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St. Louis Jewish Light

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

St. Louis Jewish Light

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...

Rain, snow send Galilee well above danger level

JTA February 20, 2012

JERUSALEM -- The Sea of Galilee's water level rose by about half a foot following a weekend of rain and snow, sending its levels well above the lower red line. Even with the rise, the Galilee remains four yards shy of being what is considered full. The...

Jerusalem under snow alert

February 16, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Jerusalem is bracing for possible snowfall over the weekend. Forecasts of up to an inch of snowfall in Jerusalem on Saturday prompted Magen David Adom, the emergency service, to declare a snow alert for Israel's capital city. Snow is also...

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