Belfast Crown Court Judge Donna McColgan QC told Geshem
Madukae, 39, and 50-year-old Charles Moyo she had concluded "this was a sophisticated criminal endeavour for financial gain".
In his book, Geshem
Ve-Ru'ah ("Rain and Wind"), Professor Pinhas Alpert, a geophysicist at Tel-Aviv University, writes that the climatic conditions that prevail in Israel exist in only one other place on earth, somewhere in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
Among the playwrights of this wave one can note Hanoch Levin's Murder: A Play in Three Acts and an Epilogue (1997) which describes a circular tragic movement of violent outbreak followed by a violent reaction with violence reiterated in a hopeless and arbitrary cycle of endless attrition between the struggling adversaries; Geshem
Shahor (Black Rain) by Shimon Bouzaglo (2007), which draws an analogy between the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and the explosive times in which we live, an analogy which in the play leads to the recurrent use of nuclear weapons thus reproducing the past; Hebron by Tamir Greenberg (2007), in which children of both parties to the conflict (Israeli and Palestinian) are murdered, but the earth refuses to accept the dead for burial and spews them out.
In the novella "The Power of the Rain" ("Cocho shel Geshem
") by Moshe Shamir, two agricultural settlements stand beside each other: a Jewish kibbutz and an Arab village.
One of Nehemiah's opponents is called [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] "Geshem
the Arab" (Neh.
The text is based upon a traditional liturgical genre of Piyutei Geshem
(Hymns asking for rain, recited on Shmini Azeret, the day after the feast of tabernacles):
Researchers behind the Geshem
Project, named after the Hebrew word for rain, believe manipulating air currents in this way can overcome droughts in sub-tropical regions which dry up in the spring and summer.