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Sue Schoenfeld
I'm a Web designer with a passion for the'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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Films in the Arava Desert, An International Film Festival is a unique open-air film event taking place in the Negev Desert, midway between the Dead Sea and the Red Sea, in Southern Israel on November 26 - 29, 2014. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Dead Sea Fun
Salt Therapy, also called halotherapy, is a holistic method that recreates the microclimate of a salt cave. Dry salt aerosol is dispersed into a room where the walls and floor are covered with layers of salt. Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
The true beauty of the Israeli desert can only be experienced far from the roads and towns that criss-cross it. The hidden canyons and wadis, beautiful flowers, amazing animals, and fascinating tales from throughout history, as well as many of the most amazing landscapes and viewpoints are far from the beaten track, and can only be truly explored by hiking, biking, camel, or…off road vehicle: jeeps, ATV's, quad bikes. Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
Israel's Minister of Finance Yair Lapid announced tonight (Thursday) that the "Osem" company would be opening a factory in Arad to take the place of Arad Towels, which closed last week leaving hundreds unemployed. Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
Sunbeat, the international Global Beats festival which has been taking place for the last four years in the north of Israel, has a new brother - the Desert Edition. The event will take place at at Sfinat Hamidbar, the ‘Desert Ship’ Oasis, on November 21-22, 2014. Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
A Drone Flies Over the Dead Sea in Israel. Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
Researchers from Israel and Jordan are seeking a treatment for cutaneous leishmaniasis in a new project, initiated by Israeli research company Pharmaseed. Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
Some of the world's top energy experts have been announced as guest speakers at an oil and gas conference and exhibition in Israel later this year. Universal Oil & Gas 2014 (UOG 2014) aims to be the largest event of its type to date in Israel, creating a global platform for collaboration, partnership and networking opportunities in the emerging Israeli oil and gas industry. The event is set for 18-20 November at the David Dead Sea Resort in Ein Bokek in Israel. Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
Arousing the ire of Israeli industrialists and environmentalists alike, the Sheshinski 2 Committee published its final recommendations on policies for taxing natural resources, softening its approach from a previous draft. Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
After 40 years, the Arad Towels factory, which provided a living for many of the residents of Arad, has closed down. Most of its production will shortly be transferred to the US. Some 200 workers have been laid off. Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
Israel's 3rd International Gran Fondo Arad – Dead Sea Road Biking Event will take place on January 10, 2015. Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
Products to be developed at Israel's newly created Eilat-Eilot (EE) Off Grid Hub will bring electricity, cooking fuel, and other benefits to the bottom fifth of the world's population, who have for decades been waiting for a better life. Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
Desert Ashram (Ashram Bamidbar) in Israel's Negev desert (north of Eilat) presents: Zorba the Buddha Festival, April 5 - 9, 2015. The festival features shows, workshops and meditation with the best instructors, gurus and musicians from Israel and abroad. Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
Israel's Red Sea Winter Jazz Festival will take place in Hangar 6 in Eilat's harbor from February 19 - 21, 2015. The Festival showcases a broad spectrum of jazz music from New Orleans jazz to the contemporary, including Latin and World music, bringing groups from across Israel and the world to Eilat. Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
Israel's Eilat Women's Festival will take place on February 12 - 14, 2015. The festival attracts more than 1,500 women of all ages from all over the country to enjoy a weekend of activities, quality time and women's harmony. The Festival includes workshops, lectures, entertainment, and an artistic program performed by the best artists in Israel. Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
On February 11-14 2015, Eilat, Israel, will host the 11th International Belly Dance festival. This festival is perfectly organized for dancers, teachers and amateurs as a vacation with a rich program and treats! Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
Israel's Eilot-Eilat Green Energy 6th International Conference & Exhibition will take place on December 7-9, 2014. The Conference is a global leading platform for presenting achievements and trends in Renewable Energy, Energy Conservation and alternative fuels by way of lectures, presentations, keynote speeches, panels, field trips and an exhibition. Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
The mountain slopes on the west side of the Dead Sea are full of amazing rivers (that are usually dry) and canyons. You can choose out of many levels of difficulty, from walks suitable for families with little children to climbing in the most dangerous routes. Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
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 Sep 22, 2014 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 Sep 21, 2014 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 Sep 21, 2014 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 Sep 20, 2014 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 Sep 20, 2014 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 Sep 20, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun
Hotel Map - Ein Bokek, Dead Sea, Israel Area Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2014 at Dead Sea Fun