Word of the Day / Barad בָּרָד
Hint: You can drink it, get hit on the head with it or watch Arctic ice turn into it.
Israel has been a bit under the weather this week, to say the least. It is being buffeted by the worst storm in a decade. The weather front is characterized by major thunderstorms, unusually cold weather for this Middle Eastern climate, strong winds, flooding - including of highways, railway lines and malls, and hail.
The funny thing about Israeli barad (pronounced ba-RAHD) is that while rain and...