State of emergency declared in JerusalemElectric corporation kicks it into high gear as snow starts moving in ahead of overnight buildup; electricity usage breaks record.
Jerusalem hospitals batten down the hatches for snowstormHadassah and Shaare Tzedek reinforce staff and equipment to stay open as snow looms, with emergency generators on hand.
Rain and snowstorm hit IsraelRains will fall from north to Negev for three days straight as snow showers expected to travel from Mount Hermon down to Jerusalem.
Three-day snowstorm starting tomorrowStorm that began on Shabbat is to morph into thunder/rain/snowstorm starting Monday, with snow and flood warnings lasting three days.
After sandstorm, Israel braces for mega snowstormDays after major sandstorm, Israel due for first snowstorm of the year, with gale-force winds, hail, thunder; generators deployed.
Forecast: Rain accompanied by strong windsRainfall to continue in northern and central Israel on Sunday; snow also predicted on Mount Hermon and the Golan.
Massive snowstorm hits IsraelJust 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.
With rain, wind and cold, Israel's first winter storm is upon usPeak of the storm will hit overnight Friday with 20 centimeters of snow predicted on Mount Hermon, and light snow anticipated in Jerusalem.
Israel braces for its first winter snowstormIncoming rains bear tidings of the heavy storm expected to coat Jerusalem and the surrounding hills in white on Friday.
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.
Rain and Cold Here to Stay for Several More DaysRainfall expected from north to south all day Sunday with unseasonably cold temperatures to boot.
Blessed Rain Gives Israel Better Than Average WinterFebruary 2015 went down as a month with better than average rainfall in almost all parts of Israel, the Meteorological Service said Sunday.
Jerusalem 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.
Israel Wakes Up to WhiteRoads and schools close as Israel blanketed with snow nationwide - from the Golan to the Negev.
Watch: Israeli Meteorologist Pelted with SnowballChannel 10 weatherman has trouble getting back on track after unknown bystander chucks snowball at him during live broadcast.
Watch: Breathtaking Footage of Jerusalem SnowTime-lapse video shows snow pileup in Jerusalem in first blizzard of 2015.
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.
Woman Gives Birth in Snowstorm on Jerusalem StreetClosed streets and speedy birth force an MDA crew to deliver a baby in an ambulance during the storm.
Haifa U Weather Prof on Israel's Roller-Coaster WinterProf. Chaim Kutiel says Israel's current winter is chiefly characterized by its unusually strong extremes.
Watch Live: Snow at the Western WallSnow 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.
Jerusalem Waits for Snow as Wintry Weekend ApproachesRain and snow expected to fall steadily across all parts of Israel through the entire weekend; temperatures remain very low.
Israel Braces for BlizzardForecast predicts possible snowstorm Thursday and Friday in Jerusalem, North; schools, public institutions, emergency forces prepare.
Weather Report: Expect a Wintry WeekendRain, cold expected to dominate in north and center, with heavy air pollution continuing in Jerusalem and Negev through tonight.
Jerusalem May See Snow Next ThursdayAfter a pleasant warm weekend, temperatures are expected to drop significantly Sunday, bringing rain, and maybe even snow to capital.
New York's 'Monster Snowstorm' UnderwhelmsBig Apple saved from highly touted snowstorm thanks to a veer to the east, after subway shut due to snow for first time ever.
'Great Storm' Brings Once-in-a-Decade Low Temps, RainfallNow that the 'great storm' is over, Israel is counting the numbers: the low temperatures, and the high precipitation numbers.
Entrances to Tzfat, Golan Heights Roads Closed OffHeavy snow in northern Israel blocks traffic in Galilee. Flooding shuts down section of Route 90 near Dead Sea.
How to Safely Observe Shabbat in a Massive SnowstormIEC releases guidelines on how to cook and stay warm for Shabbat while avoiding malfunctions and electric fires.
Snow to Pile on in Jerusalem, Reach the Negev DesertWidespread school cancellations as snow redoubles in Jerusalem, Be'er Sheva hopeful for snowflakes; flooding in coastal area.
