20130202 Saturday in Jerusalem - parking on the tram tracks - niralon

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Cars are parked on the Jerusalem tram tracks and joggers take advantage of suspended public transportation on a Saturday morning. Jerusalem, Israel. 2-Feb-2013.

Norms formed during the British Mandate dictating a status quo in regard to observance of the Sabbath, later formulated in the 1951 legislation forbidding employment of Jews on the Sabbath, suspend public transportation almost nationwide.

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