In Pictures: A winter wonderland atop the Hermon

Take a look at the abandoned, frostbitten hilltops.

Snow coats the hilltops at Mount Hermon, December 2018.
The north of Israel glittered white as the sun rose over the horizon Friday morning, with up to 15 centimeters of snow covering Mount Hermon.

Pictures show a winter wonderland in both the lower and the higher regions, with the bottom having up to 8 centimeters of snow and the hilltops having up to 15 centimeters.
The site is currently closed due to the weather.