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Jewish institutions batten down as monster storm hits East Coast

With snowfall predictions in Massachusetts ranging from a foot to 15 inches, El Al cancels flights, schools and synagogues announce closure.

Jewish institutions batten down as monster storm hits East Coast

Thousands of flights delayed, cancelled as US storm approaches

America's Eastern seaboard is bracing for what could be worst snowstorm of season. Thousands of flights have been delayed and cancelled.

Thousands of flights delayed, cancelled as US storm approaches

New York prepares for super-snowstorm

New York prepares for 12-18 inches of snow, residents run to supermarkets to stock up on supplies.

New York prepares for super-snowstorm

Baby in serious condition from hypothermia

Highways 443 and 60 closed due to snow and ice; 7-week-old infant given medical treatment in serious condition from snowstorm.

Baby in serious condition from hypothermia

State of emergency declared in Jerusalem

Electric corporation kicks it into high gear as snow starts moving in ahead of overnight buildup; electricity usage breaks record.

State of emergency declared in Jerusalem

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.

Jerusalem hospitals batten down the hatches for snowstorm

At least 19 dead in 'Snowzilla' on East Coast

Winter blizzard shuts down East Coast, dumps 28 inches of snow on New York.

At least 19 dead in 'Snowzilla' on East Coast

Lethal US blizzard leaves at least 10 dead

Over 200,000 left without power, 11 states declare states of emergency - and massive East Coast storm is still just building strength.

Lethal US blizzard leaves at least 10 dead

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.

Three-day snowstorm starting tomorrow

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.

After sandstorm, Israel braces for mega snowstorm

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.

Massive snowstorm hits Israel

Electric Corp. ready for the storm in Jerusalem

Jerusalem director of IEC tells Arutz Sheva preparations for first snowstorm are in full swing with 'massive reinforcement.'

Electric Corp. ready for approaching snowstorm in Jerusalem

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.

Israel braces for its first winter snowstorm

Israel Wakes Up to White

Roads and schools close as Israel blanketed with snow nationwide - from the Golan to the Negev.

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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.

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Watch: Breathtaking Footage of Jerusalem Snow

Time-lapse video shows snow pileup in Jerusalem in first blizzard of 2015.

Watch: Breathtaking Footage of Jerusalem Snowplayer

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.

Will Jerusalem's Eruv be Valid this Shabbat?

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.

Woman Gives Birth in Snowstorm on Jerusalem Street

Snowstorm Covers Israel in White North to South

Snow 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.

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Israel Braces for Blizzard

Forecast predicts possible snowstorm Thursday and Friday in Jerusalem, North; schools, public institutions, emergency forces prepare.

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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.

New York's 'Monster Snowstorm' Underwhelms

New England Braces for 'Historic' Snowstorm

2-3 ft. of snow projected to fall across multiple states, prompting panic among 58 million in its shadow.

New England Braces for 'Historic' Snowstorm

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.

How to Safely Observe Shabbat in a Massive Snowstorm

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.

Snow to Pile on in Jerusalem, Reach the Negev Desert

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.

Jewish Youth Brave the Storm to Visit their 'Birthright'

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.

Schools Close Nationwide Due to Storm

Storm Leaves 10,000 without Electricity

Thousands still without power in Netanya, Herzliya, Ra'anana, and Rishon Lezion; electricity demand expected to break records.

Storm Leaves 10,000 without Electricity

Snow in Jerusalem as Storm Begins to Taper Off

Israel's capital receives a light dusting as storm activity lessens slightly throughout the country.

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Photos and Videos: Northern Israel Snowbound

White stuff is falling thick and fast in the northern parts of Israel, but soldiers' morale is not.

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17,000 Homes Left Without Electricity in Snowstorm

Aside from closing Jerusalem, Tzfat and Golan, storm has left thousands without power nation-wide, major damage in Netanya.

17,000 Homes Left Without Electricity in Snowstorm

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.

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Samaria Takes in Tel Aviv Homeless for the Storm

Samaria 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.

Samaria Takes in Tel Aviv Homeless for the Storm

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.

Israel's Snowstorm in Pictures and Videoplayer

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.

Samaria Prepares for Snow Storm - and Free Skiing

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.

Jerusalem Schools Canceled as Israel Braces for Major Snowstorm

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.

Netanyahu to Jerusalem Residents: Look Out for Each Other

Will Snow Block Funerals?

Jerusalem Municipality is asked to give priority to clearing snow from roads leading to cemeteries, to enable burials.

Will Snow Block Funerals?

Report: Food Running Out in Jerusalem

Hysteria over snow out of control in Jerusalem, as residents raid supermarkets ahead of storm.

Report: Food Running Out in Jerusalem

Barkat Pleads with Residents: Take Responsibility

As snowstorm looms, Jerusalem Mayor says this time the city is prepared; entrances/ exits will be closed as soon as snow piles up.

Barkat: We've Learned the Lessons of Last Year's Snowstorm

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.

How Do You Brace for a Snowstorm in Jerusalem?