Mount Hermon

Skiers ride a ski lift on Mount Hermon in the Golan Heights near the Israel-Syria border.
Mount Hermon welcomes snowboarders, skiers after weekend closure

On Sunday, the mountain resort's staff teased its Facebook followers by posting a video of vehicles clearing snow and cleaning the area, saying that preparations were underway.

Mount Hermon closes due to snow, not security situation

The Mount Hermon site emphasized that the closure was due to the weather and not the security situation.

Mount Hermon on December 27, 2019.
Snow blankets Mount Hermon, Kinneret level rises

The mountain rises over 2,200 m, with a ski-resort, the only one in Israel, located at 2,000 m.

First snowfall of the season on Mount Hermon (December 25, 2019)
Haifa port closes due to fierce winds and high waves

An 8 year-old child in Beni Brak was hit in the head by a plastic store sign that became unhinged and flew in her direction due to the fierce winds and hit her.

Israel’s battle against Iran
Israel’s battle against Iran

Bennett threatens to take even more aggressive measures, but neither side wants an escalation.

Wine Talk: The Golan wine experience

I particularly love to explore the rich Jewish history of the Golan. In fact, about a quarter of all the ancient synagogues found in Israel are situated on the Golan.

Spring on the Hermon

To catch a glance of the beautiful late spring on the mountain, it is best to join the free guided hikes that the Hermon site organizes between June and August.

Jerusalem's Old City throgh a rainy lens
Snow blankets Mount Hermon, rains shower Israel as winter returns

The Mount Hermon ski site was open for business, as was the Hamat Gader thermal spas.

Snow on Mount Hermon on November 9, 2019
Photo gallery: Winter in Israel means rain and snow

Between 1.2 and 1.5 inches of snow fell on Mount Hermon on northern Israel on Wednesday.

Skiers ride a ski lift on Mount Hermon in the Golan Heights near the Israel-Syria border.
The human spirit: There's gold in those hills

We need a revolution in tourist sites on the Golan, in the same way that the once standard and prosaic chicken has given way to gourmet delights in Israel’s hotels and restaurants.

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