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IDF Soldiers Ordered to Show Respect and Understanding During Ramadan

Posted on 7/14/2013 by in idf soldiers Israel Today Israel Defense Forces Support
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The Muslim holy month of fasting, Ramadan, commenced last Wednesday at the sighting of the moon, heralding a number of Israeli Defense Force concessions for Palestinians living in the West Bank.

Access to the Temple Mount for prayer purposes will be given to all West Bank Palestinians over the age of 35. Operating hours of crossings will be extended as necessary. The IDF has asked all soldiers to “demonstrate a high level of respect and understanding,” and also not to eat, drink or smoke in places where Palestinians will be in transit.

For the celebration of Id el-Fitr that marks the end of Ramadan, Palestinian women of all ages, and men over the age of 40, may enter Israel for Friday prayers without a permit check. According to the IDF, all Palestinians over the age of 65 will be able to enter into Israel at this time.

A peaceful Palestinian presence inside of Israel is the aspiration of many; therefore, hard work by Israel's troops is necessary to make this a reality during Ramadan. Let us all follow the example of Syria's warring factions in calling a truce at this time, that everyone may truly experience a holy month.

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