'Diplomatic hazards' Some 0 million has already been pledged by donors including the US and Japan, while France's AFD agency has secured the backing of the EU and some member states for 0 million in preferential loans to Jordan.
Talks were frozen last year after an Israeli security guard shot and killed two Jordanians at the Israeli embassy in Amman, prompting a diplomatic standoff that ended only in January.
They will not be intimidated," said Aviva Rosenschein, international campus director for CAMERA, which recently hosted students from over 80 universities to respond to the upsurge in campus anti-Semitism and anti-Israel activism.
Israel and Jordan will pursue a common goal to stop the Dead Sea from shrinking, after a recent diplomatic spat stalled the ambitious project.
The sea's natural beauty and mineral-rich black mud have also provided a source of tourism revenue.
"The Dead Sea has historical, biblical, natural, touristic, medical and industrial values that make it an invaluable cultural, environmental and economic treasure," said Avner Adin, a specialist in water science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
“Our Israel activists are more emboldened and outspoken than ever.