A Blog by the Editor of The Middle East Journal

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Friday, December 13, 2013

More from the Snows

Besides the snow shots I ran in my previous post, you'll find a lot more shots from around the region here. They're saying it's the first snow in Cairo in 112 years.

Also, apparently last week, the two chief rabbis of Israel asked the faithful to pray for rain. I guess it worked. Some parts of Jerusalem are alleged to have gotten half a meter.

A camel at St. Catherine's in Sinai; a pious snowman at the Western Wall in Jerusalem:

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