Rare snow paralyzes Jerusalem

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Men play a bat and ball game after a snowstorm at a park in Jerusalem

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Schools and offices shut down and public transport was paused when an unusual storm brought snow to Jerusalem and parts of the occupied West Bank on Jan. 10.

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