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.
At least 19 dead in 'Snowzilla' on East CoastWinter blizzard shuts down East Coast, dumps 28 inches of snow on New York.
Lethal US blizzard leaves at least 10 deadOver 200,000 left without power, 11 states declare states of emergency - and massive East Coast storm is still just building strength.
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.
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.
Electric Corp. ready for approaching snowstorm in JerusalemJerusalem director of IEC tells Arutz Sheva preparations for first snowstorm are in full swing with 'massive reinforcement.'
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.
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.
Snowstorm Covers Israel in White From North to SouthSnow in north, parts of Jerusalem, Hevron, and soon in the Negev, as roads close and Israel hunkers in for the last cold gasps of winter.
Israel Braces for BlizzardForecast predicts possible snowstorm Thursday and Friday in Jerusalem, North; schools, public institutions, emergency forces prepare.
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.
New England Braces for 'Historic' Snowstorm2-3 ft. of snow projected to fall across multiple states, prompting panic among 58 million in its shadow.
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.
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.
Photos and Videos: Northern Israel SnowboundWhite stuff is falling thick and fast in the northern parts of Israel, but soldiers' morale is not.
17,000 Homes Left Without Electricity in SnowstormAside from closing Jerusalem, Tzfat and Golan, storm has left thousands without power nation-wide, major damage in Netanya.
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.
Samaria Takes in Tel Aviv Homeless for the StormSamaria Resident's Council offers homeless with nowhere to turn a stay in guest rooms with warm food and showers to get out of the cold.
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.
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.
Will Snow Block Funerals?Jerusalem Municipality is asked to give priority to clearing snow from roads leading to cemeteries, to enable burials.
Report: Food Running Out in JerusalemHysteria over snow out of control in Jerusalem, as residents raid supermarkets ahead of storm.
Barkat: We've Learned the Lessons of Last Year's SnowstormAs snowstorm looms, Jerusalem Mayor says this time the city is prepared; entrances/ exits will be closed as soon as snow piles up.
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.
Historic Jewish Theater Devastated by Romanian SnowstormThe State Jewish Theatre of Bucharest, Yiddish cultural site in Europe, is damaged extensively by snowstorm.
Record-Breaking Cold Snap Freezes the MidwestPolar vortex hits the US: Temperatures reach record lows, with windchill in some areas as low as -76F (-60 C).
Northeastern United States Digging Out After Fierce StormStorm Hercules shuts down major highways and cancels thousands of flights across the northeastern United States.
290 Million Shekel Storm Damage in JerusalemMayor Nir Barkat presents figures to Knesset Finance Committee, asks government to cover the damage.
‘Facebook Saved Lives’ During Winter StormFacebook, city websites credited with keeping residents up-to-date – and safe – during unusually harsh snowstorm.
One Week After Storm, Parts of Gaza Fence Still DownHoles in fence have been presenting major security risk, IDF soldiers say; IDF spokesman denies claims that breaches have remained open.
Immigrant Doctor Trekked Through Storm To Help JerusalemitesDr. Joyce Morel recounts how she helped Jerusalem residents deal with the massive snowstorm - and offers advice for motorists.
Forecaster Nixes Rumors of Second SnowstormForecaster says no new snowstorm on the horizon. Jerusalem leaders clash over storm ‘mismanagement.’
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.
State Comptroller to Investigate Storm ResponseYosef Shapira says mishandled storm was foreseen, warns 'this time the storm was white, but it could be a storm of rockets.'
MK Slams Gov't 'Failure' Over SnowstormAt Knesset hearing evaluating government aid during the storm, MK Moti Yogev rips into decentralization of rescue efforts by the state.
Jerusalem Cleanup Still UnderwayTransportation, schools, municipal services slowly return to normal; mayor Nir Barkat praises community efforts in storm's wake.
Despite Snow, Bar Mitzvahs Still Held at Western WallWorshippers flock to Jewish holy site despite inclement weather.
'Besieged' Gaza Gets Diesel Through IsraelGaza, whose Hamas leaders claim is under an “Israeli siege”, receives PA-bought diesel through a border crossing with Israel.
Yaalon Helps Woman Whose Car Was Stuck in JerusalemA woman whose car was stuck on one of Jerusalem’s snow-covered streets was helped by none other than Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon.
Efrat: We Prepared for Snow ahead of TimeMayor Oded Revivi tells Arutz Sheva preparations for the storm began a week before it began.
Bennett Spends Day Helping Storm VictimsEconomics Minister shoveled snow, pushed cars, brought warm bread to residents isolated by deep snow.
Buses to Capital and Inside It – to Halt AgainBecause of icy roads, bus traffic on Highway 1 has been halted, and buses inside Jerusalem will stop. Drivers asked to avoid all roads.
Bennett Calls for Half-Day Vacation for the SnowboundEconomics Minister proposes paid half-day vacation for all employees stranded from work in snowbound areas.
The Good News: Kinneret Rises by Ten Centimeters After StormKinneret water level rises significantly in three-day period; more rises expected once snow begins melting in northern cities.