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Sue Schoenfeld
I'm a Web designer with a passion for the Internet...it's the very best and the very worst of everything that exists on Earth.
Interests: Gardening, reading, movies, music, finding joy.
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An Israeli solar power company, Brenmiller Energy, says it has developed a new, more efficient way to store heat from the sun that could give a boost to the thermal solar power industry by enabling plants to run at full capacity night and day. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Dead Sea Fun
Nahal Qumran runs through Israel's Judean Desert and runs through a dramatic gorge towards the Dead Sea by the ancient village of Qumran. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Dead Sea Fun
Your guide to Israel’s Dead Sea tourism. List of upcoming events and festivals, regional attractions, hotels. Get the free App for the latest salty tips & dips Get the free App Visit the Website Dead Sea Fun Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Dead Sea Fun App
On October 24, 2014, 800 determined and energetic swimmers will jump into the water and "part" the Gulf of Eilat, Israel, in a popular and unique swimming competition that is dedicated to the memory of Idan Kobi from Eilat who fell in the Second Lebanon War in 2006. The event is part of Sportiada Eilat. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Dead Sea Fun
At the break of dawn on January 30, 2015, thousands of athletes and their supporters will once again stand on the clear shores of the Red Sea in Eilat, Israel, ready to confront one of the toughest triathlon races in the world – Israman Negev Full & Half Iron Distance Triathlon. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Dead Sea Fun
Ever wonder what those abandoned buildings are that you see just before you make the right turn (from Jerusalem) toward the Dead Sea? Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Dead Sea Fun
Hotel Map - Ein Bokek, Dead Sea, Israel Area Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Dead Sea Fun
The Minus 424 Dead Sea Rave, "The 2nd Voyage," will take place from sunset to sunrise on October 23, 2014 at the arena at the foot of Israel's Mt. Masada. Featured artists include: Dash Berlin, Sander Van Doorn, Deep Dish, and Paul Oakenfold. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Dead Sea Fun
The Adama International Dance Festival will take place in Mitzpe Ramon, Israel, on October 8 - 10, 2014. Featuring the Liat Dror Nir Ben Gal Dance Company, the dance festival includes many workshops and classes at multiple skill levels, evening dance performances and dance parties that last all night. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Dead Sea Fun
Enjoy Sukkot events for families in Israel's Northern Negev desert region. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Dead Sea Fun
The South Red Anemone Festival (Darom Adom) is held every weekend in February, when the anemones in the North Negev areas reach their climax flowering. Carpets of millions of Anemones cover the area. Visitors can enjoy sporting activities, guided tours, anemone parades and various culture events for the whole family. The... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Dead Sea Fun
Young Israelis hawking skin care products, ostensibly made from minerals from the Dead Sea, have become a common sight in malls around the world. They grab customers passing by their kiosks and coerce them into buying overpriced cosmetics, many in an attempt to make money as quickly as possible to fund post-army travels. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Dead Sea Fun
One of Israel's finest indie festivals returns! The In-D-Negev Festival will take place at the Gvulot Observatory Point in the Western Negev on October 23 - 25, 2014, and will feature some of Israel's best indie bands – Bary Sakharov, The Angelcy, Geva Alon, Sun Tailor, Eatliz, A-WA, Buttering Trio, Brain Candies, Electric Zoo, Garden City Movement, Hayelala, Tamar Eisenman. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Dead Sea Fun
Just 50 miles from the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea is a deep scar in the face of the Earth. Long known as the Valley of Siddam, the vale of salt, or the Jordan Valley, its most famous feature is the Dead Sea, which sits 1400 feet below the Mediterranean shore. Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
Registration is now open for the Veolia Desert Challenge Festival – December 12-13, 2014, Israel's biggest mountain biking and off-road running event – at the lowest place on earth! Also, sign up for Israman Negev Full and Half Iron Distance Triathlon – January 30, 2015, one of the toughest triathlon races in the world. Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
Veolia Desert Challenge Festival, Israel's biggest mountain biking and off-road running event - at the lowest place on earth - will take place on December 12-13, 2014 in the Neve Zohar area of the the Dead Sea. Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
Get the flavor of the lowest spot on Earth in this beautiful time lapse video of the Dead Sea in Israel. Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
The Phaza Morgana Festival takes place on September 18-21, 2014 at the amphitheater at the foot of Solomon’s Pillars in Timna Park, just north of Eilat. The festival, now in it’s eighth year, is a great opportunity to experience diverse music and dance, with everything under the desert sky in one of Israel’s most beautiful parks. Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
Dead Sea Fun - your guide to Israel's Dead Sea tourism. List of upcoming events and festivals, regional attractions, hotels. Free App. Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun App
Israel's most ambitious renewable energy project will supply electricity for businesses in Eilat and beyond, says expert. A tender for the development and operation of the first phase of what is set to be the largest-ever solar energy field in Israel was announced by the Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Initiative. Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
The Phaza Morgana Festival takes place on September 18-21, 2014 at the amphitheater at the foot of Solomon’s Pillars in Timna Park, just north of Eilat. The festival, now in it’s eighth year, is a great opportunity to experience diverse music and dance, with everything under the desert sky in one of Israel’s most beautiful parks. Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
The heads of the workers unions at Israel Chemicals Ltd. (TASE: ICL) in southern Israel met yesterday to discuss the cutbacks that were approved last week by the board of directors, at the center of which is the closure of the magnesium plant in Sdom and the layoffs of workers at Bromine Compounds Ltd. Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
The 2014 Reggae in the Desert Festival will take place on September 5-6, 2014, in Israel's Negev Desert at Midreshet Ben Gurion (about 20km north of Mitzpe Ramon). Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
Israel Chemicals (ICL) on Thursday announced plans to close its magnesium factory in 2017 - which employs 550 people, about 10% of the company's total work force - and explore plans to downsize its bromide plant, which employs another 1,200. Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
The Israel Nature and Parks Authority is inviting members of the public to take part in the country’s Bat Night on Thursday, August 28, 2014, to explore firsthand the unique traits of this animal that thrives in darkness. Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun