"Once, in the Negev, I saw him collect water with a funnel and a tarp."
Makhtesh Ramon in the Negev, Israel
Public DomainMakhtesh Ramon in the Negev, Israel - Credit: Wikimedia Commons

The Negev is a rocky desert in southern Israel that spans more than half the country’s land area. Three enormous canyons, called Makhtesh Ramon, Makhtesh Gadol, and Makhtesh Katan, are among the Negev’s most notable geographical features.