Israelis are hunkering down as another winter storm brings high winds and snow to the north and central regions; rain and freezing temps in the south.
The other leaders are no better: Lapid takes credit for water rates going down and Livni says she is tough on Hamas.
"He gives snow like wool; He scatters hoarfrost like ashes." - Psalms 147:16.
Even residents in Kfar Saba and upper Haifa may see snow, which also may fall on Ben Gurion Airport.
Models indicate Israel is on target for one of those "once in 50 years" storms that hit every two years.
The current cold spell is expected to continue this week, weather forecasters said Sunday. There may be snowfall in Jerusalem on Thursday.
Sunday evening is...
Heavy snow forces the Hermon ski slopes to close; Kinneret rises, but slowly.
Rain, rain, don’t go way, we prayed for it and will gladly get wet anyway.
New Yorkers are facing brutal cold and slushy snow with more in the forecast; it's sunny and warm in Israel.
If two inches of snow is enough to shut down New York, what happens when two feet fall?
The northeastern United States is gearing up for what may be one of the biggest blizzards in the past half century.
The Kinneret rose 2 cm yesterday, and 4.5 centimeters in the past 3 days.
The Kinneret rose 2.5 cm, just in the past 2 days.
Paraboarding on the Golan:
Israeli government officials gathered for a final run-through Tuesday in Jerusalem to prepare for Epic Snowstorm 2.0, slated to hit Wednesday.
It's only Tuesday, but Shuk Machane Yehuda is packed with shoppers buying food and supplies to wait out the snow storm.
Last year's December snow, which fell over four days, from December 10--14, was considered a national disaster in Jerusalem, having forced the city’s shops, businesses, schools and roadways to shut down, accumulating up to NIS 300 million in losses.
Snow may fall, but not accumulate, in areas as low as Modi’in.
Snow will fall at altitudes as low as 2,000 feet above seas level. Accumulation in Jerusalem still a question mark.
Heavy snow will fall mainly in the north by mid-week, but even lower hills can expect at least a dusting.
Snow will fall on Gush Etzion, the Galilee and the Central Negev, followed by cold, cold temperatures.
Sometimes we get what we pray for.
The mountain trek of a lifetime has ended for Israeli hiker Michal Gili Charkesky, whose body was recovered from the Himalayas.
Check back in nine months to find out if rocket attacks have the same effect.
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