Tag Archives: environment

Tu B’Shvat Higia

Today is Tu B’Shvat, the 15th of the Hebrew month of Shvat, known as “the birthday of the trees” in Jewish tradition. The tree most associated with Tu B’Shvat is the almond tree, in Hebrew the Shkedi’a (שקדיה), which blossoms … Continue reading

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Water water everywhere

Unlike Coleridge’s Rime of the Ancient Mariner, however, it seems that there will be plenty to drink. Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians have finally signed on the dotted line enabling the construction of the “Red-Dead Canal” – a pipeline connecting … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Hard though it is to believe, another week has sped by, and here is this week’s Good News Friday installment. My first item counts as a “Two for One special bonus package” (at least for Israelis): Heavy rains force Gaza … Continue reading

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