Water in Abundance at the Pool of Siloam

There is great joy in Israel this past week! Why?  Was one of the high holidays just observed?  No.  Has Hamas finally recognized the State of Israel?  Hardly.  Rather, the cause of joy is the abundance of rain that has fallen!  Making up for the lack of rain last...

Flooding in the Judean Desert

To a historical geographer, Israel is a very interesting country.  Literally within this small country of only about 300 miles in length, there are over a dozen “regions” that differ dramatically from one to the other.  It is within these regions that the...