General Closure of the Judea and Samaria Region During “Rosh Hashana” – the Jewish New Year

In accordance with the decision made by the Minister of Defense, Mr. Ehud Barak, and as part of the security measures adopted by the defense establishment, a general closure will be implemented in the Judea and Samaria region as of tonight, September 27th, 2011 at 23:59. The closure will be lifted on Saturday night, October 1st, 2011, at 23:59, in accordance with security assessments.

 For the duration of the closure, persons in need of medical attention will be permitted to pass to receive care. The passage of humanitarian aid as well as doctors and medical personnel will be authorized by the District Coordination and Liaison offices.

The IDF will continue to operate in order to protect the citizens of Israel while maintaining the Palestinian day-to-day life.


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