Thousands of people headed north to Mount Hermon and caused traffic jams near the site. The ski resort has reached full capacity and is not accepting any more visitors. Approximately 100,000 people visited Southern Israel today in order to see the flowers that have bloomed.

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Today’s sunny weather and the amount of snow that piled up on Mount Hermon this past week led many people to come to Mount Hermon. The site reached full capacity and had to turn visitors away. Traffic jams were reported near the site. Despite the slight increase in temperatures, today is still colder than usual for the season.

Today, 100,000 visitors toured the flower blooming sites and participated in the Darom Adom Festival (Red South) activities. This year, the festival marks the 10th anniversary since the singer Shoshana Damari’s passed away. Around 10,000 people participated in the Anemone Walk held in her memory.









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“The Negev is green and blooming,” said head of the Merhavim Regional Council Shai Hagigi. “We invite everyone to come and enjoy the scenery and attractions.”









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