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Kinneret Rises 5 Inches over Sabbath

Sea of Galilee has risen by 84 cm since rainy spell began.Gil Ronen, 1/13/2013, 1:05 PM

Kinneret Rises 78 Centimeters in One Week

The Kinneret rose by 78 centimeters thanks to a week of rain.Maayana Miskin, 1/11/2013, 11:33 AM

Storms Brought 200% of Seasonal Rainfall

The rainstorms that hit Israel over the past week are coming to a close, after joining the top five rainiest weeks in Israel’s history.Maayana Miskin, 1/11/2013, 9:03 AM

Jerusalem's "Potential Lake" Full

Arutz Sheva TV visits Jerusalem outskirts Motza Dam, filling with water as the winter storm continues.Hezki Baruch, 1/10/2013, 1:12 AM

New Photos of Hadera Flood

Police photos show flooding in central Israel from the air.Arutz sheva staff, 1/9/2013, 2:57 PM

Storm Claims 2 Victims, Snow Reaches Jerusalem

The heavy rains led to the drowning deaths of two women in Samaria. In Hevron, snow begins to pile up. First flakes in Jerusalem.Maayana Miskin, 1/9/2013, 10:48 AM

Storm Set to Get More Intense; Snow on the Way

After four straight days of heavy, unceasing rain, many areas of the country have already exceeded their annual winter rainfall levels.David Lev, 1/8/2013, 9:01 PM

‘Frankenstorm’ Lashes Israel

Israel’s answer to “Superstorm Sandy” closed Tel Aviv’s major highway, and that’s only a preview. Heavy snow predicted. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/8/2013, 10:04 AM

Chief Rabbis: Show Thanks for Rain By Helping Poor

In a letter, Israel's Chief Rabbis expressed their gratitude to G-d for the heavy rains Israel has received this winter seasonDavid Lev, 1/7/2013, 10:24 PM

Videos and Photos: Stormy Winter Day in Israel

It isn't like the storms some of our readers meet abroad, but it's ours. Here's a glance at a day in Israel blessed with plenty of rain.Yoni Kempinski, 1/7/2013, 6:49 PM

Rainy Week Begins, Storm Shuts Down Train, Roads

Israel begins what is anticipated to be a very rainy week with a storm that shuts down train stations, leaves drivers stranded. Maayana Miskin, 1/6/2013, 12:11 PM

Friday Forecast: Rain, Cold, Snow in Hermon

Rain is to continue Friday, accompanied by thunderstorms. The Hermon will see winter snows. Maayana Miskin, 12/21/2012, 8:52 AM

Weather: Rain, Storms Friday

The weather will be stormy Friday. Rain is expected to abate by Saturday but return full force on Sunday.Maayana Miskin, 11/23/2012, 10:03 AM

Rain Storm Causes Flooding in Eilat

Eilat flooded as heavy rain hits the usually sunny and warm tourist city.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/9/2012, 8:23 PM

Rain Along the Coast, Damage from Strong Winds

Rain and wind hit Israel’s coast, providing much-needed water. Maayana Miskin, 11/9/2012, 9:36 AM

First 'Rains of Blessing' Expected for Shabbat

Winter is expected to finally arrive in Israel this weekend, with plunging temperatures, heavy wind and rain, and thunder and lighting.David Lev, 11/8/2012, 2:05 PM

Israel Gets First Hint of Winter Rain

Rain falls from Negev to Golan as summer season ends. Forecast: more rain, storms.Maayana Miskin, 9/29/2012, 8:06 PM

August Surprise: Heavy Rain in Western Galilee

Northern coastal Israel experienced an extremely rare August event – a significant rain storm.David Lev, 8/30/2012, 1:58 PM

Videos: Minor Miracle on the Kinneret

A mammoth storm buried the official forecast of a year of drought and raised the level of the Kinneret beyond what anyone dared to imagine.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/4/2012, 8:58 PM

Photos: Israel One Big Snowman

Tens of thousands of Israelis flocked to see the snow that fell as far south as the mountains over Eilat. Forecast: A rainless Purim.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/4/2012, 11:06 AM

Forecast: A White Sabbath

Israel is preparing for its first nationwide snowstorm in years. Snow is expected to pile up in Jerusalem on Friday and even in lower areas.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/29/2012, 10:52 AM

Snow and Rain to Drench Israel Wednesday

Jerusalem is preparing for the third snow scare of the winter, and this time it is more probable that the white stuff will pile up.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/27/2012, 1:28 PM

Video: Storm Brings Water to Jerusalem Area

The weekend's winter storm didn't bring snow to Jerusalem, but it did it bring it lots of much-needed rain water.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 2/20/2012, 5:16 AM

Wicked Storm Brings Blessed Rain

“Hurricane” Israel closes schools in the snowbound northern Golan, floods Dead Sea roads, and blesses the country with much-needed rain.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/19/2012, 8:44 AM

Winter Rain in Eilat, Square Tires in Alaska

Eilat is “drenched” with a rare shower, the Kinneret rises with more rain on the way while Alaska and Europe are under a deep freeze. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/31/2012, 12:33 PM

A Blessing of Winter Rain Raises Lake Kinneret

The blessing of winter rain helped raise the water level in Lake Kinneret this weekend, but more rain -- and prayers -- are still needed.Chana Ya'ar, 1/29/2012, 2:32 PM

