Rain in Israel: A Blessing in Its Season
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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Israel’s recent rain and snow have been celebrated widely. My social media has been abuzz. Because winter rain is considered a blessing from God, there’s no concept in Israel of the English phrase, “Rain, rain go away. Come again another day.”  But with the possibility that heavy rains can cause damage and even death, we are careful to pray for …

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By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Israel Defense Forces and Civil Search and Rescue Teams Flown to Jordan After Flash Flooding Claims 17 People, Mostly Schoolchildren; Several Are Missing

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DEAD SEA, JORDAN — October 25, 2018 — IDF and civil rescue teams have been dispatched to Jordan after a bus carrying 37 schoolchildren and seven teachers was swept away by flash floods on the Jordanian side of the Dead Sea. At least 17 are dead; more than 20 were injured. Several are missing. The IDF sent helicopters and soldiers …

eHeziIsrael Defense Forces and Civil Search and Rescue Teams Flown to Jordan After Flash Flooding Claims 17 People, Mostly Schoolchildren; Several Are Missing