Security forces on high alert as Israelis mark Yom Kippur

08.10.2011                      10.Tischrei. 5772                      Jom Kippur

Hohe Alarmbereitschaft:

Security forces on high alert as Israelis mark Yom Kippur

Full closure on West Bank in place until after Day of Atonement ends; large police forces deployed Jerusalem; train and bus services ceased.

Security and rescue forces were on high alert and deployed in large numbers in Jerusalem and throughout the West Bank for Yom Kippur, which begins Friday afternoon and ends Saturday at dusk.
Security crossings into Israel from the West Bank were temporarily closed Thursday night and will open again at midnight on Saturday in accordance with security assessments adopted by the IDF….