Press Coverage

The following are articles written about EcoPeace’s ongoing efforts in the Jordan River project

[For publications relevant to this project, click here]

2016

December 9, 2016, Hamodiya (Hebrew)
Pumping water from the Kinneret
by Yisrael Hershkovitz

October 16, 2016, German TV
The Lower Jordan River (scroll to minute 04:00 – item ends at 12:20)
by Fokus Jerusalem

October 5, 2016, AJCNews.com
Roll, Jordan, roll
by Mordechai Specktor

August 4, 2016, Jerusalem Post
As Kinneret water level plummets, residents fear effects of prolonged drought
by Sharon Udasin

May, 2016, GEO Magazine (French)
What is the destiny for the River Jordan?
by Moshe Gilad (text) and Franck Vogel (photography)

April 2016, De Weit (German)
Would you kill for water? [English translation: How a sewer is turning enemies into friends]
by Gil Yaron

March 13, 2016, Plus61J
Cross-border preparation for peaceful coexistence
by Hunter Stuart

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2015

December 7, 2015, Haaretz
Israel-Jordan Water Pipeline Plan Shelved
(full article here)
by Noa Shpigel

November 15, 2015, FOCUS (German)
Holy Broth
by Ulla Thiede

November 9, 2015, Stefanie Zobl blog (German)
Jordan and Dead Sea: Water Crisis in the Middle East
by Stefanie Zobl

October 21, 2015, The Source Magazine
Healing the wounds of conflict through water diplomacy
by Hunter Stuart

September 30, 2015, ABC Radio
An Australian’s mission to save the dying Jordan River and prevent a water war
by Andrew West

September 27, 2015, +61j
Let the Jordan River Roll Again
by Jordan King Lacroix

September 21, 2015, Nederlands Dagblad
Ecological rehabilitation Jordan river will boost peace process (online version)
Ecological rehabilitation Jordan river will boost peace process (print version)
by Maarten Bakker

September 10, 2015, Kristeligt Dagblad (Danish)
Jordan River holy water has become a sewer
by Nikolaj Krak

August 26, 2015, Berliner Zeitung (German)
Freshwater treatment for the RIver Jordan
by Inge Gunther

August 14, 2015, NRG.co.il (Hebrew)
Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians will rehabilitate the Jordan River with 4.5 Billion US Dollars
by Asaf Gabor and Yair Kraus

August 11, 2015, TheThirdPole.net
Israel, Jordan and Palestine pledge to clean up Jordan River
by Zofeen T Ebrahim

August 11, 2015, Danish Broadcasting
Jordan River Master Plan
by Hanne Foighel

July 16, 2015, German Deutschlandfunk Radio (German, translated to English)
NGO Master Plan of the Jordan River Valley

July 12, 2015, i24 News
The Plan to Save the River Jordan
by Uri Shapira

July 12, 2015, The Media Line
Holy to Half of Humanity – the Polluted Water of the Jordan River
by Robert Swift

July 7, 2015, Calcalist (Hebrew)
Save the Jordan
by Danny Rubenstein

July 6, 2015, Times of Israel
Princess Charlotte christened with ‘sterilized’ water from River Jordan, fortunately
by AP and Times of Israel staff

July 6, 2015, Christian Today
Jesus’ baptism site to get tourist boost after becoming world heritage site
by Ruth Gledhill

June 23, 2015, Galei Tzahal Radio (Hebrew)
Environment Day in the Knesset – Gidon Bromberg interviewed about the Jordan River Master Plan (scroll to minute 44:45)

June 19, 2015, Jordan Zad.com (Arabic)
An Israeli Palestinian Jordanian Project to Counter ISIS “Daesh”

June 19, 2015, Al Madenah News (Arabic)
Maariv: $ 4.5 billion to bring life to the River Jordan

June 18, 2015, International Business Times
Christians ‘bathing in raw sewage’ at Jesus Christ’s baptism site in West Bank
by Orlando Crowcroft

June 18, 2015, Times of Israel
Baptism by mire? In Jordan River, sewage mucks up Christian rite
by Melanie Lidman

June 18, 2015, Al Ghad (Arabic)
In order to save the Jordan
Translated from Maariv, Tamar Dressler

June 18, 2015, Maariv (Hebrew)
From the printed version: Jumping in the Water… (pg.1) / (pg. 2)
Weblink: Jumping in the Water: A Special Project to Rehabilitate the Jordan River Valley
by Tamar Dressler

June 18, 2015, Al Jazeera (Arabic)
Israeli Newspapers Discuss Plans to Rehabilitate the Jordan River and the Future of Syrian Druz

June 16, 2015, Maan News (Arabic)
Will donor money return life to the Jordan River?

June 15, 2015, The Media Line
New Plan for Jordan Valley
by Linda Gradstein

June 12, 2015, Niroon News (Arabic)
Under the auspices of the Minister of Water and Irrigation: Master Plan for the rehabilitation of the Jordan River

June 11, 2015, Times of Israel
To heal defiled Jordan River, activists wade into murky regional politics
by Melanie Lidman

June 11, 2015, i24 news
A Regional Challenge: Protecting the Dead Sea
by Uri Shapira

June 11, 2015, Syrian News Station (Arabic)
Jordan and Israel are discussing a joint plan for the rehabilitation of the Jordan River

June 11, 2015, Jerusalem Post
River pollution unites Israelis, Jordanians, Palestinians
by Tovah Lazaroff

June 10, 2015, Huffington Post
To Serve and to Keep: Responding to Pope Francis’ Call to Become Protectors of Creation
by Rabbi Lawrence Troster and Jeff Odell Korgen

June 10, 2015, Independence News
Students Learn About a Regional NGO Plan to Rehabilitate the Jordan River Valley

June 10, 2015, Addustour (Arabic)
Emphasizing the need to rehabilitate and develop the Jordan River Basin

June 9, 2015, Alwakeel News (Arabic)
With a 4.5 billion Plan, Palestinian Israeli Jordanian Look to Rehabilitation of the River Jordan

June 9, 2015, Alraya Jordan (Arabic)
During the Regional Conference for the Rehabilitation of the Jordan River Conference

June 9, 2015, Ynet.co.il (Hebrew)
Israel and Jordan cooperating over rehabilitation of the Jordan River

June 9, 2015, NRG.co.il (Hebrew)
Finding A Common Denominator: A Plan to Rehabilitate the Jordan River
by Yair Kraus and Assaf Gabor

June 9, 2015, Walla News (Hebrew)
Israel, the Palestinains and Jordan cooperate to rehabilitate the Jordan River
by Amir Tibon

June 9, 2015, GreenProphet
Galilee to Dead Sea: Jordan Valley’s first-ever regional master plan!

June 9, 2015, Albawaba Business
New Jordan Valley ‘Marshall Plan’ brings hope for future Palestinian prosperity

June 9, 2015, Embassy of Sweden in Amman
Investing in our Shared Future: NGO Regional Master Plan for Sustainable Development in the Jordan Valley: Opening address by Ambassador of Sweden to Jordan, HE Helena Rietz

May 13, 2015, Assawsana News (Arabic)
MasterPlan for the Rehabilitation of the Lower Jordan River

May 12, 2015, Maan News (Arabic)
National MasterPlan for the Rehabilitation of the Lower Jordan River

May 12, 2015, Ammon News (Arabic)
National MasterPlan for the Rehabilitation of the Lower Jordan River

May 10, 2015, Niroon News (Arabic)
Rehabilitation of the Jordan River: Conference in the Dead Sea Under the Patronage of his Excellency Minister of Water and Irrigation

May 10, 2015, Alghad news (Arabic)
Alnaser: MasterPlan for the Rehabilitation of the Jordan River Basin

May 10, 2015, Jordan1 News (Arabic)
Plans for the Rehabilitation of the Jordan River

May 10, 2015, Deeretna News (Arabic)
Dead Sea: MasterPlan for the Rehabilitation of the Jordan River Basin

May 9, 2015, Khaberni News (Arabic)
Masterplan for the Rehabilitation of the Jordan River from Taiberias to the the Dead Sea

May 9, 2015, Petra News Agency (Arabic)
Plans for the Rehabilitation of the Jordan River Basin

May 9, 2015, Roya TV (Arabic)
MasterPlan for the Rehabilitation of the Jordan River
(scroll to minute 8:20)

May 9, 2015, Royanews Jordanian (Arabic)
Holistic plan for the rehabilitation of the Jordan River Basin

April 26, 2015, Israel TV Channel 9 (Russian)
A Holy Place is Dirty
by Tatiana Korach

April 23, 2015, WBEZ91.5
Worldview: The politics surrounding the Jordan River Valley’s fresh water

April 20, 2015, Israel Channel 1 TV (Hebrew)
Earth Day on the Jordan River with U.S, Ambassador Dan Shapiro and EcoPeace
(scroll to minute 52:47)

