Israel’s newly sworn-in Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has many landmines to navigate. One concerns land issues in Israel’s Negev Desert, specifically whether he will rein in unregulated Bedouin settlements that some say threaten to overwhelm Israel’s land reserves in the south. “Bennett is selling the Negev!” was one of the first broadsides hurled against the new premier by Benjamin Netanyahu, who attempted to use the issue as a last-ditch effort to peel away right-wing members from the Knesset’s vote of confidence in the government on Sunday.
April 22 (UPI) -- Syria and Israel exchanged missile fire early Thursday, military officials said.Syria said it fired a missile that landed in the Negev Desert in response to an Israeli air force bombing near the capital city of Damascus.The Israel Defense Forces activated its air defense systems to intercept the missile, but the attempt failed.
Early Friday, Israeli aircraft hit three facilities operated by Hamas, the militant group ruling Gaza, including weapons manufacturing and smuggling sites, in response to the previous rocket attack. The Israeli response came after the military said a projectile fired from the Gaza Strip Thursday evening landed in south of the country. That rocket broke weeks of relative cross-border calm. There were no reports of damage or casualties. Sirens warning of incoming rockets sounded in the Negev Desert town of Sderot
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says a projectile fired from the Gaza Strip Thursday evening landed in south of the country, breaking weeks of relative cross-border calm.There were no reports of damage or casualties.Sirens warning of incoming rockets sounded in the Negev Desert town of Sderot and its surroundings.
During the ceremony, candles were lit in honor of the Jewish, Muslim, Christian and Druze soldiers who lost their lives in battle, and another to symbolize hope for unity and peace within Israeli society.(April 14, 2021 / Israel Hayom) In a historic first, a Memorial Day ceremony was held on Tuesday to commemorate fallen Arab soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces.
PHOENIX — Valley temperatures have climbed well above average for this time of year.There is often a correlation between rising temperatures and a rise in scorpion sightings."As the weather gets cooler, they want to be in a warmer place and that's why you're going to find them inside of your walls," said Scorpion Repel co-founder Tony Gonzales.
The Commission of Detainees and Ex-Detainees has reported that a Palestinian detainee, identified as Emad Rabay’a, is facing a serious health condition at the Negev Desert detention camp.
Israelis head to the polls Tuesday for the fourth time with Netanyahu battling to remain prime minister
JERUSALEM - For the fourth time in 23 months, beleaguered Israeli voters trooped to the polls Tuesday morning, hoping against recent experience they will finally end the stalemate that has left Israel without a normally functioning government during a time of global pandemic, economic collapse and regional instability. In schools and
Meet the 27-year-old Israeli-Dutch Jew who just led a new progressive party into the Dutch parliament
AMSTERDAM (JTA) — At 18, Itay Garmy made an unconventional choice for graduates of his large public high school in Amsterdam: He moved to Israel with plans to join the army.
Amulets such as this were common in Israel during the time of the First Temple.An 11-year-old boy went for a desert hike with his parents and discovered a child-protecting figurine dating to the biblical era, about 2,500 years ago.
The 2,500-year-old ceramic figurine was likely created to provide protection and promote conception Last month, while hiking with his family in Israel’s northern Negev Desert, 11-year-old Zvi Ben-David picked up a tiny ceramic figurine.
JNS.org – Ben-Gurion University of the Negev announced on Tuesday the formation of Israel’s first School of Sustainability and Climate Change, an interdisciplinary research and innovation initiative to tackle some of the world’s most pressing environmental issues.
The Dimona facility appears to be undergoing its largest construction in decades, but it's not clear why.
Event Details Sun, Feb 28, 2021 at 10:30 AM On Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 10:30 am, the Beth El Synagogue of East Windsor Werner Lecture Fund will be sponsoring a Zoom virtual tour of The Negev Desert. Using video, photographs, maps, stories and more, our professional tour guide will truly bring both the history and current dynamic life of the Negev to life! The Negev is now the center of growth in Israel, with Beersheva (ancient and modern) as its capital. We look forward to seeing you on ZOOM for this