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Substitute surgeon saves child's life

When the surgeon on call at Hadassah became stuck in the snow, the department director stepped in to save a three-year-old child's life.

Substitute surgeon saves child's life

Stormy weather shuts down central routes

Police announce road closures, caution travelers, in light of stormy weather

Roads close as snowfall resumes

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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.

Haifa U Weather Prof on Israel's Roller-Coaster Winter

Fierce Winter Snowstorm Lashes Israel's Neighbors

Beirut airport briefly shuts down as schools throughout Lebanon closed; Jordan ships snowplows to Palestinian Authority.

Fierce Winter Snowstorm Lashes Israel's Neighbors Too

Storm in US: at Least 16 Dead

'Wind chills colder than 50 below can cause exposed flesh to freeze in only 5 to 10 minutes,' citizens warned.

Storm in US: at Least 16 Dead

Forecaster Nixes Rumors of Second Snowstorm

Forecaster says no new snowstorm on the horizon. Jerusalem leaders clash over storm ‘mismanagement.’

Forecaster Nixes Rumors of Second Snowstorm

Jlem Councilman: ‘Time to Get Back to Normal’

Jerusalem deputy mayor explains controversial decision to reopen schools.

Jlem Councilman: ‘Time to Get Back to Normal’

Power Restored to All Towns Disconnected in Storm

Electric Company says there are still customers in 'specific locations' in Jerusalem who do not have electricity.

Power Restored 'to All Towns Disconnected in Storm'

'All Towns to have Power Today'

Electric Company promises that no communities will lack electricity by the end of the day.

'All Towns to have Power Today'player

Schools Stay Closed in Jerusalem

Schools, kindergartens and day care centers in the capital and numerous other locations will not open Monday.

Schools Stay Closed in Jerusalemplayer

Buses to Capital and Inside It – to Halt Again

Because of icy roads, bus traffic on Highway 1 has been halted, and buses inside Jerusalem will stop. Drivers asked to avoid all roads.

Buses to Capital and Inside It – to Halt Again

MDA Treats 10,000 in 3 Days

MDA reports on snowstorm efforts, injuries, and reminds public to stay safe.

MDA Treats 10,000 in 3 Days

Soldiers on Front Lines in Rescue Efforts

Thousands of IDF soldiers clear trees, distribute warm blankets and water, and help with evacuations.

Soldiers on Front Lines in Rescue Effortsplayer

Netanyahu: Many Lives were Saved

Prime Minister praises the way emergency teams responded and says a greater disaster was averted.

Netanyahu: Many Lives were Savedplayer

Jerusalem Bus Traffic Halted for Safety's Sake

Egged buses to and from Holy City, as well as inside it, have been halted again, because of slippery roads.

Jerusalem Bus Traffic Halted for Safety's Sakeplayer

29,000 Homes Still without Electricity

Owners of cars stuck on Highway 1 and Highway 443 are asked to take them back.

29,000 Homes Still without Electricity

Unprecedented Snowfall Continues

Ministry of Transportation urges drivers to stay home as they attempt to clear Jerusalem roads; regional updates for Negev and other areas.

Snowstorm Updates; Predictions of Unprecedented Snowfall

Snow Continues to Pile Across Israel

Power outages throughout Israel in storm of 'rare ferocity, thousands of stranded drivers rescued by IDF and police.

'Historic' Israeli Snowstorm; Power Outage In Jerusalemplayer

Snow Closes Roads to and from Jerusalem

Highways 1 and 443 are closed to traffic in both directions until 6:00 a.m.

Snow Closes Roads to and from Jerusalemplayer

New York Airports Reopen After Fierce Blizzard

Northeastern United States getting back on the move after a fierce blizzard paralyzed air, road and rail travel.

New York Airports Reopen After Fierce Blizzard

Converging Storms Could Spell Major Snow for NYC

Heavy snow and blizzard conditions are forecasted to hit the crowded US northeast on Friday as two winter storms converge on the region.

Converging Storms Could Spell Major Snow for New York City