Police are investigating “all directions” after a vehicle struck a pedestrian in Beersheva on Thursday, causing moderate injuries. The driver, who according to Mako is a resident of the Bedouin town of Rahat, was also injured in the incident, and was evacuated for medical treatment. He was jointly overpowered by civilians and police, and was […]
The lake is located at the southern part of the city. It will be the biggest man-made lake in Israel.
Samples of biological material – including blood, tissue removed during surgery on patients and urine – are being stored in a unique research “Bio-Bank” to benefit residents of the Negev in the south of Israel.
Imagine a world in which cars, trucks, jets and even rockets would run on clean hydrogen, emitting only water vapor as a waste product, replacing fossil fuels like polluting gasoline that release greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere.
Israel and the Hamas-run Gaza strip are about as close to outright war as they have been since the cessation of 2014’s Operation Protective Edge. Tensions have been high for several weeks, but the temperature was raised significantly earlier today following the launch of two rockets just before 3:40 a.m., including a long-range missile, fired […]
Cancer is not one disease but many, each according to the organ it affects. In fact, there is no organ in the body that is not attacked by a cancer, except the heart, in which primary malignant tumors are extremely rare.
Hamas sources claimed an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire between Israel and Hamas went into effect at 10:45 p.m. Thursday, but Israeli sources have yet to confirm this. If it is indeed in place, the ceasefire would end two days of hostilities which saw almost 200 projectiles fired at Israel by Hamas and IDF retaliations which hit more […]
Religions do not regard gluttony (from the Latin word for “gulping down”) as a virtue. According to the list compiled by the great Middle Ages Jewish scholar and physician Maimonides (the Rambam), of the 613 commandments that Jews must observe, excessive eating or drinking is prohibited (and is listed as #169). In Christianity too, overindulgence at the dinner table is regarded as a transgression and even one of the Seven Deadly Sins.
Touring modern Israel is like touring the Bible and many of the cities that appear on a GPS could have verses attached. Do you recognize these modern cities and their Biblical significance?
The battle for Beersheba was a key part of the British-led campaign to knock the Ottoman Empire, Germany’s ally, out of World War I.