The Jewish Day of Atonement Israel closes
JERUSALEM, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) —Israel stopped the most significant day of the Jewish calendar, Yom Kippur, on Wednesday evening.
Synagogues throughout the nation have also given cautionary measures to welcome worshipers.
The time for the Jews to ponder and repent is Yom Kippur, or “Day of Expiation.” Usually, Jews fast on that day and perform intensive services most of the day in synagogues.
Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered on the western wall of East Jerusalem for penitential prayers prior to two days’ holiday before this year’s Yom Kippur, which starts at dark on Wednesday and finishes on Thursday afternoon.
The whole nation is virtually standing still during the holiday. Everything is closed in restaurants, cafés, theaters, and other businesses and government organizations. There will not be radio or television broadcasts, but only medical situations will not used by people.
Many individuals prefer to travel by bike or walk on vacant roads and roads. Typically, on this day, the beaches of Tel Aviv crowded.
In a statement, the Israeli medical service of Magen David Adom stated that the department had been alert and prepared with additional paramedics, ambulances, intensive care vehicles, and emergency motorbikes to assist those at greater risk of dehydration due to fasting and summer heat.
Inbound and outbound flights halted at Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport at 1 p.m.35 (10:35 GMT), and an Airport Authority spokesperson stated in a statement that approximately 20.000 passengers had passed through the airport. The first plane expected to leave the aircraft around 23:30 on Thursday.
The Israeli military has stated that the West Bank and the Gaza Strip will be subject to a two-day closure. All checkpoints in the occupied Israeli West Bank and Gaza Strip will be blocked, and Palestinians will not be permitted “unless on humanitarian grounds” to leave or enter the area.
Israeli in the West Bank will not be subject to closure. Item terminated