Jewish Youth Brave the Storm to Visit their 'Birthright'Heavy wind and snow coupled with road closures wasn't enough to dampen spirits of 400 Taglit-Birthright participants.
4,500 Homes Remain Without PowerPower outages continue throughout Israel as storm moves into second day; many roads blocked in affected areas as well.
Jerusalem Schools Reopen, Others Still Closed Due to SnowMost schools in Judea and Samaria remain closed due to weather, but Jerusalem schools will reopen at 10:00 a.m. Thursday.
Schools Close Nationwide Due to StormAll Israeli cities with snow to close schools due to inclement weather; remainder of the country to continue as usual.
Storm Leaves 10,000 without ElectricityThousands still without power in Netanya, Herzliya, Ra'anana, and Rishon Lezion; electricity demand expected to break records.
Snow in Jerusalem as Storm Begins to Taper OffIsrael's capital receives a light dusting as storm activity lessens slightly throughout the country.
Hail, Lightning Causing Traffic, Air Travel NightmaresTel Aviv area is unlikely to see snow, but ice is already becoming a major problem in the center of the country.
Photos and Videos: Northern Israel SnowboundWhite stuff is falling thick and fast in the northern parts of Israel, but soldiers' morale is not.
Jerusalem Lockdown, Police Chief: We're Prepared for the WorstJerusalem shuts down after snow in north closes Tzfat, various widespread power outages, expected Tel Aviv floods.
Israel's Snowstorm in Pictures and VideoEnjoy the snow swept imagery of Israel as it faces a major storm from the comfort of your home.
Samaria Prepares for Snow Storm - and Free SkiingBinyamin council deputy head explains how painful lessons have been learned from last storm; residents to enjoy snow this time in sleds.
Fierce Winter Snowstorm Lashes Israel's Neighbors TooBeirut airport briefly shuts down as schools throughout Lebanon closed; Jordan ships snowplows to Palestinian Authority.
Jerusalem Schools Canceled as Israel Braces for Major SnowstormMunicipality cancels classes for Wednesday as heavy snow expected to set in, following heavy winds throughout Tuesday.
Netanyahu to Jerusalem Residents: Look Out for Each OtherPM Binyamin Netanyahu says that 'keeping an eye out' for neighbors is just as important as fire, rescue coordination ahead of storm.
Report: Food Running Out in JerusalemHysteria over snow out of control in Jerusalem, as residents raid supermarkets ahead of storm.
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.
Jerusalem Prepares for SnowGuidelines released before snowstorm predicted for next week; municipality takes precautions, building on lessons from 2013 snowstorm.
Rain, Maybe Snow on the Way to IsraelAfter nearly two weeks of pleasant weather, winter will return in full force to Israel beginning Friday.
NYC Mayor Admits Rich Areas Neglected In PlowingDe Blasio reverses himself in saying Upper East Side not managed well, blames unnamed 'glitch.' His and poorer neighborhoods plowed.
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.
Local Authorities to Get NIS 30 Million for Storm DamageDept. Interior Minister Fania Kirschenbaum says NIS 30 million will go to local authorities to defray costs of the recent storm.
Activist: Outpost Residents Still Without Power - All Year LongWhile many Israelis suffered during the snowstorm after losing power, there are some who live without electricity all year long.
A Shomron Miracle in the SnowAs communities throughout Judea and Samaria pick up the pieces, one man tells of his close shave - and miraculous rescue.
IEC Head: Storm Cost Us a Billion ShekelsAccording to IEC chairman Eli Glickman, the damage to Israel's electrical system during the recent winter storm was one billion shekels.
Danino: Israelis Know They Can Rely on PoliceNational Police Commander Yohanan Danino attacks critics of his department's performance during the winter storm.
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 Nagari
While it Lasts: Snow Tourism in Gush EtzionGush Etzion region, which experienced record snowfall over the weekend, takes opportunity to boost tourism in the region.
Air Force Parachutes Generators into Samaria CommunitiesResidents of several Samaria communities finally have power – after the Israel Air Force parachuted generators into their towns