Snow Day in Jerusalem – Feb 20

Thursday 19 February the last day of Shvat, we arrived in Jerusalem in late afternoon.  We were welcomed by a winter rain storm which was expected to turn to snow.  But, you know how weather forecasts are – hard to predict! However, when we looked out our windows in the early morning, the snow was blowing and about 4 inches had fallen.  Yes, we know that Boston has much more, but this is a BIG deal here.  The city was closed and no traffic coming in or out of the city.  We were lucky – here for the week, but others who had flights going out this morning were stuck in Jerusalem.

Susan met up with Georgina around 6:30 AM and they went for a picturesque walk with cameras in hand!  Up Keren HaYasod St, down Agron Street, past the American Consulate, through Mamilla Mall, up the steps to Jaffa Gate to the Armenian Quarter in the Old City.  It was truly beautiful as there were no cars and few people, just clean white snow hugging the buildings and clinging the to trees, including palm trees!  By afternoon, the snow has begun to melt and the sun was shining  By Sunday, when CAARI is on the road again, this snow day will only be a memory!  Enjoy the pictures!

Wishing all of you a Shabbat Shalom,
CAARI 2015

it is important to know where the sheritim is – no matter the weather!

The Canadian American Active Retirees in Israel, CAARI, offers active seniors a unique opportunity to experience Israel. The program is designed to explore the biblical landscapes, follow the footsteps of the early pioneers, and envision the future of our Homeland. The CAARI Program includes community service, toursa speakers forum and the camaraderie of the CAARI Family. The Program is designed for to feel, touch, hear and see Israel from the mountains to the desert, from sea to sea, and from ancient to modern.

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