Contrary to popular belief that Israel is a dangerous place to visit, official data indicates that one is less likely to be killed in Israel than in the United States. Just ask anyone who has been to Israel recently.
A beautiful video by Amir Aloni featuring an aerial view of the Dead Sea and the sinkholes that have been opening up around it.
The Dead Sea is a salt lake that sits 400 meters below sea level, making it the lowest point on Earth. It is famous for its extreme salinity which makes it impossible for plants and fish to survive - hence the name "Dead" Sea.