Snow in Jerusalem: Get A Room


10,000 rockets hit from Gaza. Israelis carried on.

Years of bus bombings. Israelis road on.

But a forecast of 5 cm of snow in Jerusalem?

People are stocking up on those big packs of toilet paper and getting ready to hunker down.

image salt truck

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat came to show off the city’s new salt spreaders and preparedness.

image Nir Barkat at press conference

But the main road to Jerusalem, Israel is to be shut at midnight on Wednesday. So the mayor’s advice?

Come early and take a hotel room.

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