News Briefs

  Elul 28, 5770 , 07/09/10

Closure in Judea and Samaria

As Rosh Hashana approaches, Defense Minister Ehud Barak ordered a closure imposed on Palestinian Authority areas and Arab villages in Judea and Samaria. PA Arabs and Arabs in Area C will not be able to enter Israel until the closure expires at midnight Saturday night. Police have increased their presence at all checkpoints, and patrols in areas where many people are expected to gather, such as synagogues, will be increased as well.
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