Israel Police on high alert ahead of Yom Kippur

07.10.2011                      09.Tischrei. 5772                      Erew Jom Kippur

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Israel Police on high alert ahead of Yom Kippur

Police meet with Israeli Arab representatives to prevent incidents such as the one in Acre three years ago when clashes erupted between Arab, Jewish residents.

Police said on Friday that they have been holding talks with representatives from the Arab sector in a bid to diffuse tensions over the burning of an Upper-Galilee mosque earlier this week. Police hope that calm will be restored in time for Yom Kippur on Saturday.
Police have also been meeting with the Arab sector in mixed Jewish and Arab towns throughout Israel to prevent the recurrence of an incident similar to what took place in Acre on Yom Kippur three years ago, when clashes erupted between Arab and Jewish residents….