Summary of the month of Ramadan: a million Palestinians entered Israel

This is a record number of entering Israel, an increase of 2 times in relation to 2011-2012. The reason for the rise is considered government policy and mobilizes Israel entrance conditions

תאריך: 20/08/2012, 07:13    
מחבר: פלורית שויחט, אתר צה”ל

A record number of entering Israel to honor Ramadan: about 980,000 Palestinians entered during the month. This represents an increase of twice in relation to the year 2010 and 2011. The reason for the increased amount of backlinks in relieving the Government’s policy, and in terms of entry into Israel wondrous gem for. Among other things, that any woman with no age limit, and all men over the age of 40 could enter territories of Israel. Children up to 12 years old could enter also, but accompanied by their parents.

“You can see that at 12 o’clock at night the traffic of people, disease
When is shastatus women without age limit and men over 40, “said Rachel transition headquarters in the crossings, al-Qassam Brigades Captain Valery firer in one of the days,” in order to allow freedom of religion, free access to Al-stung and their families “.

Working hours of the crossings and enlarged the soldiers were instructed to act with restraint against the population, not to drink, eat and smoke in front of the pass. “There are sensitive around interest fast of Ramadan and oktsao separate eating areas and smoking for soldiers,” said a central command. Also, the aisles were ב”פגי”, huge water cooled mtisim airy, exclusively for the benefit of the Palestinians passers-by to light load. In addition
All the assigned medical staff in case one the people will feel bad.

Besides heading to Israel for visits and prayers on the Temple Mount, many Palestinians were abroad, mainly through the Jordan Valley to Allenby. “Ramadan in the Valley is characterized by many foreign ports from Allenby, reinforced considerably, and our troops in the field were instructed to act with sensitivity around the issue of fasting,” said Senior breakthrough hatm, “IDF activity at night is a holiday month at certain times. In addition, it was decided that the northern entrance to Jericho remains open regularly even after Ramadan for the welfare of the residents.

Overall, the first Friday passed 70,000 in two Friday passed 200,000 in 175,000 and third Friday in the month of Ramadan last Friday moved 90,000 Palestinians.
The night of Al Qader moved 182,100.

Translated from Hebrew