IN PICTURES: Israel transformed into magical winter land

The Jerusalem Post invites you to feast your eyes on the city of peace under a blanket of snow.

An orthodox Jew takes pictures of tourists at the Western Wall (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM)
An orthodox Jew takes pictures of tourists at the Western Wall
(photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM)
Many people are familiar with the slogan "Follow the sun to Israel;" however, this Wednesday, Israelis were given the delightful gift of snow, hail, and heavy rains. Jerusalem Post staff invites you to enjoy rivers in the desert and a blanket of snow covering the city of peace.
An orthodox Jew takes pictures of tourists at the Western Wall / MARC ISRAEL SELLEM An orthodox Jew takes pictures of tourists at the Western Wall / MARC ISRAEL SELLEM

A note left in the cracks of the Western Wall; a few worshippers braved the cold to pray / MARC ISRAEL SELLEM A note left in the cracks of the Western Wall; a few worshippers braved the cold to pray / MARC ISRAEL SELLEM

Snowfall in a park in Jerusalem / MARC ISRAEL SELLEMSnowfall in a park in Jerusalem / MARC ISRAEL SELLEM

A girl poses for a photo on a riverbank of the flooded Besor stream on a rainy day, near Kibbutz Tze'elim at the Negev desert, Israel January 6, 2018. REUTERS/Amir Cohen A girl poses for a photo on a riverbank of the flooded Besor stream on a rainy day, near Kibbutz Tze'elim at the Negev desert, Israel January 6, 2018. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Saar Stream after Thursday's rains, December 20, 2018.  DANNY KARIN/ISRAEL NATURE AND PARKS AUTHORITY Saar Stream after Thursday's rains, December 20, 2018. DANNY KARIN/ISRAEL NATURE AND PARKS AUTHORITY