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Review in The Times of Israel

Review in The Times of Israel

Hikers near the Sea of Galilee, Israel's largest freshwater lake (Yossi Zamir/Flash90)

How Israel became a water superpower

Seth M. Siegel, author of ‘Let There Be Water,’ hopes Israel’s world-class water practices create a ripple effect of peace

When Seth M. Siegel, author of “Let There Be Water: Israel’s Solution for a Water-Starved World” began his book tour, he expected to get a lot of questions about Israel and the Palestinians. He didn’t even rule out the possibility that pro-Palestinian activists, angered by the book’s message that Israel is a world leader in water management and conservation, would demonstrate at his lectures.

But that didn’t happen. Instead, “I have been dumbstruck by the response.”