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Jerusalem hospitals batten down hatches for snow

Hadassah and Shaare Tzedek reinforce staff and equipment to stay open as snow looms, with emergency generators on hand.Ari Yashar, 1/24/2016, 4:04 PM

Rain and snowstorm hit Israel

Rains will fall from north to Negev for three days straight as snow showers expected to travel from Mount Hermon down to Jerusalem.Cynthia Blank, 1/24/2016, 9:15 AM

Three-day snowstorm starting tomorrow

Storm that began on Shabbat is to morph into thunder/rain/snowstorm starting Monday, with snow and flood warnings lasting three days.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2016, 6:38 PM

After sandstorm, Israel braces for mega snowstorm

Days after major sandstorm, Israel due for first snowstorm of the year, with gale-force winds, hail, thunder; generators deployed.Ari Yashar, 1/22/2016, 8:48 AM

Forecast: Rain accompanied by strong winds

Rainfall to continue in northern and central Israel on Sunday; snow also predicted on Mount Hermon and the Golan.Cynthia Blank, 1/3/2016, 8:28 AM

Massive snowstorm hits Israel

Just as predicted gale force winds and rain pelt the country, with snow in the offing and Mt. Hermon in the north already covered in white.Ari Yashar, 1/1/2016, 7:31 AM

Israel's first winter storm upon us

Peak of the storm will hit overnight Friday with 20 centimeters of snow predicted on Mount Hermon, and light snow anticipated in Jerusalem.Cynthia Blank, 12/31/2015, 8:08 AM

Israel braces for its first winter snowstorm

Incoming rains bear tidings of the heavy storm expected to coat Jerusalem and the surrounding hills in white on Friday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2015, 2:49 PM

Mount Hermon Gets 'Snow You Only See in January'

Unseasonable weather continues with surprising snow on Israel's sole skiing site, although heat wave expected next week.Reut Hadar, Ari Yashar, 4/24/2015, 1:39 PM

Rain and Cold Here to Stay for Several More Days

Rainfall expected from north to south all day Sunday with unseasonably cold temperatures to boot.Cynthia Blank, 4/12/2015, 10:07 AM

Blessed Rain Makes for Better Than Average Winter

February 2015 went down as a month with better than average rainfall in almost all parts of Israel, the Meteorological Service said Sunday.Moshe Cohen, 3/1/2015, 7:46 PM

Rabbi: Why Were Snow Plows Operated on Shabbat?

​Jerusalem Chief Rabbi Aryeh Stern on Sunday expressed his “extreme disappointment” over the operation of snow plows on Shabbat.Yaakov Levi, 2/22/2015, 3:41 PM

Israel Wakes Up to White

Roads and schools close as Israel blanketed with snow nationwide - from the Golan to the Negev.Tova Dvorin, 2/20/2015, 12:39 PM

Watch: Israeli Meteorologist Pelted with Snowball

Channel 10 weatherman has trouble getting back on track after unknown bystander chucks snowball at him during live broadcast.Tova Dvorin, 2/20/2015, 11:15 AM

Watch: Breathtaking Footage of Jerusalem Snow

Time-lapse video shows snow pileup in Jerusalem in first blizzard of 2015.Tova Dvorin, 2/20/2015, 10:12 AM

Will Jerusalem's Eruv be Valid this Shabbat?

Authority on eruv demarcation permitting carrying objects on Shabbat says to track updates, as snowstorm may invalidate the system.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 2/20/2015, 9:45 AM

Woman Gives Birth in Snowstorm on Jerusalem Street

Closed streets and speedy birth force an MDA crew to deliver a baby in an ambulance during the storm.Ari Yashar, 2/20/2015, 8:54 AM

Haifa U Prof on Israel's Roller-Coaster Winter

Prof. Chaim Kutiel says Israel's current winter is chiefly characterized by its unusually strong extremes.Hillel Fendel, 2/20/2015, 3:42 AM

Watch Live: Snow at the Western Wall

Snow has arrived in Jerusalem and the city is being covered in white. Watch live as the snow falls on the Western Wall in the Old City.Arutz Sheva, 2/19/2015, 11:30 PM