April 20, 2015, Israel Channel 2 TV (Hebrew)
Earth Day on the Jordan River with U.S. Ambassador Dan Shapiro and EcoPeace

April 20, 2015, Ynet.co.il (Hebrew)
U.S. Ambassador loves felafel – Earth Day with EcoPeace on the Jordan River
by Itamar Eichner and Rotem Elizera

April 20, 2015, Walla News (Hebrew)
U.S. Ambassador supports the rehabilitation of the Jordan River

April 20, 2015, Yediot Aharonot (Hebrew)
The Ambassador that likes felafel (Earth Day on the Jordan River with EcoPeace)

April 20, 2015, Jerusalem Post
River Runs Through It (Earth Day on the Jordan River with U.S. Ambassador Dan Shapiro and EcoPeace)
by Sharon Udasin

April 13, 2015, Skoll World Forum
Reilgion, Geopolitics and power along the River Jordan
(Video session of it here)
by Gidon Bromberg

April 13, 2015, EdenKeeper
EcoPeace Gives Jordan River Update at URI Interfaith Workshop
by Aisha Abdelhamid

April 4, 2015, RTL News (Dutch)
Jordan River
by Laurens Samson

March 18, 2015, Episcopal News Service
Holy Land groups pave path to peace with commonality and trust
by Matthew Davies

March 18, 2015, Episcopal News Service
Video: EcoPeace Middle East: Saving the Jordan River
by Matthew Davies

March 18, 2015, Eurphrates Institute blog
Is there a connection between religion and the environment? You bet!
by Janessa Wilder
(click here for photos of the conference)

March 1, 2015, Jerusalem Post
Tiberias wastewater heads to new treatment plant, curbing raw sewage flow in Jordan River
by Sharon Udasin

February 24, 2015, La Croix (French)
The Jordan River…
by Melinee Priol

January 10, 2015, Jordan Times
Regional water cooperation as a driver for peace
by Helena Gröndahl Rietz
(read here in Arabic in the Al Rai newspaper)

January 9, 2015, SBS Australian News
‘Basically sewerage’: Jordanian, Israeli, Palestinian environmentalists band together to clean river
by Peggy Giakoumelos

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2014

December 6, 2014, Maan News Network (Arabic)
Conference on Jordan River – at the Dead Sea

November 18, 2014, AlWatan Voice (Arabic)
Delegation from Chamber of Commerce and Industry Participate in a FoEME Conference

November 16, 2014, Kermalkom news (Arabic)
Israeli-Palestinian-Jordanian plan for the development of the Jordan River Basin

November 14, 2014, Ynet.co.il (Hebrew)
In the shadow of tensions: Environment brings together Israelis and Jordanians
by Ro’i Kais

November 12, 2014, Maariv (Hebrew)
Peretz’s last day in office
by Arik Bender

November 11, 2014, Yediot Aharonot (Hebrew)
Yakov Perry in Jordan
by Itamar Eichner

November 11, 2014, JPost / Maarive on-line (Hebrew)
Minister Perry in Jordan: Convene a regional summit as soon as possible
by Donna Somberg

November 10, 2014, Ynet.co.il (Hebrew)
Perry: We need a diplomatic horizon
by Ro’i Kais

November 2, 2014, National Geographic, Water Currents
Can Desalination Help Save a Holy River?
by Brian Richter

October, 2014, Masa Acher (Hebrew)
Rehabilitating the River Jordan

October 22, 2014, Walla news (Hebrew)
Plan to rehabilitate the River Jordan progressing
by Eli Ashkenazi

October 5, 2014, Haaretz (Hebrew)
Many and muddy waters will flow in the Jordan until it is revived
(Click here for the full article in PDF format)
by Zafrir Rinat

September 1, 2014, Haaretz
Baptism in the River Jordan
by Mike Rogoff

September, 2014, EdenKeeper
Israel, Palestine, and the Jordan River Water Crisis
by Aisha Abdelhamid

September 2014, Origins – Current Events in Historical Perspective
Baptized in the Jordan: Restoring a Holy River
by Francesca de Chatel

May 25, 2014, Jerusalem Post
Bezalel, int’l architects to redesign ‘Gesher’ compound at Jordan River Peace Park
by Sharon Udasin

April 25, 2014, NewsScientist
Multifaith bid to save River Jordan may inspire peace
by Fred Pearce

April 21, 2014, Oriental Morning Post (Chinese)
Green war and peace, may make a change in the Jordan River
by Shi Yi

April 9, 2014, Israel 21c
‘Crossing the Jordan’ links faith, ecology
by Abigail Klein Leichman

March 19, 2014, Maan News (Arabic)
Palestinian delegations visit the Jordan River

March 17, 2014, Roya News Broadcast (Arabic)
Public Hearing in Amman on the Lower Jordan Valley NGO Transboundary Master Plan Baselide report

February 22, 2014, National Geographic
Biblical Waters: Can the Jordan River Be Saved?
by Peter Schwartzstein

February 6, 2014, Al Monitor
Israel-Palestinian peace requires realism on Jordan Valley
by Akiva Eldar

January 18, 2014, Jerusalem Post
Peace on the ground, through ecological conservation
by Sharon Udasin

January 15, 2014, Swedish Radio (Swedish)
Water war and eco peace by the Jordan River
by Anne Markowski and Sara Torsner

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2013

December 11, 2013, The Interfaith Center for Sustainable Development
Religious Leaders Pour Hope into Jordan River
by Neria Greniman and Rachel Winner

December 4, 2013, Deeretna news (Arabic)
Swedish Minister concluded a visit to the Mouth of the Jordan River and South Shuna
by Samar Salma

November 29, 2013, Elijah Newsletter
Elijah Pledges to Preserve the Jordan River

November 25, 2013, Alliance for Peacebuilding
Friends of the Earth Middle East: 2013 Conferences
by Mira Edelstein

November 23, 2013, Jerusalem Post
Different faiths come together in support of the Jordan River
by Sharon Udasin

November 22, 2013, Environment and Climate in the Middle East
Jordan River Conference, “Good Water Neighbors” Conference, new pulbications – Friends of the Earth, Middle East

November 22, 2013, Port Washington News
Int’l Enviro Group Visits
By Linda Portney Goldstein

November 17, 2013, Green Prophet
Religions Sign On to Save the River Jordan
by Karin Kloosterman

November 17, 2013, SBS Audio (Hebrew)
Petta Jones Pellach at FoEME’s Jordan River Conference

November 13, 2013, The Telos Group
Doing the things that make for peace: Friends of the Earth Middle East
by Todd Deatherage

November 10, 2013, Deeretna News (Arabic)
The Opening of the Conference of the Rehabilitation of the Jordan River

October 30, 2013, Christianity Today
All You Need to Know About Prince George and the Jordan
by Kevin P. Emmert

October 21, 2013, The Media Line
Can Water Diplomacy Bring Free Flowing Peace?
by Rye Druzin

October 9, 2013, New York Times
In a Polluted Stream, a Pathway to Peace
by Jeff Wheelwright

October 9, 2013, Medill Report Chicago
Restore the Jordan River: Mideast environmentalists seek support in Chicago
by Monika Wnuk

October 8, 2013, WBEZ91.5 Radio (Chicago, USA)
Water issues in the Middle East

September 10, 2013, Ha’aretz (Hebrew)
Will the power plant in Naharayim turn into a Park?
by Keshet Rosenblum
Article in English: An Israeli-Jordanian Park: Mission Impossible?

September 10, 2013, OmVarlden (Swedish)
Jordan: a door to peace
by Ylva Kullander

September 5, 2013, Water Briefing
Rehabilitation of Jordan River crucial for Middle East water security

September 4, 2013, Israel Channel 10 TV (Hebrew)
Making a Change
(Gidon Bromberg talking about Grey Water Reuse at minute 40:25)

September 3, 2013, VA NYHETER (German)
Radder Floden
by Eva Boss

August 16, 2013, Salzburger Nachrichten (German)
The Jordan River Flows Again
by Gil Yaron

August 15, 2013, Ynet
Release Water, Not Only Prisoners
by Oded Eran and Gidon Bromberg

August 11, 2013, Der Tagesspiegel (German)
Cross the Jordan River; Flow of Water
by Gil Yaron

August 8, 2013, Stuttgarter Nachrichten (German)
Thus the Jordan Roars Again
by Gil Yaron

August 6, 2013, Christian Century
Roll Jordan, roll – sort of
by David Heim

June 2013, Smithsonian Magazine
Is a Lack of Water to Blame for the Conflict in Syria?
by Joshua Hammer

June 2013, America Abroad
The Politics of the Jordan River
by Linda Gradstein

May 29, 2013, Green Prophet
The Real Jordan River Will Flow from the Sea of Galilee Once Again
by Karin Kloosterman

