Fire damage around the Nataf community, near Jerusalem, November 27, 2016. Olivier Fitoussi

As Fires Die Down, Foresting Expert Warns: Israel Has Too Many Trees

Fewer trees would have minimized the damage from the fire disaster.

West of the small community of Nataf is a spectacular lookout onto the confluence of two deep streambeds, Yitla and Hamisha that slice through the Judean Hills on their way down to the lowlands. This is the...

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