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Old 01-11-2013, 06:28 AM
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Default Rare Snowstorm Paralyzes Jerusalem Area, Northern Israel

JERUSALEM — The worst snowstorm in 20 years shut government offices, public transport, and schools in Jerusalem and along the northern Israeli region bordering on Lebanon on Thursday.

Many Palestinians in the hilly occupied West Bank were also snowed in and dozens were forced to flee flooded homes.

Elisha Peleg, an official in charge of emergencies with Israel's municipality for Jerusalem, urged residents to remain at home and stay off the streets, telling Israel Army Radio the area had overnight seen its greatest snowfall since 1992.

He said 10 to 15 centimeters (4 to 6 inches) of snow had piled up in the city center and more than that in outlying areas. "The downtown area is bathed in white," Peleg said.

"The elders of Jerusalem don't remember such a snowstorm in years," Peleg also said.

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Old 01-11-2013, 09:44 AM
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This is a truly rare snowstorm.

Russian Orthodox building in Jerusalem



I believe this is in East Jerusalem:



Orthodox Jew running in Jerusalem snow:

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It is funny to see the News from the USA, because I am in Israel right now, and as far I can see no one is complaining about the snow, actually it is very much welcomed here and EVERYONE is welcoming this. It is very beautiful here. so white and pure. So many people are happy and full of joy, it is fun and lovely to watch. American News can NOT be trusted. NO ONE IS HURT HERE, but HAPPY!!!!!!
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Old 01-12-2013, 08:23 AM
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The snow is beautiful.

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Breathtakingly beautiful!
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So lovely & serene looking! He washes our sins as white as snow ♥ => ♡
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