May 28, 2013, RT.com
Free flow: Israel lifts 49-year blockage of Jordan River

May 27, 2013, Haaretz (Hebrew)
Water Cannot Wait
Oden Eran and Gidon Bromberg

May 26, 2013, Jerusalem Post
Water flows from Lake Kinneret to Jordan River
by Sharon Udasin

May 17, 2013, Jerusalem Post
Kinneret water to be released into Jordan River
by Sharon Udasin

May 17, 2013, Haaretz
For first time, Israel’s Water Authority to pump Kinneret water into Jordan River (English)
Read the article here in Hebrew
by Zafrir Rinat

May 17, 2013, Environment and Climate in the Middle East
For first time, Israel’s Water Authority to pump Kinneret water into Jordan River – Haaretz / Jerusalem Post

April 21, 2013, BBC Radio
Interview with Rabbi Frank Dabba Smith and Imam Shahab Hussein about the Lower Jordan River (go to minute 31:15)
by Ed Stourto

April 16, 2013, Stockhom Water Front Magazine
A Last Ditch Effort to Save the Jordan River
by Rami Abdelrahman

April 8, 2013, Al Monitor
Knesset Member: Israel, Region, Must Cooperate on Environment
by Mazal Mualem

March 22, 2013, Forbes
World Water Day 2013: Water as a Catalyst for Peace
by Sylvia Lee, Skoll Global Threats Program

March 2013, Schneller (German)
A River of Eden Beyond
by Anwar Abu Hammour

March 21, 2013, Wake Forest Univeristy Newspaper
Exploring Jordan’s historical waterways
by Joey DeRosa

March 15, 2013, Huffington Post – OpEd
President Obama, When in the Middle East, Walk on Water
by Oded Eran and Gidon Bromberg

January 2013, Missio Magazine (German)
The Jordan: Frontier workers and bridge builders
by Gundula Madeleine Tegtmeyer

January 28, 2013, Jerusalem Post
Kinneret rises to near full capacity
by Sharon Udasin

January 26, 2013, Walla News (Hebrew)
Tourist Park for Israelis and Jordanians takes off…
by Kobi David

January 24, 2013, The Marker
Water prices will continue to rise because of the Tycoons
by Gidon Bromberg

January 20, 2013, Palestinian TV (video – Arabic)
Interview on Palestinian TV with FoEME’s Nader Khateeb and Deputy Patriarch

January 19, 2013, National Geographic News Watch
Ecological Healing in the ‘Holyland’
by Saleem Ali

January 10, 2013, Walla (Hebrew)
Is it worth it to desalinate?
Oped by Gidon Bromberg

January, 2013, Zeozwei Environmental Magazine (German)
War on the holy  River Jordan – is there still hope?
by Ranveig Eckhoff

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2012

December 2012, Global News (German)
The threat to the Jordan
Text by Inga Stocker

November 7, 2012, Water World
Master plan to help clean up Jordan River Basin

November 7, 2012, Environmental Analyst
Royal HaskoningDHV to write Jordan river plan

November 5, 2012, Washington Post
Royal HaskoningDHV to Create Master Plan for Jordan River Water

November 5, 2012, Bloomberg News
Royal HaskoningDHV to Create Master Plan for Jordan River Water
By Randall Hackley

November 2, 2012, NieuwsBank
Royal HaskoningDHV develops master plan for Jordan River Basin

November 2, 2012, Royal HaskoningDHV website
Royal HaskoningDHV Develops Master Plan for Jordan River Basin
By Suzette Schreuder

October 31, 2012, Addustor (Arabic)
An Agreement with Israel to Bring Life Back to the Jordan River

October 22, 2012, Yediot Aharonot
Once Pristine, Now Polluted, There’s Hope Yet for Jordan River (English)
by Amir ben David
PDF of Hard Copy newspaper (Hebrew)

October 9, 2012, Ad Dustour (Arabic)
Jordanian Hemmeh – when investment turns into a disaster… and disappears off the list of tourism

October 2, 2012, Ha’aretz
Israel, Jordan taking steps to clean up Jordan River water
Read here the full article in PDF version
by Zafrir Rinat

October 2, 2012, Ha’aretz (Hebrew)
Environmentalists are worried:  Waste water treatment will improve water quality in the Jordan River, but will reduce water quantity
by Zafrir Rinat

October 2012, De Brug (Dutch)
It’s good for Israelis, Jordanians, Palestinians as they manage their water resources together
by Max Arian

September 11, 2012, You Tube
MK Dr. Nahman Shai on the Jordan River / SIWI Seminar in Amman (Video, Hebrew)

September 5, 2012, Bloomberg News
Royal Haskoning To Work On Rehabilitation Of Lower Jordan River
by Gwen Ackerman

August 28, 2012, Duetsche Welle
A last ditch effort to rescue the River Jordan
by Vanessa O’Brien

July 2012, Christian Century
Can the Jordan Roll Again?
by Michael Schwartz

June 29, 2012, State of Formation
Speaking of Israel
by Yaira Robinson

June 23, 2012, Jordan and Jerusalem: A Hales Group Expedition
The Other Mideast Crisis
by dbostdorff

June 15, 2012, Energy Digital
Erin Brockovich on the World Water Crisis
by Carin Hall

June 13, 2012, United Nations Office in Geneva
Media Seminar on Peace in the Middle East Discusses Civil Society in Media and Film, & Youth Activism and Social Media

June 7, 2012, America Abroad
The Politics of the Jordan River
by Linda Gradstein

May 10, 2012, San Francisco Examiner
Last Call at the Oasis takes on water crisis
by Lauren Gallagher

April 25, 2012, AlMustaqbal Al-Arabi News (Arabic)
A huge project to convert the Bakoura into a national park and the government closes its ears
by Shaker Al Jawhari

April 16, 2012, Ad Dustour (Arabic)
The Committee of Health and Environment in the Lower House of Parliament requesting the conversion of Bakoura into a national park
by Jameel AlSaydieh

March 30, 2012, Green Prophet
Sea of Galilee Rises Two Meters But Still Runs Short of Water
by Maurice Picow

March 28, 2012, Jerusalem Post
Lessons from Australia for the lower Jordan River
by Gidon Bromberg

March 27, 2012 Radio Eco 99 (Hebrew)
Gidon Bromberg interview on the Jordan River and Chris Hammer visit

March 23, 2012, Ynet.co.il (Hebrew)
An Australian River returns to life.  Soon for the Lower Jordan River??
by Billi Frenkel

March 20, 2012, France 24
World Water Forum: Thirst for a Change (video – see minute 5:05)
By Claire Williams, Lara Melloul, Mairead Dundas, and Marina Bertsch

March 2012, Water Around the Mediterranean (see page 10)
The Jordan River: Declining, Disappearing, Endangered
by Yosra  Albakkar and Catherine Brown

February 10, 2012, Yediot Aharonot (Hebrew)
The Old Man from Naharayim
by Nahum Barnea

February 1, 2012, Huffington Post
Christian Pilgrimage and Middle Eastern Water Scarcity
by Rachel Havrelock

January 11, 2012, Solutions for Water
Transboundary Cooperation in the Lower Jordan River Basin
by Jauad El Kharraz

January, 2012, Fisheries and Fishfarming Magazine (Hebrew)
Roadmap for the Rehabilitation of the Jordan River (page 17-24)
by Gilad Safir, Youval Arbel, Gidon Bromberg, Elizabeth Ya’ari

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2011

December 23, 2011, Jerusalem Post
Sewage clogs Jordan River south of baptism site
by Sharon Udasin

December 23, 2011, Environment and Climate in the Middle East
Sewage clogs Jordan River south of baptism site – Jerusalem Post
by Sharon Udasin

December 22, 2011, The Independent
Israel to pump life back into sacred river
by Enjoli Liston

December 21, 2011, Arab News
Israel to restore clean water to Jordan River
by AP

December 21, 2011, Qantara. de
Peace through Environmental Protection
by Claudia Mende

December 20, 2011, Washington Post
Israel pledges to pump clean water to restore biblical Jordan River
by AP

December 20, 2011, Yahoo news
Israel to restore clean water to Jordan Rver
by AP

December, 2011, Orion Magazine
Holy Water
by Stephan Faris

December 2, 2011, The Israeli Internationalist (Blog)
Water: The Promise of a Bountiful Peace?
by Daniel Easterman

November 24, 2011, Ynet.co.il (Hebrew)
Environmental catastrophe: No fish in the Lower Jordan
by Tomer Porat

November 22, 2011, Polasa (Russian)
Save the Jordan River

November 20, 2011, Radio Galei Tzahal (Hebrew)
Impressions from Jordan River conference

November 20, 2011, Ha’aretz
Study: For a healthy Jordan River, divert less water to agriculture
by Zafrir Rinat

November 18, 2011, Jerusalem post
Restoration of Jordan River up for debate
by Sharon Udasin

November 17, 2011 NRG.co.il (Hebrew)
Agriculture or River? How to rehabilitate the Jordan?

