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    Heavy snow fell in Jerusalem and other parts of Israel. The snow closed down roads in much of the country.

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    Israel braced for a winter snowstorm. Snow began falling Sunday in northern Israel. Snow-plowing teams were also put on alert in Jerusalem.

  • Snowfall Blankets Hills of Holy Land

    A heavy snow fell today in Jerusalem and on the surrounding hills. The entire area assumed a white picturesqueness seldom witnessed in Palestine, where the climate is mild and snow a great rarity.

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    After a rare snowstorm dumped more than a foot of snow on Jerusalem, roads leading to the city were clogged by unprecedented traffic jams caused by Israelis who wanted to see the snow. The swarm of sightseers created bumper-to- bumper traffic extending some 30 miles from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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    Jerusalem building inspectors closed down Jerusalem’s Mahane Yehuda open-air market on Thursday due to concerns roofs would collapse under snow. Meanwhile, schools remained closed in the capital for a third straight day.

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    Israel braced Sunday for a severe winter storm that was expected to dump snow on hilltops in the north and center of the country, including Jerusalem. Weather forecasters predicted heavy rains, strong winds and plunging temperatures, along with the snow that was expected to begin falling in the north on Monday night.

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    Snow blanketed portions of Israel on Monday. Because of heavy snow in the north, the Hermon ski resort and roads leading to the Golan Heights were closed. In Jerusalem, which witnessed major traffic jams, schools closed at 2 p.m.

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    A winter storm diverted Israelis’ attention from coalition talks and the security situation. Strong winds and rain lashed the country, and a snow alert was in effect for the Golan, Galilee, Jerusalem and Samaria hills.