General Closure of the Judea and Samaria Region During “Yom Kippur”

In accordance with the decision made by the Defense Minister 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, October 6th, 2011 at 23:59. The closure will be lifted on Saturday night, October 8th, 2011, at 23:59, in accordance with a security assessment. 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 normal Palestinian day-to-day life activities.

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