Israel eases West Bank travel restrictions for Ramadan

21.07.2012                      02.Aw. 5772                      Matot-Massei

Ramadan:

Israel eases West Bank travel restrictions for Ramadan

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To mark the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, Israel is easing travel restrictions for West Bank Palestinians. It also is telling soldiers that when possible they are to refrain from eating, drinking and smoking in front of Palestinians “to demonstrate a high level of respect and understanding….