News Brief 4/17/2011, Nissan 13, 5771
Pesach Closure on PA Areas Starts at Midnight
A general closure on the Palestinian Authority-assigned areas for the Pesach (Passover) holiday will go into effect Monday at 12:00 a.m. and remain in effect until 12:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 26th. During that time, permission to go to other parts of Israel will be based on humanitarian, medical and unusual needs approved by the Civil Administration for Judea and Samaria.
PA Christians will be allowed to enter other parts of Israel to celebrate events associated with the Easter holiday.