November 17, 2011 Ynet.co.il (Hebrew)
Water Cuts to Farmers Essential for Rehabilitation of the River Jordan
by Tomer Porat

November 17, 2011, The Marker (Hebrew)
Water Authority:  Israel might be asked to allocate more water to Jordan
by Amiram Cohen

November 17, 2011, News1 (Hebrew)
Rehabilitation of the Jordan River – at the expense of Agriculture?
by Meirav Arad

November 17, 2011, Nana10 (Hebrew)
Israel might be asked to allocate more water to Jordan
by Amiram Cohen

November 16, 2011, Radio Reshet Bet – Evening News (Hebrew)
Jordan River Conference – FoEME’s Dr. Youval Arbel interviewed
by Noam Bar Shalom

November 16, 2011, Radio Voice of the Galil
Jordan River conference

November 16, 2011, Take Part
Gidon Bromberg on Jordan River Rehab; No Longer a Pipe Dream
by Sal Cardoni

November 14, 2011, Euro-Med Info on Water Issues website EMWIS
Roadmap for the Rehabilitation of the Lower Jordan River

November 13, 2011, Ha’aretz
Rubbing salt into the wound
by Yossi Sarid

November 3, 2011, Ma’an News Agency
Palestinian engineer awarded coexistence prize

October 31, 2011, Israland (Russian)
Mount Zion Award presented to Friends of the Earth Middle East

October 30, 2011, Dormition Abby website
Tribute to 2011 Mount Zion Awardees
On YouTube

October 30, 2011, Polosa (Russian)
Mount Zion Award presented to Friends of the Earth Middle East

October 30, 2011, Reshet Dalet – Yoman Erev (Arabic)
Mount Zion Award for the Rehabilitation of the Jordan River

October 29, 2011, Reshet Bet Radio – Way to Nature (Hebrew)
Mount Zion Award for the Rehabilitaton of the Jordan River

October 17, 2011, TakePart
Going Down to the River Jordan
Gallery: Photo of the Day

September 24, 2011, Le Monde (French)
Jordan River Multimedia Story:  The Water War:  The Jordan
by Celia Pernot

September 21, 2011, Disputed Waters
River Jordan
by Celia Pernot

September 19, 2011, Green Prophet
Following Naked Dead Sea – Would You Strip for the Jordan River?
by Maurice Picow

August 23, 2011, Revovle Magazine
The Jordan River:  Declining, Disappearing, Endangered
by Yosra Albakkar and Catherine Browne

April 6, 2011, Global Mag (French)
Jordan; death of a River
by Christofer Jauneau

April 1, 2011, WBEZ 91.5 (Radio)
Jordan River water project hopes to re-energize the Middle East peace process
by Worldview

April 1, 2011, NPR radio
Jordan River water project hopes to re-energize the Middle East peace process

April 2011, The Moderns
Water, Water Everywhere – But Not Forever: Friends of the Earth Middle East

March 31, 2011, The Jewish  Chronicle
A water crisis on the way for Middle East

March 8, 2011, Jordan Times
Conservationists call for rehabilitating Jordan River
by Hana Namrouqa

March 7, 2011, Jewish Daily Forward
A Matter of Life and Death
by Michael Kaminer

March 3, 2011, Marc Steiner Radio show
Gidon Bromberg during the J Street Conference

January 18, 2011, The Toronto Star
Faith, tradition, sewage meet in the River Jordan
by Linda Gradstein

January 18, 2011, Examiner.com
Should Christians get an ‘Epiphany’ about traveling to the Middle East?
by Paul Wood

January 14, 2011, Spiegel On-Line (German)
Baptism in a Polluted Trickle
by Thies Schnack

January 11, 2011, Readme.co.il (Hebrew)
Huge festival for the rehabilitation of the Jordan River:  a thousand singers will sing for the Jordan

January 11, 2011, News 1 (Hebrew)
One thousand singers for the rehabilitation of the Jordan River
by Reuven Leib

January 10, 2011, Spiegel On-Line (German)
Holy Baptism in Dirty Broth
by Christoph Seidler

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2010

December 26, 2010, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (German)
Im Taufrausch
by David Schelp

December 22, 2010, Ynet.co.il (Hebrew)
The dying rivers will receive 50% more water
by Yael Dar’el

December 14, 2010, Ha’aretz (Hebrew)
Who Will Dry Up First?
by Meirav Michaeli

November 17, 2010, Hamburg Abendblatt
About the Jordan
by Philip Volkmann-Schluck

November 6, 2010, Embassy of Sweden in Amman Website
Discussions on the environmental situation of the Lower Jordan River

October 5, 2010, PBS News Hour
In Middle East, Coalition Aims to Ease Tension Over Water Resources
with Fred de Sam Lazaro

September 24, 2010, the Presbyterian Outlook
European Parliament concerned at state of Jordan River
by Judith Sudilovsky

September 23, 2010, World Council of Churches
European Parliament concerned at state of Jordan River
by Judith Sudilovsky

September 16, 2010, The Marker (Hebrew)
101 Most Influential People in Environmental Planning
Magazine Staff

September 15, 2010, Zahav. ru (Russian)
European Parliament: “To support the efforts to clean up the Jordan”

September 14, 2010, Baltimore Jewish Times
EU Calls for Jordan River Rehabilitation
JTA Wire Service

September 14, 2010, Galatz Radio (Hebrew)
EU Parliament supports the rehabilitation of the Lower Jordan River
Morning talk

September 14, 2010, Valley of Springs Municipal Paper
Raising awareness to the plight of the Jordan River

September 14, 2010, French TV TF1
The Mythical Jordan River almost dry

September 13, 2010, Jerusalem & Religions
Europe passes resolution rehabilitation of the Jordan River

September 13, 2010, Kol Yisrael Radio, Reshet Bet (Hebrew)
EU Parliament supports the rehabilitation of the Lower Jordan
Hourly news

September 13, 2010, Nrg.co.il (Hebrew)
The EU Parliament supports the rehabilitation of the Lower Jordan
by Dalia Mazori

September 13, 2010, Globes (Hebrew)
The EU Parliament in an historic resolution:  support the rehabilitation of the Jordan River
by Shira Horesh

September 13, 2010, the Greens in the EU Parliament (French)
The situation of the River Jordan
by Nicole Kiil-Nielson

September 7, 2010, Ha’aretz
Christians unite in Israel for mass baptism
By DPA and Haaretz Service

September 6, 2010, Israeli Embassy in South Africa
Weekly Israeli Roundup

August 26, 2010, the Baptist Standard
Faith Digest
By Staff

August 20, 2010, Ynet News
Jumping into turbid waters
by Yael Darel

August 20, 2010, HaKibbutz (Hebrew)
Environmental baptism
By Shuval Geva

August 19, 2010, Challenge Weekly
Jordan’s water polluted?
by Administrator

August 18, 2010, United Christian Broadcasters
Radio Interview, on the State of the Jordan River
with Paul Hammon

August 18, 2010, HTB Russian TV (Russian)
Jordan may repeat the fate of the Aral Sea
By Vladislav Sorokin

August 18, 2010, Palestine Monitor
How Israeli mangos are drying up the River Jordan

August 18, 2010, Bikyamasr
Israel financing river rehabilitation
By Joseph Mayton

August 16, 2010, NRG.co.il (Video)
Israelis, Palestinians and Jordanian support the Jordan River
By Michal Hochberg

August 16, 2010, Radio All for Peace (Hebrew)
The Big Jump
Gali Kincolkin, Producer

August 16, 2010, Jerusalem Post (Hebrew)
Israelis, Jordanians and Palestinians together to save the Jordan River
By Limor Shoshani

August 16, 2010, Jerusalem Post
Jump for Jordan

August 16, 2010, Israel TV Channel 23 (Hebrew)
Item #297 – the Big Jump (from minute 20)
with Ben Caspit

August 16, 2010, Israel Today (Hebrew)
Cooperative Baptism
By Dani Berner

August 16, 2010, Kan-Naim (Hebrew)
FoEME: Israeli and Palestinian youth call to Save the Jordan River
By Shuli Songo

August 16, 2010, Radio All for Peace (Hebrew)
News items

August 15, 2010, Israel TV Channel 1 (Hebrew)
From Everywhere – The Big Jump

August 15, 2010, Ynet.co.il (Hebrew)
Jumping into turbid waters
by Yael Darel

August 15, 2010, NRG.co.il (Hebrew)
The Big Jump into the Jordan River: Youth support the Jordan River
by nrg / Maariv

August 15, 2010, Ha’aretz
Jumping into the water without negotiations or preconditions
by Haaretz staff

August 15, 2010, Haaretz (Hebrew)
Young Israelis and Palestinians take part in the ‘Big Jump’ into the Jordan River
By Haaretz staff

