Preferring to support the anti-Israeli BDS movement, the government’s antisemitic politics was so domineering that it refused Israel’s aid, even for sake of its water-parched citizens.
By Charles Gardner
As Jews celebrate the time in ancient Persia when they were rescued from annihilation, anti-Semitism rears its head at UK universities and the South African Parliament.
The effects of the longstanding drought that has struck South Africa’s Western Province could have been alleviated if they had accepted an Israeli offer of help, the Cape Town Parliament heard.
Israeli company harnesses the sun to purify water – Screenshot
In responding to a state of the nation address from new President Cyril Ramaphosa following the resignation of Jacob Zuma amidst allegations of corruption, opposition MP Kenneth Meshoe revealed that the Jewish state had offered their world-renowned expertise in the prevention of water shortages. Continue Reading »
Israel’s Minister for National Infrastructure, Energy & Water, Yuval Steinitz, explained, “The needs of the population are growing & there is decreasing precipitation. As a result, we are pressing forward with solutions to create water reserves for future years.”
By Ariel Whitman
Energy and Water Minister Yuval Steinitz on Tuesday met with experts to discuss the country’s water situation, following assessments from the Israel Water Authority and others said Israel was entering a fifth consecutive drought year.
Energy and Water Minister for Israel, Yuval Steinitz – Photo: Wikimedia
At the meeting, representatives from Mekorot, the national water company, and the IWA, submitted a report to Steinitz outlining the necessary actions the country must take in the immediate, short and intermediate future to prevent a national water shortage. Continue Reading »
The IDF’s Head of the Coordination for Government Activities in the Territories writes a letter imploring int’l community to step in before an impending water crisis hits the Palestinians, who refuse to meet with the Israelis to discuss its water management program.
By Itamar Eichner
The IDF has warned the international community that the water infrastructure in the West Bank and Gaza will collapse as long as the Palestinian Authority refuses to cooperate with Israel.
According to Head of the Coordination for Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT), Maj. Gen. Yoav Mordechai, the joint Israeli-Palestinian water distribution council—which manages water infrastructure in the West Bank—hasn’t met since 2010 due to the Palestinians’ refusal to approve water infrastructure upgrades in the West Bank settlements. Continue Reading »
VIDEO REPORT: California’s drought is wreaking havoc throughout the state and causing severe damage. An Israeli company has the technological solution for farmers in trouble.
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Israel to provide cybersecurity expertise and water conservation know-how to the Beverly Hills municipality, with hopes of future deals that may bring millions of dollars to Israel’s coffers.
By Itamar Eichner
At a time when the word agreement is mentioned in the United States primarily in the Iranian context, it was the Beverly Hills municipality that has unanimously passed a resolution to sign a strategic agreement with the Israel a few days ago.
Entrance toco – Photo: Peter Halmagyi
The vote on the resolution to sign the agreement, that will formalize cooperation in the fields of water conservation and cybersecurity, was accompanied by voters’ cheers. Continue Reading »
Israel to provide Beverly Hills with its know-how in cybersecurity & water conservation, which may bring millions of dollars to Israeli coffers if major projects are signed, as were with other municipalities in California.
By Itamar Eichner
The city of Beverly Hills has unanimously agreed to sign a strategic agreement with Israel.
At a time when the word agreement is mentioned in the United States primarily in the Iranian context, it was the Beverly Hills municipality that unanimously passed a resolution to sign a strategic agreement with the Israel a few days ago.
Entrance to Beverly Hills – Photo: Peter Halmagyi
The vote on the resolution was accompanied by voters’ cheers. Continue Reading »
Water from the Mediterranean Sea rushes through pipes en route to being filtered for use across Israel in a process called desalination, which could soon account for 80 percent of the country’s potable water. Photo: Ben Sales/JTA
Drawn from deep in the Mediterranean Sea, the water has flowed through pipelines reaching almost 4,000 feet off of Israel’s coast and, once in Israeli soil, buried almost 50 feet underground. Continue Reading »
ISRAEL21c takes a serious look at Israel’s worldwide reputation for its ability to turn barren desert into useful & arable land.
This past year’s erratic and violent weather is only a small taste of what’s to come, climate scientists predict, as the impact of global warming starts to hit. Weather will become more unpredictable, flooding will become even fiercer, and droughts and famine more widespread as land increasingly gives over to desert.
With desert covering a large part of its surface, Israel has had to quickly develop solutions for its lack of arable land and potable water. Continue Reading »