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Can the Dead Sea Be Saved?

On the side of Route 90, on the fringes of the Judean desert in the West Bank, an old engraving on the face of the cliff seems to encapsulate the story the Dead Sea – a thick, red line and underneath it the letters “PEF”.   These were etched by members of the Palestine Exploration Fund, a British society surveying …

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