August 15, 2010, Epoch Times (Hebrew)
Big Jump to Save Rivers – in Israel, Youth jumped into the Jordan
By Marlene Aviva Greenfeter

August 15, 2010, Reshet Bet Radio (Hebrew)
This Morning

August 15, 2010, Radio Eco99 (Hebrew)
Green News

August 15, 2010, Radio Eco99 (Hebrew)
EcoLife

August 15, 2010, Radio Haifa (Hebrew)
Green News

August 14, 2010, RT
Middle East in feud over water
by Paula Slier

August 14, 2010, Radio Eco99 (Hebrew)
Morning show

August 14, 2010, Reshet Bet Radio (Hebrew)
On Sunday

August 12, 2010 Israel 21c
Go Jump in the (Jordan) River

August 6, 2010, ASSIST News Service
Environmental group says Jordan River unsafe for baptisms
By Michael Ireland

August 8, 2010, Green Prophet
Despite Everything, Shrinking Dead Sea is a Popular Tourist Destination
by Maurice Picow

August 5, 2010, Columbian National Radio (Spanish)
The Jordan is so polluted it is dangerous for baptisms
Radio version
by Hernan Restrepo

August 4, 2010, Jordan Times
Baptism Site water safe – officials
by Mohammad Ben Hussein

August 2, 2010, Radio All for Peace (Hebrew)
Morning program
with Tami Mold Hayu

August 2, 2010, Notes from the Levant
Pollution fears at river Jordan pilgrimage spot
by Richard Parker

August 1, 2010, National Geographic News Watch
Is river where Jesus was baptized unsafe for baptisms?

August 2, 2010, Christian Post
Jordan River Unsafe for Baptisms, Says Environmental Group
by Jenna Lyle

August 1, 2010, Christian Today
Jordan River unsafe for baptisms – environmental Group
by Jenna Lyle

August 1, 2010, NewscastMedia.com
Environmental group says poluted Jordan River unsafe for baptisms
by Joseph Ernst

July 30, 2010, Washington Post
Environmentalists say pollution makes baptism at sacred spot in Jordan River unsafe
By Janine Zacharia

July 29, 2010, ABC news
River Jordan Baptismal Site Closes Over Pollution Scare
by Simon McGregor Woods

July 29, 2010, Reuters
FEATURE – Feeble, choked River Jordan struggles for salvation
by Douglas Hamilton

July 29, 2010, The Underground
Israel, Jordan and green group dispute Jordan River’s pollution

July 29, 2010, News Portal
Jordan River Called ‘Too Polluted’ for Baptism Pilgrims
By Judith Sudilovsky

July 29, 2010, CBN News
Israel Denies Claims Jordan River is Polluted

July 28, 2010, Reuters (video)
Jordan River pollution fears

July 28, 2010, Yahoo! News
Jordan River pollution fears

July 28, 2010, The Huffington Post
Jordan River Called ‘Too Polluted’ For Baptism Pilgrims
By Judith Sudilovsky

July 28, 2010, AOL news
Israel Closes Polluted Jordan River Baptism Site, for Now
By Terence Neilan

July 28, 2010, The Associated Press
Israel, green group dispute Jordan River’s safety
by AP

July 28, 2010, The Sydney Morning Herald
Jordan River now off limits
by Jason Koutsoukis

July 28, 2010, Associated Baptist Press
Environmentalists urge closure of Jesus’ baptism site
By Bob Allen

July 28, 2010, San Francisco Examiner
Friends of the Earth Middle East says Jordan River not suitable for Baptism: pollution
by Peter Menkin

July 28, 2010, Ecumenical News International
River where Jesus was baptised ‘too polluted’ for pilgrims 
by Judith Sudilovsky

July 28, 2010, Church of England Newspaper
Friends of the Earth Middle East says Jordan River not suitable for Baptism: pollution
by Peter Menkin

July 28, 2010, Religious Intelligence
Friends of the Earth Middle East says Jordan River not suitable for Baptism: pollution
by Peter Menkin

July 27, 2010, Mother Nature News
Jordan River pollution levels acceptable for baptisms, Israel says
by AFP

July 26, 2010, The Guardian
Pollution fears at river Jordan pilgrimage spot
by Harriet Sherwood

July 26, 2010, Environment News
Israel closes River Jordan site of Christ’s baptism over pollution fears

July 26, 2010, Jerusalem Post
Pollution prevents Jordan River baptisms
by Arieh O’Sullivan

July 22, 2010, Arab Times
Jordan River polluted for baptisms Environmental group warns

July 22, 2010, english.news.cn – Xinhaunet
Jesus’ baptism site may soon be off limits 
by David Harris

July 22, 2010, Middle East Online
Lower Jordan River too polluted for baptisms

July 22, 2010, CathNews Asia; UCA News
Jordan River ‘too polluted for baptisms’

July 22, 2010, Bibbialog
Jordan River too polluted for baptisms: Eco Group

July 22, 2010, National Post
Jordan River too polluted for baptism: environmental group

July 22, 2010, Arutz Sheva
Group: Halt Baptisms at Jordan River Site

July 22, 2010, Search for Common Ground News Service
In the midst of an environmental calamity in Gaza lies an opportunity
by Joseph Mayton

July 21, 2010, Ha’aretz
Environmentalists urge closure of Jordan River baptism site over poor water quality
by DPA

July 21, 2010, Arabia.msn.com
Jordan River too polluted for baptisms: eco group
by AFP

July 21, 2010 Jerusalem & Religions
Call to halt baptism in polluted Lower Jordan River

July 21, 2010, Jewish Telegraph Agency (JTA)
Pollution may close Jordan River baptism site

July 21, 2010, Yahoo! Green
Jordan River too polluted for baptisms: eco group

July 16, 2010, Yale University office of Public Affairs
Alan Plattus Presents International Vision for Jordan River Peace Park

June 30, 2010 – UNESCO IHE Institute for Water Education
Successful Environmental Peacemaking Projects
Dr. Ebel Smidt

June 20, 2010 – An Nahar (Arabic)
Its waters were split twice, it seduced profits and witnessed Jesus’ baptism. The mighty Jordan River facing the danger of becoming dry in its lower part in the year 2011
AnNahar_Article_Arabic_06.10

June, 2010 – Jordan Business Magazine
Walking on Water: Resurrecting the River Jordan
by Naseem Tarawnah

June 12, 2010 – Reisemarkt (German)
Salvation of the Holy River
by Fabian von Poser

June 6, 2010 – Green Prophet
New Hadera Desalination Plant May Help Restore Water to Lower Jordan River
by Maurice Picow

May 28, 2010 – The Middle East Magazine
Middle East water wars

May 27, 2010 – Terra (Italian)
More water to the Jordan to save the Dead Sea 
by Monica Maralis

May 26, 2010 – Dagen (Swedish)
Here, the sewage spills straight into the River Jordan
by Arne Lapidus

May 25, 2010 – EPO – Entwicklungsdienstonline (German)
Lower Jordan is threatened with extinction
Posted by the Editor

May 24, 2010 – Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR) Radio (German)
Report from Religion and Society (text)
Radio version
By Klaus Betz

May 20, 2010 – Süddeutsche Zeitung (German)
Close to the water – page 1 / page 2

May 16, 2010 – Ha’aretz (English)
River Jordan, deep and wide once more?
by Zafrir Rinat

May 16, 2010 – Epoch Times (Hebrew)
New Hope for the Disappearing Lower Jordan River
by Marlene Aviva Grunpeter

May 15, 2010 – Ha’aretz (Hebrew)
Israel is drying up / Is rehabilitating the Jordan River still possible?
by Zafrir Rinat

May 14, 2010 – Jerusalem Post
Unholy waters
By Maurice Picow

May 10, 2010 – The Star Jordan
FoEME: Jordan River to run dry
by Yasmine Abu Tarboush

May 10, 2010 – Channel 1 TV (Hebrew)
The Jordan River (video clip)
by Elior Levy

May 10, 2010 – Calcalist (Hebrew)
Palestinian Economy – without 2 banks of the Jordan River
by Danny Rubinstein

May 10, 2010 – Huffington Post
Baptizing in the Jordan River’s Holy Sewage
by Karin Kloosterman

May 10, 2010 – Pottsdam’s Blog
The River Jordan is Wholly Impure and About to Dry Up Completely
by Mo Gallant

May 9, 2010 – Ynet.com
Report: Jordan River could die by 2011
by AFP

May 9, 2010 – AlQuds newspaper (Arabic)
Environmental scientists warn that the River Jordan will dry up

May 9, 2010 – Salzburger Nachrichten (German)
From a mighty river to a stinking trickle
by Gil Yaron

May 9, 2010 – Göteborgs-Posten (Swedish)
Jordan Holy Water Dries Up (Page 1)
Page 2
by Arne Lapidus

May 8, 2010 – Al Jazeera English
Jordan River ‘to run dry next year’
by Orly Halpern

