winter in israel

Five tasty dishes to warm up on long winter weekends

To make each weekend a celebration look at these five wonderful meat stews that we really love. These dishes require almost no preparation. They just need to “stew” and cook patiently.

By Walla!

24-year-old evacuated with hypothermia as Israel prepares for snowstorm

"If the passers-by who saw him had not called us at the 101 emergency line, the event could have ended in tragedy," MDA paramedic Ohad Porat said.

PHOTO ESSAY: Flamingos passing through Israel for the winter

Only a few hundred of these birds that visit Israel in the winter choose to stay here for the whole season

Israel Electric Corporation

Efficient electricity in winter

With one of Israel's stormiest winters yet, here is a list of recommendations, tips, and safety rules to properly manage electricity and appliances at home.

Visitors enjoy the display of kalaniot at the Shokeda Forest in Israel.

Israelis celebrate the Darom Adom Festival as the desert blooms

Cooler temperatures and rainfall bring the Negev to life each winter, as Israelis flock to see the natural spectacle of carpets of scarlet kalaniot.

JNF-USA Winter Break: Provides Social Justice and Lasting Friendships

The program, whose registration deadline closes on November 10 and has brought 2,000 Jewish college students and young adults ages 18-24 to Israel.

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.

The Hellenistic horse figurine found near Tel Acre

Two ancient horse figurines found in north after winter rains

“We were very excited. This is a fascinating and spectacular find!”

Assuta Ashdod University Hospital

Study: Children with skin burns increase during the winter

The most dangerous age for childhood skin burns is from birth to four years old, with one-year-olds being the most susceptible of all.

The coast of the Red Sea from southern Eilat.

Eilat in the winter

Because Israelis aren’t used to going to Eilat this time of year, many hotels are offering great deals.

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