(Communicated by the Civil Administration in Judea and Samaria)

On the occasion of the Catholic Easter holiday being celebrated this week, Israel has promised its help in permit Christian Palestinians to take part in religious ceremonies that will take place in Jerusalem and Nazereth, including special permits to allow freedom of movement for the purpose of family visitations during the holiday.
Some 8,000 permits will be supplied by the District Civil Liaison offices.

The entrance of worshipers who are Israeli citizens to Bethlehem will also be allowed, in order to facilitate visiting holy Christian sites, family visitations and freedom of religious worship.