Israel’s capital Jerusalem was covered in white as the first snowfall in six years blanketed the city Wednesday night. After temperatures dropped below zero across Israel, heavy snow also fell on northern parts of the country and Golan Heights.

Below are some of the postcard scenes of the snow in Jerusalem.

A wedding at the Western Wall

Jerusalemites enjoying the snow

When the Prime Minister of Israel throws a snowball at you…..

Western Wall in the snow

And here is a look back at snowfall in the past

100 years ago: Rare photos of snowy Jerusalem in 1921

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