In Jerusalem

Congregants brave snowy streets

"Nothing, even a snowstorm, deters the truly religiously observant."

Ultra-Orthodox Jews walk in the snow on outskirts of Jerusalem.
Photo by: REUTERS
Nothing, even a snowstorm, deters the truly religiously observant.

Therefore, many synagogues had services on Friday morning as well as Friday night and Saturday, although some had to cancel services due to lack of electricity – which meant not only lack of light, but also heating.



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