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Israel blockaded Palestinian territory

September 12 2007

Israeli forces blockaded the Palestinian territories at the time of Rosh Hashanah - the Jewish New Year. As RIA Novosti reported quoting the press service of the IDF, the blockade of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, followed in recent years, all major Jewish holidays, entered into force at midnight on the environment and will remain in effect "until further notice."

Exclusion of the military are willing to do for the cases of a humanitarian character "as well as for certain occupational groups of the Palestinian population - doctors, lawyers, teachers, religious leaders and 1,6 thousands of seasonal workers employed in the harvesting of olives, - said in a statement.

During Rosh Hashanah the streets and squares on Israeli towns, places of mass gatherings, the areas adjacent to the Palestinian territories, will patrol the thousands of police, border guards and soldiers, have been translated into high alert.

The onset of 5768, the creation of the world celebrated with a Wednesday evening before sunset on Friday. In Jewish tradition, Rosh Hashanah - the Supreme Court is the beginning, which gives an estimate of deeds for the past year and determine the fate for the coming year, and the feast of hope for the best, the belief that God does not forsake the Jewish people.

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