18 Reasons Why You Wish You Were in Israel Right Now

With 49 states buried in snow and most schools in the northeastern U.S. looking at anywhere from 7-10 snow days to make up, our country is ready for a warm up of national proportions. Throw on your heat lamps, put on a bathing suit under that fleece, and cuddle up to these 18 (the number of chai or "life") warm images of sun, beach and desert (sweet, hot desert) from Israel.

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Just an abundance of #beauty. #HulaValley #Israel #freedom #River #Mountain #Green

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