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Floating in the Dead Sea  
   

Floating in the Dead Sea

This photo demonstrates the unusual buoyancy caused by high salinity
Jerusalem, Masada and the Dead Sea

March 4th 2008
Jerusalem Jerusalemis the capital and largest city of Israel. Its history goes back as far as the 4th millennium BC, making it one of the oldest cities in the world. Jerusalem has been the holiest city in Judaism and the spiritual centre of the Jewish people since the 10th century BC. The city contains a number of significant ancien ... read more
Middle East » Israel » Jerusalem District

Israeli Flag Following World War II, the British withdrew from their mandate of Palestine, and the UN partitioned the area into Arab and Jewish states, an arrangement rejected by the Arabs. Subsequently, the Israelis defeated the Arabs in a series of wars without... ... read more
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