(Communicated by the IDF Spokesman)

In accordance with a decision made by the political echelon and following security assessments of the current situation, it was decided to reinstate a general closure on Judea, Samaria and the Gaza Strip, effective tonight.

The following easing of restrictions will be permitted during the closure:

Judea and Samaria:

Priests and clergymen from Judea and Samaria will be allowed to enter east Jerusalem as part of the preparations for the Christian holidays of December. Special consideration is being given to the Christian population as the holiday season approaches.
Gaza Strip:

  • The Erez security crossing will be open for passage for all authorized persons.
  • The Karni goods crossing will be open and will function at its full trade capacity.
  • The Sufa security crossing will be open.

Throughout the duration of the closure, humanitarian cases will be handled and approved by the District Coordination and Liaison offices.