Israel Closes Jenin Checkpoint for Jewish New Year

JENIN, September 14, 2015 (WAFA) – the Israeli authorities Monday decided to close al-Jalama checkpoint, north of Jenin, for two days, starting on Monday, under the pretext of celebrating the Jewish New Year Holiday, said Palestinian military liaison sources.

As a result of the closure, Palestinian living in the West Bank will be denied access to Israel.  The checkpoint would be open on Wednesday morning.

Al-Jalama checkpoint separates between the occupied West Bank and Israel and is located near Al- Jalama village to the north of Jenin.