Ariel Krizhopolsk as Grandfather Frost hands out presents to children at a Novy God party in Hadera, December 24, 2016. Nir Keidar

Novy God The Adventures of Grandfather Frost and the Snow Maiden in the Holy Land

The New Year celebration of Novy God is becoming increasingly popular in Israel, as nostalgic immigrants look to introduce their children to Grandfather Frost and the Snow Maiden.

This is a busy season for Alex Volfson and Marina Aletko, a physics teacher and kindergarten teacher in Arad. Several years ago, the couple – who are also amateur circus performers – started staging shows for...

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