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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Earthquake shakes northern Israel

JTA March 7, 2012

JERUSALEM -- An earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter Scale shook northern Israel. The earthquake was felt in Metullah, located on the border with Lebanon, as well as in Kiryat Shemona and Safed. No injuries or damage were reported. The earthquake was...

Weekend of rain, snow brings needed water to Israel

JTA March 4, 2012

JERUSALEM -- The level of the Sea of Galilee rose by nearly 8 inches following a weekend of rain and snow throughout Israel. The Galilee, or Lake Kinneret, still remains 3.7 yards below the basin's upper red line, which is considered full. The level will...

Wicked weather causing damage in Israel

JTA March 1, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Severe weather in Israel has caused damage and blackouts. Heavy rain and high winds disrupted air traffic at Ben Gurion Airport. Some wind gusts reached 62 miles per hour, according to reports. The severe weather is supposed to last at least...

January was Israel’s wettest month ever

JTA February 1, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Rainfall in the month of January broke all Israeli records. here were 29 days with some rain during the month of January, which broke the previous record of 25 wet days in January 1947, as recorded by the national Meteorological Service....

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