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Mammoth Park Planned in Jerusalem

Mayor of Jerusalem Uri Lupolianski is submitting a plan to the local planning committee Monday for a huge 100-plus acre park in Emek Refa'im, located southeast of the Old City and near Talpiot. The proposed park will include the Jerusalem Zoo.

It will include forests, areas for sports, bike trails, natural springs and archeological sites. The proposal is part of a plan to build a series of parks to preserve green areas in the city.

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