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News Brief

  5/25/2014, Iyar 25, 5774

Pope's Visit: 23,000 PA Citizens Allowed into Israel


In honor of Pope Francis’s visit, more than 23,000 Palestinian Authority citizens living in Gaza were given entry into Israel. 600 Christians from Gaza were also granted access.

Security officials from Israel, the PA and the Vatican will be present at events alongside representatives from the Ministry of Tourism, Electrical Company and Water Authority, in order to prevent unplanned incidents.