Heat Wave Predicted for Lag BaOmer in Israel

Added air conditioners in Meron. (Kvitelach-Kivrei Tzaddikim)

The weather forecast for the coming days in Israel shows that Lag BaOmer is going to be an extremely hot day, with temperatures in Meron to hit 99 degrees F (37 degrees C) Thursday afternoon.

(Kvitelach-Kivrei Tzaddikim)

Those planning to travel to Meron should bring along, and drink, plenty of water.

Hundreds of thousands, from across the Jewish world, are expected to be in Meron during Lag BaOmer, in honor of the hillula of Rabi Shimon bar Yochai.

The various hachnasas orchim organizations in Meron have added air conditioned tents and will be distributing much more water and cold drinks than in other years.

(Kvitelach-Kivrei Tzaddikim)

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