IDF announces closure of Judea, Samaria for Yom Kippur

07.10.2011                      09.Tischrei. 5772                      Erew Jom Kippur

Sicherheit:

IDF announces closure of Judea, Samaria for Yom Kippur

Clashes erupt day before Yom Kippur between security forces, settlers; Arab and Jewish-owned olive trees destroyed in West Bank violence.

The IDF Spokesman's Office announced on behalf of Defense Minister Ehud Barak a general closure in Judea and Samaria to begin Thursday, the night before Yom Kippur [the Day of Atonement].
According to the statement, passage to and from the West Bank will be allowed only for humanitarian and medical purposes, and all exceptions will require approval from the Civil Administration….