It is always exciting to see Jerusalem in the snow. Here are two recently published photographs:
This beautiful photo was taken from the Haas Promenade, also called Abraham’s View, as this must have been the first place from which Abraham viewed Mount Moriah. Makes one realize that Abraham might have seen Jerusalem (Salem) in the snow as well!
This view from the Mount of Olives is another favourite spot in connection with Jesus’ prophecy over Jerusalem (Matt. 24; Luke 21).
These pics reminded us of another heavy snowfall when we just started to work on the Temple Mount Excavations in 1973:
It was one of the few days that we could not work, as this picture makes clear:
The above pictures were taken by people who love Jerusalem. It was sad therefore to see that even snow on the Temple Mount has been politicised by Palestinians: