By late May, Egyptian President Nasser’s deployment of tens of thousands of troops in the buffer zone along Israel’s border was an unambiguous threat to Israel. Israeli Prime Minister Levi Eshkol responded cautiously that Israel would not initiate hostilities as long as Egypt refrained from closing the international waterway leading to Israel’s southern port - the Straits of Tiran.
Haifa Chemicals' ammonia tank, Israel's largest ammonia tank, is seen in the Haifa bay area. (photo credit:REUTERS/BAZ RATNER)
Quashing a long recognized threat to Israel's North, the High Court of Justice ruled on Sunday that Haifa's disputed ammonia tank must be "completely emptied" by July 31.
Israeli distillery unveils first-ever malt whisky. (photo credit:THE MILK & HONEY DISTILLERY)
On World Whisky Day earlier this week Israel's Milk & Honey (M&H) distillery launched the country's first-ever malt whisky. M&H has bottled the first cask in its experimental series, an integral component of the formulation of the final product, which is now in production at the distillery.