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Winter Snowstorm Brought Israel New Baby Boom

Check back in nine months to find out if rocket attacks have the same effect.

Another Deluge of Rain on the Way but No Snow Except on Hermon

The second storm of the young winter is headed for Israel with more needed rain but no snow, except on the Hermon mountain. Forecasters predict...

Golan Heights Reindeer

According to GoIsrael, Odem Forest, in the northern Golan, is the home of a deer reserve, with many different species. Nearby you can also see...

Jerusalem Light Rail System Back in Operation but Woes Pile Up

Jerusalem’s light rail system is back in operation for the first time since the “snowstorm of the century” shut it down and crippled the...

Snow Abandoned Cars Ransacked and Stripped on 443

Dozens of cars stuck and abandoned on Highway 443 due to the snow storm were ransacked over the weekend. Most of the thefts occurred near...

Still No School in Jerusalem and Environs

The Jerusalem municipality, along with the municipalities in Gush Etzion have decided that there will be no school again on Monday. It was decided...

Precipitation in Jerusalem 50% of Annual Amount

Torrential rains and the "snowstorm of the century” last week have left Jerusalem with 51 percent of its annual amount of precipitation, according to...

Satellite Photo of the Snow

NASA satellite photo from this morning.

Dead Sea Works Sends 100 Tons of Salt to Jerusalem

In an effort to help reopen the roads in and around Jerusalem, the Dead Sea Works sent 100 tons of Dead Sea salt to...

Electric Co. CEO Returns from Vacation as 16,000 Still Without Electricity

Up to 60,000 households lost electricity during the snow storm, and Israelis are beginning to question the lack of preparedness in advance.

3.9 Feet of Snow on the Hermon

According to the Hermon Mountain website there are 1.2 meters (3.9 feet) of snow on the upper Hermon and 1 meter (3.2 feet) of...

Yitzhar and Har Bracha Evacuated (Not a Disengagement)

Residents of Yitzhar and Har Bracha are currently being evacuated from their homes - not because of another Disengagement, but because there's no electricity...

Jerusalem-TA Train Stuck for 3 Hours

The train connecting Jerusalem to Tel Aviv, and the only ground transportation currently connecting the two cities at the moment, has gotten stuck near...

Jerusalem Highway and Gush Etzion Shut Down Again

Highway 1 to Jerusalem was shut down on Saturday evening a mere hour after it was reopened to buses and taxis. The Ministry of Transportation...

Storm of the Century in Israel Claims 4 Lives

The "storm of the century" that spread as far south as the Sinai peninsula and Egypt.

Weekend Snow Update: Jerusalem Lock-down, Blackouts, and Lots of Snow (+ Photos)

The massive snow storm knocked out electricity, and shut down the main highways to Jerusalem.

Chief Rabbi Asks Families to Host Stranded Drivers on Shabbat

Chief Rabbi David Lau said has urged Jerusalem families to open their doors and host drivers and passengers stranded in the mammoth snowstorm that...

Arabs Attack Jewish Drivers with Rocks Packed in Snowballs

The snow in Jerusalem Thursday no only did not stop Arabs from attacking Jewish motorists with rocks but also helped them to do sin...

Abbas to Blame Jews’ Prayers for Rain for Halting Peace Talks

The snowstorm’s delay of Kerry’s meeting with Netanyahu finally gives Abbas a chance to explain why Israel must not exist as a Jewish state.

Snow Falling in Gush Etzion

Snow began falling shortly before midnight in Gush Etzion, which includes some hills higher than all other locations south of Tzfat (Safed). Snow also...

Wicked Storm from Russia ‘Attacks’ Israel with Rain and Snow

Israelis have prayed for rain in a dry November and now are getting the dividends in spades, thanks to a rare early winter storm “from Russia with love.”

Winter Finally Comes to Israel; Snow on the Hermon

One unique event in Israel is the reaction of people to the first rains. There is almost a festive atmosphere when the first drops fall after a long and dry summer, and people can say, ”Thank God for rain."

History of Israel: Snow in the Summer

Two people have reported snow in the late May-early June, though in both cases, it was hearsay.

Arab Snow Attackers Apprehended

Police arrest everyone involved in the anti-Semitic attack in Jerusalem.

Postcard From Israel: Stormy Weather (Photos & Video)

This short film made by Oz Segev of Ma’ale Gamla last week, shows some of the swollen streams of the south and central Golan Heights which all drain into the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee).

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