drown

After five people drowned off Israel's shores last weekend, the Knesset discussed shore safety - as two more people drownedDavid Lev, 11/08/2013 14:21
PA Arabs Flock to Tel Aviv to Mark End of Ramadan

PA Arabs Flock to Tel Aviv to Mark End of Ramadan

Thousands of PA Arabs flocked to the beaches of Tel Aviv this week as they marked the Eid al-Fitr holiday.Elad Benari, 23/08/2012 02:15