BYU students get wintry welcoming party in Jerusalem

Camels. Semitic languages. Shawarma. Falafel. And snow? BYU students who plan to spend a semester at the Jerusalem Center are ready for new experiences, but the students who arrived two weeks ago can relate to their Utah peers. They, too, experienced unusually intense winter weather.

“It was snowing pretty hard the first day that we arrived on the (Center),” said David Lim, a biology major from Utah, in an email from the Jerusalem Center.

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