(Communicated by the IDF Spokesman)

As part of the IDF policy and effort to ease restrictions on the Palestinians population and to facilitate the observance of the upcoming Christian holidays, the IDF will take the following measures in Judea, Samaria, the Jordan Valley and the Gaza Strip.

The measures to be taken in Judea, Samaria and the Jordan Valley are:

  • Authorization for Israeli citizens of the Christian faith to enter Bethlehem and Jericho with their private vehicles to participate in religious ceremonies.
  • Authorization for 34,000 Palestinians from Judea and Samaria to enter Israel during the month of April to participate in religious ceremonies.

The measures to be taken in the Gaza Strip:

  • Authorization for 500 Palestinians from Judea and Samaria with families in the Gaza Strip to spend the holidays with them.
  • Authorization for 500 Palestinians from the Gaza Strip with families in Judea and Samaria to spend the holidays with them.