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Water

Let There Be Water: Israel’s Solution for a Water-Starved World by Seth M. Siegel

How Israel Is Helping the Worldwide Water Shortage by Oren Peleg, [Los Angeles] Jewish Journal, October 24, 2018 (see also movie, Sustainable Nation by Imagination Productions)

A Good Story about Israel and the Palestinians by Seth Siegel, The New York Times, July 13, 2017 (see also response, Another Lopsided Deal by Shoshana Bryen, American Thinker, July 19, 2017)

Can Israeli water technology save the world? by Jeevan Vipinachandran, The Times of Israel, June 19, 2017

West Bank water theft drains Israelis and Palestinians dry by Jacob Magid, The Times of Israel, June 9, 2017

Israel’s Water Authority shut off the Shiloh pipeline, saying illegal Palestinian drilling is wreaking havoc on the supply. Now everyone is suffering.

Doing the Impossible: Israeli Scientist Brings Agriculture to the Desert, Al Bawaba, May 22, 2017

10 ways Israel’s water expertise is helping the world by Abigail Klein Leichman, Israel 21c, March 20, 2017

To celebrate World Water Day on March 22, ISRAEL21c takes a look at 10 water innovation projects bringing clean water to communities across the world.

Israeli Start-Up Introduces Low-Cost Revolutionary Solution To The World’s Water Shortages by Yochanan Visser, Western Journalism, December 14, 2016

What goes down the drain can sustain the whole building by Abigail Klein Leichman, ISRAEL21c, December 11, 2016

Epic CleanTec took an Israeli technology for clean, odor-free disposal of dog waste and is applying it to high-rise buildings, starting in San Francisco.

Video: Can a Desert Nation Solve the World’s Water Shortage? (5’09”), Seth Siegel for Prager U., October 17, 2016

Israel Proves the Desalination Era is Here by Rowan Jacobsen, Scientific American, July 29, 2016 (also at Israel, One of the World’s Driest Countries, Is Now Overflowing With Water by Rowan Jacobsen, Global Voices, August 16, 2016)

Israel now gets 55 percent of its domestic water from desalination, and that has helped to turn one of the world’s driest countries into the unlikeliest of water giants. The country faces a previously unfathomable question: What to do with its extra water?

Poisoning the water in Judea and Samaria: The real story by Oded Revivi, The Times of Israel, July 3, 2016

Israel’s Water Revolution and Its Overflow for the World by Oded Distel, The Times of Israel, June 27, 2016

UK Independent Under Fire for Publishing Anti-Israel Water Libel That Went Viral, The Tower, June 16, 2016

Water in Israel: Never Waste a Good Opportunity by Shoshana Bryen, inFOCUS Quarterly, Spring 2016 (review of “Let There be Water: Israel’s Solution for a Water-Starved World” by Seth M. Siegel; see also video, Solving the Global Water Crisis [10’34”], Seth Siegel, June 20, 2016)

Israel Is the Unsung Hero in Water Management – Jennifer Schwab, The Huffington Post, February 12, 2016

Where Providing Water Is a Crime by Evelyn Gordon, Commentary, January 29, 2016

Israel, Jordan unveil $800m joint plan for ‘Red-Dead’ canal, The Times of Israel, December 1, 2015

As well as rejuvenating the rapidly diminishing Dead Sea, the canal will bring drinking water to both countries

How Israel Is Solving the Global Water Crisis by David Hazony, The Tower #31, October 2015

Video: Israel: The Water Exporters (6’41”), Boom Live, October 15, 2015

Hamas Admits Gazans Behind Water Crisis, Not Israel by Dalit Halevy, Arutz Sheva Israel National News, August 10, 2015

Hamas paper finds excessive digging of wells and pumping in Gush Katif lands evacuated in 2005 causing resource collapse.

How Israel defies drought by Christa Case Bryant, Christian Science Monitor, June 21, 2015

A resource for prosperity and peace by John Yemma, Christian Science Monitor, June 21, 2015

Tap dance: Water’s effect on Arab-Israeli relations by Christa Case Bryant, Christian Science Monitor, June 21, 2015

Selling the Desert’s Water-Conservation Lessons to the Rest of the World by Saki Knafo, The Atlantic, May 28, 2015

The Israeli company Netafim has developed an irrigation system that can grow plants with much less water, which has proven to be a good line of business amid increasing drought.

“Water Apartheid” is one of the BDS libels against Israel.

Israel’s first Jordanian PhD wants to bring peace through water by Renee Ghert-Zand, The Times of Israel, May 25, 2015

Aided by the Sea, Israel Overcomes an Old Foe: Drought by Isabel Kershner, The New York Times, May 29, 2015

The Middle East runs out of water by Daniel Pipes, The Washington Times, May 8, 2015

The Water of Life by Michael Ordman, The Jerusalem Post, March 25, 2015

NGOs and the Destructive Water Campaign Against Israel, NGO Monitor, March 22, 2015

IDE’s Israel seawater RO desalination plant sets world record for water production, WaterWorld, February 10, 2015

The Gaza Water Crisis by Pinhas Inbari, Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, Jerusalem Issue Brief Vol. 14, No. 27, August 14, 2014

The Myth of the Thirsty Palestinian by Akiva Bigman, The Tower, April 2014

Palestinian Water (and Martin Schulz): The Lack of Logic by Malcolm Lowe, Gatestone Institute, March 3, 2014

The Truth Behind the Palestinian Water Libels by Prof. Haim Gvirtzman, The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 238 February 24, 2014 (also at the Times of Israel, February 25)

Israeli Water, Mideast Peace? by Seth M. Siegel, The New York Times, February 17, 2014

Casual lies by David M. Weinberg, Israel Hayom, February 13, 2014

Israel Desalination Shows California Not to Fear Drought by Alisa Odenheimer and James Nash, Bloomberg, February 12, 2014

Exclusive: Israel, Jordan, PA to sign trilateral water swap, sales agreements by Sharon Udasin, The Jerusalem Post, December 9, 2013

A water war in Israel? Hardly. by Uri Resnick, The Los Angeles Times, November 20, 2013

“On the eve of the Six-Day War in 1967, the Palestinians had at their disposal 65 million cubic meters of natural freshwater per year. By 2006, because of intensive Israeli investment in water infrastructure in Palestinian areas and increased access to Israel’s supply, the figure was 180 million cubic meters.”

Water filters: a key to world peace? by David Shamah, The Times of Israel, November 11, 2013

“Far from being a ‘dry’ technical subject, filtration will ensure that life as we know it continues, says the CEO of Israeli water filtration company Amiad.”

Water Graphics by Mark Langfan

Making the Desert Bloom: Israel as a Leader in Water Technology, AIPAC, November 6, 2013

Israel’s ‘Rain Man’ conserves school water by Karin Kloosterman, Israel 21c, November 3, 2013

Video: Made in Israel: Water (11’32”) by The Official 700 Club, September 4, 2013

Thirsty in the West Bank? Must be all those chlorinated swimming pools by Elder Of Ziyon, August 7, 2013

How Israel beat the drought by David Horovitz, The Times of Israel, February 26, 2013

Swiss graduate in thesis : PA uses water as a political weapon by Missing Peace, January 8, 2013 (summary of Lauro Burkart’s MA thesis, “The politicization of the Oslo water agreement”)

The Israeli-Palestinian Water Conflict: An Israeli Perspective by Prof. Haim Gvirtzman, The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, January 1, 2012