Jordan river

The Jordan River overflows

The Jordan River overflows after heavy rains in the last weeks. Yesud Hama'ala, Jan 24, 2020. Photo by Liat Adler Green/TPS

Old Gesher site

Border gate with warning signs, near the border between Israel and Jordan, in Old Gesher site, Jordan River valley. Gesher, Oct 2, 2019. Photo by Kobi Richter/TPS

Old Gesher site

Border gate with warning signs, near the border between Israel and Jordan, in Old Gesher site, Jordan River valley. Gesher, Oct 2, 2019. Photo by Kobi Richter/TPS

Christian Orthodox pilgrims at Qasr el Yahud

Christian Orthodox pilgrims arrive to celebrate Epiphany holiday at Qasr el Yahud, the traditional site of Jesus's baptism by John the Baptist on the Jordan river, near the West Bank town of Jericho. It is also traditionally considered to be the place where the Israelites crossed the Jordan River, Elijah the Prophet ascended to heaven. Jan 18, ...

Orthodox Christian pilgrims in Qasr el Yahud

Orthodox Christian pilgrims during the traditional baptism ceremony, celebrating the Epiphany festival is in Qasr al Yahud, the traditional site of the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist on the Jordan, near the city of Jericho. Jan 18, 2017. Photo by Kobi Richter/TPS

Orthodox Christian pilgrims in Qasr el Yahud

Orthodox Christian pilgrims during the traditional baptism ceremony, celebrating the Epiphany festival is in Qasr al Yahud, the traditional site of the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist on the Jordan, near the city of Jericho. Jan 18, 2017. Photo by Kobi Richter/TPS

Christian Orthodox pilgrims participate in the baptism of Jesus,

Christian Orthodox pilgrims participate in the baptism of Jesus,

Christian Orthodox pilgrims participate in the baptism of Jesus,

Christian Orthodox pilgrims participate in the baptism of Jesus,