The Israel Police announced, Sunday evening, that it had finished preparations to secure Tuesday's observances of the anniversary of the passing of biblical matriarch Rachel at Rachel's Tomb, between Jerusalem and Bethlehem. Thousands of people are expected.
Private vehicles and buses will be sent to the parking lot of Teddy Stadium in Jerusalem where shuttle buses will be available. No traffic will be allowed in the direction of Derech Hevron, and no parking will be allowed on Derech Hevron or Rosmarine. Police will be deployed in the area and motorists are advised to be careful because of the anticipated influx of pedestrians. The media will update the public about congestion in the area. Additional information will be available at the police switchboard (100).