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  • SNOW IN JERUSALEM

    A cafe table is set up amid the snow on Jerusalem’s Jaffa Road on Dec. 15, 2013. (Hadas Parush/Flash 90)

  • SNOW IN JERUSALEM

    An Ultra Orthodox man walks along the lightrail tracks on Jaffo Street after a major snow storm that hit Jerusalem on Friday, December 12, 2013. Photo by Meital Cohen/Flash 90.

  • Snow in Jerusalem at the Western Wall

    Snow blankets Jerusalem Western Wall plaza and partly covers the Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount on Dec. 13, 2013. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

  • Snow in downtown Jerusalem

    Snow plows clean Jaffa Street in downtown Jerusalem a day after a snow storm hit Jerusalem and the surrounding areas ( Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

  • Snow in Israel 2015

    The 443 road to Jerusalem closed due to snow, Jan. 7, 2015. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

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    View of the Tower of David and the Old City walls in Jerusalem covered in snow, Jan 10, 2013. (Mendy Hechtman/FLASH90/JTA)

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    Young Israelis playing in the snow, with the snowy Jerusalem neighborhood Mishkenot Sha’ananim in the background, Jan. 10, 2013. (/JTA) (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

  • Snow and memory

    It’s snowing in Jerusalem. I know this through the magic of the Internet, of social media where I see friends posting photos. I grew up in snow, in Montreal, and loved it, but I grew to appreciate it in Jerusalem. Here in DC, all it’s become is the occasional pain in the neck. And back….

  • Storm blankets Jerusalem with snow

    Jerusalem was covered with nearly two feet of snow after a winter storm that cut off traffic to Israel’s capital, left thousands stranded and briefly shut down the country’s main airport.