Photo of the Day: Jerusalem Marathon

Many Jerusalem, Israel, streets were closed to traffic on Friday, March 13, as tens of thousands of people ran through the streets, participating in a  full marathon, half-marathon and many shorter courses that were family friendly.

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These three girls were taking a selfie at the starting line, and then posed for my camera. I did not see them at the finish line, but assume they enjoyed the run in the perfect weather as did the other people, many who came from around the world specially for this annual sports event.

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I lived in the United States, Canada and Australia before moving to Israel in the midst of the Second Lebanon War. For the last ten years, walking the streets of Jerusalem, the scenes I saw every day did not resemble the ones familiar in the Western media. Now I try to share those positive images with the world, what is really happening in Jerusalem, Israel, The Real Jerusalem Streets

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