Jerusalem Waits for Wintry Weekend's Snow

Rain and snow expected to fall steadily across all parts of Israel through the entire weekend; temperatures remain very low.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 2/19/2015, 10:20 AM

Israel Braces for Blizzard

Forecast predicts possible snowstorm Thursday and Friday in Jerusalem, North; schools, public institutions, emergency forces prepare.Tova Dvorin, 2/18/2015, 8:53 PM

Weather Report: Expect a Wintry Weekend

Rain, cold expected to dominate in north and center, with heavy air pollution continuing in Jerusalem and Negev through tonight.Cynthia Blank, 2/12/2015, 9:14 AM

Jerusalem May See Snow Next Thursday

After a pleasant warm weekend, temperatures are expected to drop significantly Sunday, bringing rain, and maybe even snow to capital.Orly Harari, 2/5/2015, 2:08 PM

New York's 'Monster Snowstorm' Underwhelms

Big Apple saved from highly touted snowstorm thanks to a veer to the east, after subway shut due to snow for first time ever.Ari Yashar, 1/27/2015, 8:39 PM

'Great Storm' Brings Once-in-a-Decade Rainfall

Now that the 'great storm' is over, Israel is counting the numbers: the low temperatures, and the high precipitation numbers.Moshe Cohen, 1/11/2015, 10:45 PM

Entrances to Tzfat, Golan Heights Roads Closed Off

Heavy snow in northern Israel blocks traffic in Galilee. Flooding shuts down section of Route 90 near Dead Sea.Arutz Sheva, 1/11/2015, 10:00 AM

How to Observe Shabbat in a Massive Snowstorm

IEC releases guidelines on how to cook and stay warm for Shabbat while avoiding malfunctions and electric fires.Nir Har-Zahav, Ari Yashar, 1/9/2015, 12:13 PM

Snow to Pile on in Jerusalem, Reach Negev Desert

Widespread school cancellations as snow redoubles in Jerusalem, Be'er Sheva hopeful for snowflakes; flooding in coastal area.Ari Yashar, 1/9/2015, 8:39 AM

Jewish Youth Brave Storm for their 'Birthright'

Heavy wind and snow coupled with road closures wasn't enough to dampen spirits of 400 Taglit-Birthright participants.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2015, 6:24 PM

4,500 Homes Remain Without Power

Power outages continue throughout Israel as storm moves into second day; many roads blocked in affected areas as well.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 1/8/2015, 10:31 AM

Updated List of School Cancellations and Delays

Most schools in Judea and Samaria remain closed due to weather, but Jerusalem schools will reopen at 10:00 a.m. Thursday.Cynthia Blank, 1/8/2015, 8:29 AM

Schools Close Nationwide Due to Storm

All Israeli cities with snow to close schools due to inclement weather; remainder of the country to continue as usual.Tova Dvorin, 1/7/2015, 10:05 PM

Storm Leaves 10,000 without Electricity

Thousands still without power in Netanya, Herzliya, Ra'anana, and Rishon Lezion; electricity demand expected to break records.Tova Dvorin, 1/7/2015, 7:25 PM

Snow in Jerusalem as Storm Begins to Taper Off

Israel's capital receives a light dusting as storm activity lessens slightly throughout the country.Yoni Kempinski and Tova Dvorin, 1/7/2015, 5:05 PM

Hail, Lightning Causing Traffic Nightmares

Tel Aviv area is unlikely to see snow, but ice is already becoming a major problem in the center of the country.Yaakov Levi, 1/7/2015, 3:58 PM

Photos and Videos: Northern Israel Snowbound

White stuff is falling thick and fast in the northern parts of Israel, but soldiers' morale is not.Arutz Sheva, 1/7/2015, 1:29 PM

Police Chief on Snowstorm: Prepared for the Worst

Jerusalem shuts down after snow in north closes Tzfat, various widespread power outages, expected Tel Aviv floods.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2015, 12:25 PM

Israel's Snowstorm in Pictures and Video

Enjoy the snow swept imagery of Israel as it faces a major storm from the comfort of your home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2015, 11:04 AM

