The Hermon is currently closed to visitors due to the coronavirus lockdown.
Rescue services helped an elderly couple escape their Ness Ziona home as it flooded.
Despite the hot sumer heat and the coronavirus pandemic, there's still lots of places in Israel to go.
It shuts down when it snows.
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.
Between 1.2 and 1.5 inches of snow fell on Mount Hermon on northern Israel on Wednesday.
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.
In recent weeks the Syrian regime has launched a small offensive to isolate and retake several villages located near the Hermon.
The Syrian army, backed by local militias a financed and equipped by Iran, have been escalating a fierce assault against Sunni rebels in an enclave in the foothills of Mount Hermon.
Israel has been lobbying both big powers to deny Iran, Lebanon’s Hezbollah and other Shi‘ite militias any permanent bases in Syria, and to keep them away from the Golan.