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  • New Snowstorm, Gales, Lash Jerusalem for Second Time in Two Weeks

    Heavy snow, lashed by gale winds, hit Jerusalem again this afternoon rousing fears that this city was in for a repeat of the devastating snow fall that virtually paralyzed it two weeks ago. Householders began to stock up on food items as traffic hampered by snow drifts and slush slowed down to a crawl in…

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    Heavy snow fell in Jerusalem and other parts of Israel. The snow closed down roads in much of the country.

  • Wild weather strikes Israel

    Storms sweeping through Israel have flooded roads, felled trees and delayed public transportation.

  • Government Commission to Probe Breakdown of Services in Jerusalem in Storm

    A Government-appointed committee will investigate the power failure and breakdown of other public services that paralyzed Jerusalem during last week’s severe snow storm, Minister of Development Moshe Kol announced in reply to a question in the Knesset (parliament) last night. In addition, the Knesset’s interior committee will take up the general stoppage of municipal services…

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    The western entrance to Jerusalem was closed to traffic Monday because of snow. Heavy snow was expected to continue falling on Jerusalem throughout the night.

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    Israel braced for a winter snowstorm. Snow began falling Sunday in northern Israel. Snow-plowing teams were also put on alert in Jerusalem.