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Rare winter flurries
After several days of heavy rain and hail, Israelis and Palestinians awoke March 2 to a thin coating of snow across the Holy Land. The weather is a welcome sight for many residents living in areas surrounding Jerusalem, which hasn't received significant snowfall in nearly four years.
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Everyone likes a snow day
A Palestinian man and his son admire a snowman on March 2 outside their house on the outskirts of the West Bank city of Ramallah.
Although areas surrounding Jerusalem had been making snow-removal preparations in the days leading up to the storm, schools and roads were completely closed in northern areas like the Golan Heights and Safad.
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Taking time out for a snowman
Soldiers of the Palestinian National Security Force take a break to build a slushy snowman in the West Bank city of Ramallah.
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