Gallery: Snow in Jerusalem

A rare but always welcome treat, this year more than ever!

Snow in Jerusalem is always cause for celebration
Yonatan SIndel/Flash90

It doesn’t happen often that Jerusalem is blanketed in snow. And when it does, the snow usually disappears within 24 hours. Even so, it was well worth the extra mess and the disruption to our schedules to see the children smile with genuine glee after a full year of uncertainties and lockdowns.

Enjoy this collection of photos from our photojournalism partners in Jerusalem.

“Jerusalem of Gold,” adorned in white.
Winter wonderland? Not exactly, but it was enough to delight the children (and the young-at-heart among us adults).
Independence Park in central Jerusalem offered an opportunity for a bit of sledding.
A snowy stroll through downtown Jerusalem.
Frosty the snowman, wearing the appropriate local attire.
Snowball fight!
Making due with what you’ve got. Most Israelis don’t own a snow sled. Why would they?

 

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