My first blog for Times of Israel last year made fun of the hype and the lame amount of snow we had in Jerusalem, Israel. Today things have certainly changed and there is no excuse to use a 20-year-old photo any longer.

snow photo Jerusalem

It has snowed,

and snowed,

enough to fill the streets

Jerusalem snow photo

and cover everything with a blanket of white. But inches of snow on the compressor does little to warm the house

Jerusalem snow photo

and certainly was not good for the lemon tree.

Jerusalem snow photo

The whirling white stuff settled

Jerusalem snow photo

on the walkways,

and the city was covered,

Jerusalem snow picture

even the red roofs of Nachlaot were covered in white.

Jerusalem snow photo

For a short time the sky over the Knesset building was a bright blue.

Jerusalem snow photos

OK, now after all the talk and more than enough snow and we have enough photos to last for the next 20 years.

And who could imagine, I am almost ready to hear more talk about the elections. Now who could have imagined that?

 

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