Mount Hermon

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Snow falls on Mount Hermon - watch

The Hermon is currently closed to visitors due to the coronavirus lockdown.

Dozens rescued from floods across Israel as first snow lands on Mt. Hermon

Rescue services helped an elderly couple escape their Ness Ziona home as it flooded.

Time for a cool summer vacation high in the northern mountains

Despite the hot sumer heat and the coronavirus pandemic, there's still lots of places in Israel to go.

Skiers ride a ski lift on Mount Hermon in the Golan Heights near the Israel-Syria border.

Welcome to Mount Hermon, Israel’s only ski mountain.

It shuts down when it snows.


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.

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.

Five challenges for Israel if Syrian regime retakes Golan border region

In recent weeks the Syrian regime has launched a small offensive to isolate and retake several villages located near the Hermon.


Syria, Iranian proxies threaten military action against rebels on Israeli border

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.

An Israeli soldier directs a tank during an exercise in the Golan Heights.

Syrian, Iranian backed forces advance in border area near northern Israel

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.

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