May 8, 2010 – Kansas City.com
Scientists warn Jordan River is drying up
by Daniel Estrin, Associated Press

May 7, 2010 – Jordan Times
Fresh initiative needed
Editorial

May 7, 2010 – Earthweek
Waterway Considered Holy to Millions Dwindles

May 7, 2010 – United Press International
Jordan River near death

May 6, 2010 – IRIN
MIDDLE EAST: Environmentalists issue stark warning on River Jordan
by Tamar Dressler

May 6, 2010 – Ma’an News Agency
Environmentalists issue stark warning on River Jordan
by IRIN

May 6, 2010 – Israel 21c
Fighting to keep the Jordan River alive
by Karin Kloosterman

May 6, 2010 – Baltimore Jewish Times
Studies Look at Ways to Save Jordan River
JTA Wire Service

May 6, 2010 – Israel Enviro Net
Holy Sh*t! The Jordan River is Nearly Dead
by Maurice Picow

May 5, 2010 – Ha’aretz (Hebrew)
Report: The Lower Jordan is turning into a dry and salty canal
by Zafrir Rinat

May 5, 2010 – Ynet news
Environmentalists warn Jordan River drying up

May 5, 2010 – Green Prophet
Holy Sh*t! The Jordan River is Nearly Dead
by Maurice Picow

May 5, 2010 – Huffington Post
Saving the Jordan Valley Eco System
Posted by Yermi Brenner

May 5, 2010 – Al Ayyam (Arabic)
The Jordan River is at Risk to run Dry by Next Year
continued on page 21
AFP

May 5, 2010 – Day Press
Jordan River to run dry by next year

May 4, 2010 – The Jordan Times
Jordan River to run dry next year, experts warn
by Hana Namrouqa

May 4, 2010 – Washington Post
Environmentalists warn Jordan River drying up
by Daniel Estrin, AP

May 4, 2010 – AP
Environmentalists warn Jordan River drying up
by Daniel Estrin

May 4, 2010 – ABC News
Environmentalists warn Jordan River drying up
by Daniel Estrin

May 4, 2010 – Boston Globe
Environmentalists warn Jordan River drying up
by Daniel Estrin

May 4, 2010 – CBS News
Environmentalists warn Jordan River drying up
by Daniel Estrin

May 4, 2010 – The Guardian
Environmentalists warn Jordan River drying up
by Daniel Estrin

May 4, 2010 – Yahoo news
Environmentalists warn Jordan River drying up
by Daniel Estrin

May 4, 2010 – Environment and Climate in the Middle East
Jordan River to run dry by next year
by Ehud Zion Waldoks

May 4, 2010 – Washington Examiner
Environmentalists warn Jordan River drying up, filled with sewage
by Daniel Estrin, AP

May 4, 2010 – San Francisco Examiner
Environmentalists warn Jordan River drying up, filled with sewage
by Daniel Esprin, AP

May 4, 2010 – New Israel Fund Blog
National Geographic covers Friends of the Earth Middle East
by Ben Murane

May 4, 2010 – The Underground
Environmentalists recommend plan to rehabilitate the Jordan river
by The Underground Staff

May 04, 2010 – Courant.com
A River In The Holy Land Is Dying
By Susan Campbell

May 4, 2010 – Potsdamer Neueste Nachrichten (German)
The Jordan River is Drying
by DPA

May 4, 2010 – Neumarkter Nachrichten (German)
The Jordan River is a trickle
by Hans Dahne, DPA

May 4, 2010 – Neues Volksblatt (German)
The Jordan is Drying
by DPA

May 4, 2010 – Berliner Morgenpost (German)
Der Jordan geht bald über den Jordan 
by DPA

May 4, 2010 – Nouvelobs.com (French)
The Jordan may run dry in 2011, according to environmentalists
by AP

May 4, 2010 – VOA News Spanish
Jordan River could dry up by 2011
by Redacción

May 4, 2010 – AP in Spanish
The Jordan River is almost dry, environmentalists warn
by Daniel Estrin

May 4, 2010 – BNDeStem.nl (Dutch)
Rest of the Jordan a pathetic trickle
by Adrian Bloemendaal

May 4, 2010 – The Seattle Times
Environmentalists warn Jordan River drying up
by Daniel Estrin, AP

May 4, 2010 – Tree Hugger
No More Baptisms in the Jordan River – Expected to Run Dry by 2011
by Jaymi Heimbuch

May 4, 2010 – MENAFN
Jordan River to run dry next year, experts warn
by Hana Namrouqa

May 4, 2010 – Gazeta.pl Wiadomosci (Polish)
Environmentalists warn Biblical Jordan River runs dry

May 3, 2010 – NRG.co.il (Hebrew)
Research report: The Lower Jordan River is in danger of drying up
by Dalia Mazuri

May 3, 2010 – Radio 2 Israel (Hebrew)
Half of the flora and fauna is now extinct in the Lower Jordan River
by Noam Bar Shalom

May 3, 2010 – Der Spiegel (German)
The Jordan threatens to dry up
by DPA

May 3, 2010 – World News
Jordan River could die by 2011: report
by Patrick Moser, AFP

May 3, 2010 – The Montreal Gazette
Jordan River will be dead dead by next year, environmentalists say
by Patrick Moser, AFP

May 3, 2010 – Green Prophet
Steps and Science for Saving the Jordan River Between Jordan, Palestinians and Israelis
by Karin Kloosterman

May 3, 2010 – Jerusalem Post
Jordan River to run dry by next year
by Ehud Zion Waldoks

May 3, 2010 – AOL news / World
Jordan River Baptisms Are Health Risk
By Linda Gradstein

May 3, 2010 – Jewish Telegraph Agency
Studies look at ways to save Jordan River

May 3, 2010 – Jewish Journal.com
Studies look at ways to save Jordan River
by Jewish Telegraph Agency

May 3, 2010 – Israel Today
Study: Jordan River could run dry
by Israel Today staff

May 3, 2010 – Science ORF.at (German)
The Jordan River is running out of water
by DPA

May 3, 2010 – n-tv.de (German)
Stinking Trickle – The Jordan River water
by DPA

May 3, 2010 – Le Vif.be (French)
River Bible, the Jordan is at risk of drying

May 3, 2010 – AFP (French)
The Jordan is dying, warns an environmental organization
by Patrick Moser

May 3, 2010 – AFP in Spanish
Environmentalists warn that the Jordan River is dying
by AFP

May 3, 2010 – El Universal (Spanish)
Jordan River at risk of dying

May 3, 2010 – Der Bund (German)
Is this the bank of the Jordan?
by DPA

May 3, 2010 – 20 Minutes Online (German)
The Jordan River is running out of water
by DPA

May 3, 2010 – The News International
River Jordan nearly running dry

May 3, 2010 – Planetsave
Jordan River Expected to Run Dry by 2011
by Joshua S. Hill

May 3, 2010 – RedOrbit / Science
Famed Jordan River Under Threat

May 2, 2010 – Yahoo News
Jordan River could die by 2011: report
by Patrick Moser, AFP

May 2, 2010 – Yahoo News Canada
Jordan River could die by 2011: report
by Patrick Moser, AFP

May 2, 2010 – EPA, European PressPhoto Agency (Spanish)
The Jordan River is in danger of drying next year, says Friends of the Earth-Middle East
by EFE

May 2, 2010 – TeleSURtv.net (Spanish)
Jordan River could be dry by next year

May 2, 2010 – Ottawa Citizen
Jordan River could die by 2011: report
by Patrick Moser, AFP

April 22, 2010, Israel Channel 10 TV (Hebrew)
“The Professionals” program

April 8, 2010 – The Age
Holy ordure: River Jordan pilgrims risk health 
Jason Koutsoukis

April 6, 2010 – Vicki Collins online
River Jordan Redux
Posted by Vicki Collins

April, 2010, National Geographic Magazine
Parting the Waters
by Don Belt
Photographs by Paolo Pellegrin

April, 2010 – German Environmental Aid Magazine (German)
Rettung in höchster Not / Rescue in Dire Need
By Global Nature Fund

April, 2010 – Global News (German)
Israel bald auf dem Trockenen / Israel soon to be dry
Magazine PDF version
by Karina Eckschlager

March 9, 2010, Zeit Online (German)
Green Peace in the border area
by Lea Hampel

March, 2010 – International Rivers
Youth River Rescue
Record Number of Action

February, 2010 USAID Frontlines
Jordanians, Israelis, and Palestinians Work Together to Save the Jordan River
by Eric Viala

January 12, 2010, Quotidiano Net (Italian)
Israelis and Palestinians together – A peace on the water of the Jordan
by Chiara Alvisi

January 4, 2010, Green Prophet
Gidon Bromberg on Water Security and Sustainability in the Middle East
by Karin Kloosterman

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2009

December 30, 2009, The Yale Globalist
Troubled Water
by Jeffrey Kaiser and Nathaniel Sobel

