Daily Israel Report
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News Brief

  5/16/2014, Iyar 16, 5774

Some Meron-Area Roads Closed


A number of roads leading to the central-Galilee community of Meron have been closed to the public, ahead of the observance of Lag B'Omer between Saturday night and Monday. Police say access to the Tomb of Rabbi Shim'on Bar Yohai will only be via public transportation.

Highway 89 is closed between the Meron and Hiram junctions and between the Meron Junction and the Elipelet Interchange.

Route 866 is closed from the Hananya Junction and Highway 886 is closed from Rihanya to the Ein Zeitim Junction.