Fun Facts about the Dead Sea

• It is the world’s saltiest large water body, with a salinity of 3000 mg/l., 8.6 times saltier than the ocean. • It’s called “Dead” because no animals or plants can live in such environment, although bacteria and microbial fungi are present. • The Dead Sea was the world’s first ever health resort! • Completely […]

What is the Dead Sea?

One of the most spectacular natural landscapes in the world, the Dead Sea is the world’s largest day spa, where people from all over the world throughout history have traveled to bask in its natural pure waters and mud, renowned for their legendary curative and therapeutic powers. In fact, the Dead Sea was actually recently […]

8 Fun Facts About Hanukkah

• Hanukkah is celebrated 8 days, even though the miracle of the oil was only 7 days (the first night was natural), to teach us that even seemingly natural events are really only hidden miracles as well. • The war of the Maccabees was the world’s first ideological war, fought by a small band of […]