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, town (1994 pop. 14,900), NE Israel, in the Jordan River valley, c.300 ft (90 m) below sea level. Situated in a fertile farming region, it is a center for agricultural experiments. Textiles are manufactured.
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We didn't know what was happening, we heard helicopters and planes," said Yossi Sherer, 51, who was staying at a hostel in Beit She'an.
Twenty minutes later, alarm sirens sounded in Beit She'an and the Gilboa and Emek HaMa'ayanot Regional Councils, northern Israel.
The drone entered Israel via Jordanian airspace, flying for a minute and a half before it was intercepted by an Israel Air Force Apache helicopter near the town of Beit She'an.
As part of the country's defenses, sirens were activated but there was no danger for the residents of Beit She'an.
The sites are the southern Beit She'an Valley, the narrow Jordan Valley, Nahal Tirzah floodplain, and the Sartaba Range and its surroundings.
Archaeological findings at Beit She'an in Israel indicate that around the 9th century BCE, people started keeping tame, nonnative Anatolian bees.
The cities of Safed, Tiberias, Kiryat Shmona, Beit She'an and Eilat, unfortunately, are all built above the Syrian-African fault-line.
An additional line will offer service alongside the Jordanian border between Eilat and the Dead Sea, Jericho and Beit She'an and from there toward Haifa in the west and en route for northeaster as well.
The second impresario is Ya'ish Ohana, who in 1979 announced to the world that Elijah the Prophet revealed to him in dreams that the Gate to Paradise lay in the backyard of his modest home in the town of Beit She'an.
League leaders Betar Jerusalem beat Hapoel Beit She'an 3-2 with a dubious injury-time winner, sparking claims from title rivals Hapoel Tel Aviv that Beit She'an lay down.
When it came over the US-Jordanian garrison of Al Tanf in the Syrian-Iraqi-Jordanian border triangle, it turned right to northern Jordan and then crossed the border to fly over Beit She'an.