Samaria Prepares for Snow Storm - and Free Skiing

Binyamin council deputy head explains how painful lessons have been learned from last storm; residents to enjoy snow this time in sleds.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 1/6/2015, 10:30 PM

Fierce Winter Snowstorm Lashes Israel's Neighbors

Beirut airport briefly shuts down as schools throughout Lebanon closed; Jordan ships snowplows to Palestinian Authority.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2015, 10:20 PM

Schools Canceled as Israel Braces for Major Storm

Municipality cancels classes for Wednesday as heavy snow expected to set in, following heavy winds throughout Tuesday.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 1/6/2015, 7:41 PM

PM to J'lem Residents: Look Out for Each Other

PM Binyamin Netanyahu says that 'keeping an eye out' for neighbors is just as important as fire, rescue coordination ahead of storm.Ido Ben-Porat, Tova Dvorin, 1/6/2015, 2:49 PM

Report: Food Running Out in Jerusalem

Hysteria over snow out of control in Jerusalem, as residents raid supermarkets ahead of storm.Tova Dvorin, 1/6/2015, 10:11 AM

How Do You Brace for a Snowstorm in Jerusalem?

Hadassah Ein Kerem department head tells Arutz Sheva the key will be looking after infants and elderly, as well as mutual responsibility.Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 1/5/2015, 8:27 AM

Jerusalem Prepares for Snow

Guidelines released before snowstorm predicted for next week; municipality takes precautions, building on lessons from 2013 snowstorm.Nir Har-Zahav, 1/3/2015, 10:43 PM

Rain, Maybe Snow on the Way to Israel

After nearly two weeks of pleasant weather, winter will return in full force to Israel beginning Friday.Moshe Cohen, 1/1/2015, 12:01 PM

NYC Mayor Admits Rich Areas Neglected In Plowing

De Blasio reverses himself in saying Upper East Side not managed well, blames unnamed 'glitch.' His and poorer neighborhoods plowed.Ari Yashar, 1/28/2014, 12:15 AM

Polar Vortex Lifting, Another On The Way?

Record low weather passing even as reports indicate more cold spells. Toll of vortex on US economy up to $5 billion.Ari Yashar, 1/12/2014, 10:22 AM

Local Authorities to Get NIS 30 Million for Damage

Dept. Interior Minister Fania Kirschenbaum says NIS 30 million will go to local authorities to defray costs of the recent storm.David Lev, 12/30/2013, 5:48 PM

Activist: Outpost Residents Without Power All Year

While many Israelis suffered during the snowstorm after losing power, there are some who live without electricity all year long.David Lev, 12/26/2013, 8:39 AM

A Shomron Miracle in the Snow

As communities throughout Judea and Samaria pick up the pieces, one man tells of his close shave - and miraculous rescue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2013, 4:49 PM

IEC Head: Storm Cost Us a Billion Shekels

According to IEC chairman Eli Glickman, the damage to Israel's electrical system during the recent winter storm was one billion shekels.David Lev, 12/22/2013, 9:58 PM

Danino: Israelis Know They Can Rely on Police

National Police Commander Yohanan Danino attacks critics of his department's performance during the winter storm.David Lev, 12/19/2013, 2:07 PM

Rabbi: Winter Storm a 'Message from Heaven'

The harsh winter storm that hit Israel last week was not just a “weather event,” but a Divine message, said Rabbi Mordechai NagariDavid Lev, 12/19/2013, 10:56 AM

While it Lasts: Snow Tourism in Gush Etzion

Gush Etzion region, which experienced record snowfall over the weekend, takes opportunity to boost tourism in the region.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2013, 9:05 PM

IDF Parachutes Generators into Samaria Communities

Residents of several Samaria communities finally have power – after the Israel Air Force parachuted generators into their townsDavid Lev, 12/16/2013, 10:11 PM

Binyamin Town Abandoned in Wake of Storm

Residents of a town in the Binyamin region abandoned it after being subjected to snow, rain, and wind, no electrical power, water, phones.David Lev, 12/16/2013, 10:10 PM