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  • Israel blanketed by sandstorm

    April 2, 2013 | 6:21 am

    Israel was blanketed by the worst sandstorm in four years.

    Air pollutions levels on Monday were 40 times higher than on a typical day, the Israeli daily Haaretz reported, citing the Environment Ministry.

    The high winds, dust and sand came from Egypt into Israel as a result of a low pressure system over the Mediterranean Sea.

    Hazy conditions improved by Monday night.

  • Santa Ana Winds: Hold on to your yarmulkes [PHOTOS]

    By JewishJournal.com

    December 1, 2011 | 11:36 am

    Last night, Santa Ana winds delayed flights, felled trees, toppled power lines, and knocked out power all over the LA area.  Homes and cars in Pico Robertson and Pasadena sustained wind damage.  How bad did your neighborhood, synagogue, or school get hit?  Send us your pictures here...