December 28, 2009, The Science of Everything
Dead Sea needs world help to survive
by by Ahmad Khatib

December 27, 2009, Earth Snapshot
Jordan River flowing into Dead Sea

December 20, 2009, Welt am Sonntag (German)
Over the Jordan
by Alan Posener

December 18, 2009, FVW International (German)
The Deceptive Idyll – Page 1 / Page 2
by Martin Jurs

December 13, 2009, Neue Zurcher Zeitung (German)
The Holy River Runs Dry
by Christoph Plate

December 4, 2009, Al Arabalyawm (Arabic)
Plans to encourage Environmental tourism in the Jordan Valley

November 30, 2009, NRG.co.il (Hebrew)
The Death of a River: A first research report of the Lower Jordan River
by Adi Hashmona’i

November 26, 2009, Ynet.co.il (Hebrew)
Israel and Jordan to rehabilitate the Lower Jordan River together
by Yael Darel
English Translation

November 25, 2009, Sydney Morning Herald
Dead Sea needs world help to stay alive
by Ahmad Khatib

November 25, 2009, Telegraph.com.UK
Dead Sea clings on for dear life
By Ahmad Khatib, in Ghor Kaditha

November 25, 2009, The Age
Dead Sea needs world help to stay alive
by Ahmad Khatib

November 24, 2009, AFP
Dead Sea needs world help to stay alive
by Ahmad Khatib, AFP

November 21, 2009, Neues Deutschland (German)
Holy, Unholy Jordan
by Susanne Gotze

November 9, 2009,Courier Journal
Polluted Jordan held out as example
by Peter Smith

October 29, 2009, Alarabalyawm (Arabic)
Jordan River Rehabilitation Project

October 23, 2009, Yale Bulletin and Calendar
Student film documents planning of Peace Park in Jordan 

October 2009 National Geographic, Israel(Hebrew)
A River that Doesn’t Flow
by Neta Degani

September 15, 2009, Jewish Telegraph Agency,
JFN awards $1.5 million in grants to Israeli environmental orgs
By Jacob Berkman

September 12, 2009The Age
Marathon effort to save waters of the Jordan

August 20, 2009, Inter Press Service News Agency
Political Power Dictates Transboundary Waters
By Thalif Deen

August 4, 2009, Jewish Telegraph Agency
Jordan River may stop flowing, group warns

June 25, 2009, Reuters AlertNet
Turbid Jordan trickles the promised land
by Douglas Hamilton

June 25, 2009, Swiss News World Wide
Turbid Jordan trickles the promised land
by Douglas Hamilton

June 25, 2009, Bester News
Turbid Jordan trickles the promised land
by Douglas Hamilton, from Reuters

June 25, 2009, EbioAnt
River Jordan – Conflict and Cooperation
by Vicky Collins

May 20, 2009, Green Prophet
James Laps Up ‘When the Rivers Run Dry’ by Fred Pearce
by James Murray-White

May 17, 2009, Voice of America
Saving the ‘World’s Most Holy River’
by Jerilyn Watson

May 16, 2009 Observador Global (Spanish)
Agua bendita
by Karen Kesselbrenner

May 14, 2009, UTube video,
Friends of the Earth Middle East (EcoPeace) – 2009 Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship

May 11, 2009, Voice of America
The Jordan River is Dying
By Mandy Clark

May 6, 2009, SKY News
Emergency Campaign to Save Sea of Galilee (video)

April 7, 2009, NRG.co.il (Hebrew)
The Jordan River: Sewage overflowing its banks
by Anat Lefler

April 1, 2009, Yale Daily News
Architects strive to achieve vision of peace park
by Nicolas Niarchos

March 29, 2009 , Globes (Hebrew)
Israeli / Jordanian / Palestinian research project will check how to save the Lower Jordan River
by Shira Horesh

March 12, 2009, International Rivers
More Newcomers to the International Day of Action for Rivers

March 14, 2009, The Ozi Zion Blog
Bezalel – Then and Now

March 13, 2009, The New Security Beat
VIDEO: Gidon Bromberg on the Jordan River Peace Park and Good Water Neighbors project
Posted By ECSP Staff

March 5, 2009, New Haven Advocate
Building Peace on the Israeli-Jordanian Border
by Shahla Naimi

March 4, 2009, Yale Daily News
Bridging Waters
Cross Campus

February 5, 2009, NRG.co.il (Hebrew)
Two sides to the Jordan: Jesus, what a stench!
by Aviv Levie

February 5, 2009, National Post
Keeping the Crescent Fertile (PDF version)
On-line version
by Vanessa Farquharson

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2008

December 27, 2008, Israel21c
News Briefs, Dec. 21-27, 2008 – Friends of the Earth Middle East calls for wise regional water use

December 23, 2008, NRG.co.il (Hebrew)
The Regional Drought: Trying to Solve the Cross Border Water Problems
by Billie Frenkel
(English translation)

October 10, 2008, Op-Ed Haaretz
Let Common Sense Flow
by Gidon Bromberg

October 4, 2008, Ynet.co.il (Hebrew)
Saving the Jordan River
by Gidon Bromberg

October 3, 2008, Woodrow Wilson, New Security Beat
TIME honors Friends of the Earth Middle East with “Heroes of the Environment 2008” award

Sept/Oct 2008, Yale University Alumni Magazine
A Peace Park for the Middle East
by Melinda Tuhus

September 29, 2008, Peace Counts (German)
Friedensaktivisten als “Umwelthelden” ausgezeichnet

September 28, 2008, Haaretz
TIME honors Israeli-Palestinian-Jordanian group for environmental work 
by Zafrir Rinat

September 25, 2008, TIME magazine
Heroes of the Environment 2008
by Andrew Lee Butters

September 18, 2008, TreeHugger
The Jordan River Has Some New Good Water Neighbors
by Matthew McDermott

September 18, 2008, Green Prophet
Jordanians, Israelis and Palestinians Collaborate to Save the Jordan River
by Ilana Teitelbaum

September 9, 2008, Woodrow Wilson’s ECSP – The New Security Beat
Middle East at Forefront of Environmental Peacebuilding Initiatives
by Rachel Weisshaar

August 28, 2008, Time Magazine video
The Jordan River Needs Resurrecting

August 28, 2008, Time Magazine
Postcard From Jordan Valley
By Andrew Lee Butters

August 28, 2008, The Independent
A biblical tragedy in Galilee
by Kim Sengupta

August 23, 2008, Financial Times
Israel’s demand for water is draining the Sea of Galilee
by Tobias Buck

August 12, 2008, SustainabiliTank
Bauhaus-era plant to power Jordan Valley eco-tourism

August 7, 2008, Time / CNN
Making the Deserts Bloom Once More
by Andrew Butters

August 5, 2008, Israel21c
Bauhaus-era plant to power Jordan Valley eco-tourism
by Rachel Neiman

July 16, 2008, Ha’aretz
Drought creates tension along both banks of the Jordan
by Zafrir Rinat

June 12, 2008, Jerusalem Post
Sharing a tiny peace of land
by Michael Green

June 12, 2008, Jordan Times
Jordan Valley town poised to make history, again
By Zain Shauk

June 11, 2008, Media Line News Service
Jordan River Peace Park (video clip)
credit: The Media Line; www.themedialine.org

May 22, 2008, German Jewish News Agency, (Juedische Allgemeine) (German)
Peace Park
by Sabina Brandes

May 21, 2008, Epoch Times (Hebrew)
Jordan River Cross Border Peace Park
by Marlene-Aviva Grunpeter

May 16, 2008, Ha’aretz
International architects meet to design Nahariyim park
by Eli Ashkenzi

May 15, 2008, OhMyNews
Jordan River Valley Peace Park
by Yehonathan Tommer

May 14, 2008, Haaretz
Israeli, Jordanian architects plan peace park in Naharayim
by Eli Ashkenzi

May 13, 2008, IHLAS Turkish News Agency
Peace Park Tour (video clip)

May 12, 2008, Insurancenewsnet.com
Yale University: Yale University to Work With Jordanian, Palestinian and Israeli Architects in Creating Ideas for First Peace Park in the Middle East

May 3, 2008, New York Times
Plans for a Cross-Border Peace Park in the Mideast
by Peter Edidin

May 2, 2008, Australian Jewish News
Water Warriors in the Mid East
by Anna Landau

May 1, 2008, Media NewsWire
Yale University to Work With Jordanian, Palestinian and Israeli Architects in Creating Ideas for First Peace Park in the Middle East

April 30, 2008, Jewish Telegraph Agency
Yale peace park floated idea

April 1, 2008, Green Prophet
Jordan River Peace Park – coming soon?
by Michael Green

March 26, 2008, The Jewish Week
Bracing for ‘Severe’ Water Shortage
by Michele Chabin

January 29, 2008, Ha’aretz
The green groups’ dilemma: How to save the environment without harming agriculture
by Zafrir Rinat

