Lag BaOmer Police Hotline for Meron Pilgrims
Over 1,000 police officers will be deployed in advance of the mass pilgrimage of some 250,000 worshippers to Meron, site of the tomb of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai on Sunday, Lag BaOmer.
The police will operate an information hotline starting Friday, 1700-5000-679.
Only vehicles of Meron residents are allowed in starting Thursday morning.
All other transportation will be accommodated in nearby parking areas, with regular free shuttle service on Lag BaOmer.