Spencer Tunick , the artist known for gathering together hundreds of naked volunteers, is planning his next project at the lowest place on earth, the Dead Sea in Israel. He is using the Internet to raise money for it.
Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians signed a memorandum of understanding today that outlines regional water-sharing initiatives from the Red Sea to Dead Sea to relieve shortages in the arid lands, the World Bank said.
Dead Sea Scrolls scholars may soon pore over enhanced copies of the ancient scripts in a digital library posted in a joint project between Israel’s Antiquities Authority and Google Inc.’s Israeli development center.
Israel Corp., the Tel Aviv-based holding company controlled by billionaire Idan Ofer, may reap 15 times its investment in Israel Chemicals Ltd. if a $13.5 billion takeover bid by Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc., the world’s largest fertilizer maker, is approved by Israeli regulators.