Savage Storm Thrashes Israel, Mixed Snow in Hills

A wicked winter storm swooped down on almost all of Israel Sunday, dumping much needed rain – and some snow and hail. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/22/2012, 7:43 PM

White Weekend Opens Mt. Hermon to Skiers

A weekend of winter white allowed Mt. Hermon to open Sunday for skiing with a meter of snow cover on lower slopes and 1.5 meters higher up.Chana Ya'ar, 1/15/2012, 2:00 PM

Floods Force Peres to Leave President’s House

Heavy rains in Jerusalem have forced Shimon Peres out of the President’s House and to take up temporary lodging in a hotel. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/26/2011, 2:53 PM

Lake Kinneret Rises 1 Centimeter

Rain storms over the weekend blessed the Land of Israel with a drink for the parched earth, and a rise in the water level of Lake Kinneret.Chana Ya'ar, 11/20/2011, 11:33 AM

Rainwater Floods Modiin Shopping Center

Police evacuated hundreds of shoppers from the Azrieli shopping center in Modi'in Tuesday after rain water flooded the building.Gil Ronen, 11/15/2011, 11:50 AM

Rain, Rain Don’t Go Away

Torrential rains fell in northern and central Israel but are just a promo. “HaShem makes the wind blow and the rain fall.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/15/2011, 10:35 AM

PA TV: Filth of 'Impure Jews' Cleansed by Rain

A new meaning for "ethnic cleansing"? PA TV program says rain washes away the impurity of the footsteps of Jews on behalf of Muslims.Elad Benari, 11/14/2011, 11:15 AM

Kinneret Rises, but Slowly

The Kinneret has started to rise – but far more slowly than in previous years, with just one-fourth last year's increase.Maayana Miskin, 2/6/2011, 8:35 PM

Rooting for a roof!

, 1/30/2011, 12:00 AM

Dry Winter for the Kinneret

Despite recent local rainshowers, the Kinneret, a major water source, remains dangerously low.Maayana Miskin, 1/17/2011, 7:46 AM

Religious Schools Pray for Rain

Education Ministry's initiative sees all of Israel's religious schools conducting a prayer for rainfall. The prayer was broadcast live on Arutz 7.Elad Benari, 12/23/2010, 4:15 AM

Storm Brings Water, Damage

Storms brought rainfall, duststorms to Israel. Damage in center and north. Danger to ancient Caesarea.Maayana Miskin, 12/12/2010, 9:24 PM

IEC: Brace for High Winds

IEC asks citizens to tie down and fasten solar panels, other objects that may fly in the wind and hit electric cables.Gil Ronen, 12/9/2010, 8:40 PM

Rabbi: Drought Demands Love

In light of the Carmel fire, ongoing drought, and possibly upcoming flooding, INN asked Chief Rabbi of Tzfat what a believing Jew should think.Hillel Fendel, 12/8/2010, 12:55 PM

Photo Essay: Chanukah Rain

At long last, some water from above, as Chanukah entered its sixth day.Gil Ronen, 12/7/2010, 1:21 PM

Thousands Beseech G-d for Rain

Jews gathered near the site of their forefathers' Temples to ask G-d to provide rain for the parched Land of Israel.Gil Ronen, 11/29/2010, 10:52 PM

Rabbis Pray for Rain in Kinneret

Dozens of worshipers sail to the Kinneret and hold a public prayer for rainfall.Elad Benari, 11/25/2010, 4:49 AM

Prayers for Rain in the Kinneret

Rabbis to pray for rain from the heart of the Kinneret; second fast day declared as a five-year drought leaves Israel parched..Maayana Miskin, 11/24/2010, 8:14 AM

Fast Day Thursday: We Need Rain

Winter is again late in coming to Israel. The Chief Rabbinate has set Thursday as a day of fasting, prayer and repentance, asking G-d for rain.David Lev, 11/17/2010, 10:38 PM

Israel's First Prayers for Rain

Jews begin praying for much-needed rain.Maayana Miskin, 10/14/2010, 11:05 PM

Kinneret Back from Dangerous Low

The Kinneret lake has floated up from a dangerous drop in water levels thanks to the latest downpour in the wettest winter in five years.Maayana Miskin, 3/1/2010, 7:16 AM

First Snow of the Winter

The first snow of the winter dumped up to two feet of the white stuff on the upper slopes of the Hermon. Flood warnings were posted in the south.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/25/2010, 2:46 PM

The Humvee is Dead

, 1/18/2010, 12:00 AM

Rabbi: Fast and Pray for Rain

Israel's Chief Sephardic Rabbi, Rabbi Shlomo Amar, beseeches the public to fast and pray as another dry winter materializes. Malkah Fleisher, 1/12/2010, 9:47 PM

Israelis Welcome Rain

As winter progresses, Israelis are celebrating the welcome splashing of much-needed rains, which have been falling sporadically over the last week.Malkah Fleisher, 12/22/2009, 9:13 PM

MKs ‘Singing for the Rain’

Knesset Members are singing for rain. They cannot pass a law that rain will fall, but they will meet Tuesday to pray for much-needed precipitation., 11/2/2009, 11:33 AM

Streets Flooded, Rally Delayed

The central rally in honor of slain PM Yitzchak Rabin is delayed as rain floods streets in northern Israel.Maayana Miskin, 10/30/2009, 11:00 AM

Akko Kids Join Prayers for Rain

Schoolchildren in Akko pray for winter rains, encourage the public to join in.Maayana Miskin, 10/28/2009, 9:30 PM