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2007

November 20, 2007, Policy Innovations – a publication of the Carnegie Council
Salvaging Peace with Syria
by Saleem H. Ali, Michael Cohen

August 28, 2007, Christianity Today Magazine
Weeping for the Jordan
by Michele Chabin

August 13, 2007, Jerusalem Post
Jordan’s at risk sites
by Rory Kress

August 12, 2007, San Francisco Chronicle
Dead Sea, Jordan River Valley face ecological disaster
by Christopher Allbritton

July 24, 2007, ABC (Australia Broadcasting Co.)
River Jordan
by Matt Brown
Click here for the full Video

July 16, 2007, Toronto Star
Barn Owl a Symbol of Peace to Farmers
by Ben Wingrad, AP

July 16, 2007, MidEastEnvironet
Common Barn Owl, Enemy to Rodents, Unites Israeli, Jordanian Farmers
by Ben Wingrad, AP

July 16, 2007, NRG.co.il
Rabbi, Priest and Imam jumped into the Jordan
by Bili Frenkel

July 15, 2007, NPR Radio
Mayors Jump into Jordan River Cleaning Campaign
by Linda Gradstein

July 12, 2007, Ma’an News Agency
A ‘Big Jump’ for the Jordan

June 21, 2007, Jewish Telegraph Agency
Jordan River named endangered site

June 19, 2007, Jordan Times
Jordan River among world’s 100 most endangered sites
by Paul Tate

June 11, 2007, Jerusalem Post
Government urged to clean up Jordan River
by Ron Friedman

May 22, 2007, Jordan Times
Nobel Laureates Call for Jordan Valley “Peace Park”
by Mohammad Ghazal

May 15, 2007, Jerusalem Post
Mideast environmentalists pledge to work together
by AP

May 14, 2007, Canada.com,
Storied River Jordan reduced to trickle by pollution, politics
by Matthew Fisher

May 2, 2007, Jerusalem Post
Stink or Swim
by Michelle Borinstein

April 20, 2007, Jewish Journal
Israel river pollution brings call for ‘new kind of Zionism’ 
by Emily Hauser

April 19, 2007, Globes (Hebrew)
Don’t Stop; Border Ahead
by Galia Guttman

March 23, 2007, Jewish Journal
The River Jordan’s survival is at stake as pollution peril grows
by Emily Hauser

March 19, 2007, America, The National Catholic Weekly
Saving the Jordan
by Emily Hauser

February 2007, Masa Acher (Hebrew)
This one neglected, that one too…
by Gili Soffer

January 12, 2007, NRG.co.il (Maariv on-line), (Hebrew)
In planning stages: cross border park at Naharayim
by nrg staff

January 11, 2007, Haaretz (Hebrew)
Jordanian & Israeli municipalities in tourism cooperation
by Eli Ashkenazi

December 31, 2006, E-magazine
Saving the Jordan
by Emily Hauser

December 26, 2006, Ynetnews.com,
(English version of article below with same title)
Where’s the historical Gilgal?
by Gili Soffer

December 24, 2006, Ynet (Hebrew)
A Vison for the “Peace Island”
by Gili Soffer

December 23, 2006, Jerusalem Post
Three-way project to clean up the Jordan River
by Adinah Greene

December 18, 2006, Ynet (Hebrew)
Where’s the historical Gilgal?
by Gili Soffer

December 18, 2006, Ynet.com (English version of article below)
Israeli, Palestinian, Jordanian out to save planet
by Orly Poper

December 12, 2006, Haaretz
Jordan River ecotourism park may benefit Israel, Jordan
by Eli Ashkenazi

December 12, 2006, Ynet (Hebrew)
An Israeli, Jordanian and Palestinian set out to save the environment
by Orly Poper

December 11, 2006, Haaretz (Hebrew)
Even when you cross to the other side, the Jordan River looks bad
by Eli Ashkenazi

December 7, 2006, Haaretz (Hebrew)
Israeli, Palestinian and Jordnanian representatives hope that the River Jordan will be a bridge for the communities on its banks
by Eli Ashkenazi

December 7, 2006, Haaretz
On a Mission to Save the Jordan
by Eli Ashkenazi

December 6, 2006, Walla News (Hebrew)
Jordanians, Israelis and Palestinians kayak to Save the River Jordan
by Walla News

December 3, 2006, The Chicago Tribune
River Jordan; Sacred, tainted and dying
by Joel Greenberg

November 24, 2006, Jordan Times
Jordan River mayors commit to water cooperation
by Paul Tate

November 23, 2006, ZaZu Website (Northern Israel)
On The River (Hebrew)
by ZaZu staff

November 23, 2006, Dagen (Sweden)
Israeli and Jordanian Jordan Valley Mayors Sign Agreement
by Arne Lapidus

October 19, 2006, The Independent
A symbol of failure: The unholy state of the River Jordan
by Donald McIntyre

October 19, 2006, Dagen (Sweden)
Plant and animal life have completely disappeared in the Jordan
by Arne Lapidus

October 19, 2006, Al Quds (Arabic)
Experts warn that the River Jordan will dry up due to the building of dams
By Mohamed Abu Khdar

October 18, 2006, Ha’aretz
Environmentalists: New Dam may cause Jordan River to Dry Up
by Zafrir Rinat

October 4, 2006, Arab Environment Monitor
More Pollution than Water and Religion
by Batir Wardam

September 11, 2006, Discovery channel
Raw Sewage Taints Sacred Jordan River
by Ramit Plushnick-Masti

September 11, 2006, Live Science
Raw Sewage Taints Sacred Jordan River
by Ramit Plushnick-Masti

September 10, 2006, Washington Post
Raw Sewage Taints Sacred Jordan River
by Ramit Plushnick-Masti

September 10, 2006, Haaretz
Evangelists join green groups, try to save Jordan River from pollution
by AP

September 9, 2006, International Herald Tribune
Jordan River – some are baptised in it, others pollute it
by Associated Press

June 18, 2006, Haaretz English
The Jordan River is Deep and Wide No More
by Zafrir Rinat

May 16, 2006, Environment News Service
Vanishing Jordan River Needs Global Rescue Effort
by J.R. Pegg

May 10, 2006, Terra Daily
Jordan River Could Stop Flowing
by Alexia Terzopoulos, UPI

May 2, 2006, ABC Australia
Jordan River Dangerously Polluted
by Mark Willacy

April 21, 2006, Middle East North Africa Financial Network
Water Diversion has Turned Jordan River into Sewage Canal – Environmentalists

April 21, 2006, The London Independent
Jordan and Israel join forces to save Biblical River
by Laura Resnick, AP

April 20, 2006, YAHOO!
Yahoo! asked Friends of the Earth Middle East to accompany thier trip down the Jordan River and to point out the environmental challenges facing the River today
Richard Bangs Adventures – Descending the Jordan (Day 4) Bridges Over Troubled Waters, The Crookedest River What Is
by Richard Bangs and Jim Slade

April 20, 2006, The London Times,
Shortage of water drains life from Biblical River
by Stephen Farrell

April 20, 2006, Jerusalem Post
Israelis and Jordanians meet to cleanse Jordan River
AP

April 19, 2006, Common Ground News Service
Multi-purpose Peace Park planned to straddle Jordan River
by Amelia Thomas

April 20, 2006, Radio All for Peace
Honoring the Globe (Hebrew Radio Interview)
by Dan

April 16, 2006, Common Ground News Service
Multi-purpose Peace Park planned to straddle Jordan River
by Amelia Thomas

March 2006, Jerusalem Post’s Christian Edition
(red pages 40, 41, 42)
Thirsty River
by Michael Hines

March 26, 2006, Haaretz
Friends of the Earth planning ‘peace park’ across the Jordan
by Eli Ashkenazi

March 23, 2006, Jerusalem Post
Friends of the Earth Middle East Proposes International Jordan River Peace Park
Orly Halpern

USA – CNN – TV coverage of story (shown on March 27)

USA – ABC TV Weekend News – item (Dead Sea / Jordan River)

USA – NBC TV News – item (Dead Sea / Jordan River)

UK – BBC TV – documentary item (Dead Sea / Jordan River)

PRESS COVERAGE – MARCH 2005 CONFERENCE

UK – the Guardian – article

UK – BBC online – item

USA – New York Times – article

France – International Herald Tribune – article

France – Le Monde – article (Dead Sea / Jordan River)

USA – The World; GeoQuiz – item

USA – Voice of America – item1

USA – Voice of America – item2

Jerusalem Post, March 31, 2005
River of No Return?
by Orly Halpern

Australia – The Age – article

Australia – The Sydney Morning Herald – article

Israel Ministry of the Environment – article

UK – Environmental Data Interactive – article

Holland – GPD Netherlands – 4 articles in 4 separate newspapers

Germany – Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung (WAZ) – article

Sweden – Dagen – article