News Briefs

  5/11/2014, Iyar 11, 5774

Police Getting Ready for Lag BaOmer festivities in Meron

In preparation for next week’s (Sunday) Lag BaOmer festivities, including the Hilloula (public ceremony in memory of a Rabbi) of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, the police have opened the following public information hotline: 1-700-500-679.

This year will be the first year that access to Meron will be solely through public transportation. No private vehicles will be allowed in Meron on Lag BaOmer.