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  Adar 22, 5777 , 20/03/17

Meron Lag B'Omer budget NIS 14 million

In a Monday-evening meeting at the office of Deputy Finance Minister Yitzhak Cohen, the budget for celebrating the anniversary of the passing of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai in the Galilee town of Meron on Lag B'Omer was raised to 14 million shekels.

This is the largest budget ever allocated for the event. It is intended to cover preparations for the mass influx of visitors, access and security.

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