Results of the Rosh Hashanah meeting on July 27, 2022

Pilgrims should be aware of the prohibitions provided by the current legislation in the conditions of war, restrictions on public events and gatherings of people, traffic queues at the border, and the presence of restrictions on movement during the curfew.

Pilgrims who have the opportunity to postpone their arrival to another time should preferably do so in order to avoid risks.


There will be strict restrictions:

- Limitation of the pilgrimage territory with entrance control with metal detectors and queues when entering the territory (analogous to checks at airports)

- Ban on the movement of weapons and explosives

- Prohibition of vehicles entering the pilgrimage zone

- Prohibition of the sale of alcohol

- Prohibition of trade in souvenir products

- Implementation of a strict access system to the pilgrimage territory

- Out of 9 synagogues, only 3 with bomb shelters are planned to remain operational (tent buildings and synagogues will be prohibited as dangerous)


It will be necessary to provide water supplies for bomb shelters.

It will be necessary to transfer administrator access to all cameras in the pilgrimage area during the preparation and holding of Rosh Hashanah.

Israeli and US consuls must be invited.

It is mandatory to have a sufficient number of communicators who know the languages and will be ready to provide assistance.

A desirable study of the possibility of quick distribution of prepackaged food is expected.

If possible, turn off mobile phones during the stay in the pilgrimage area.

Payment of utility services (debts) by property owners is mandatory.

Payment of the tourist tax is mandatory for each pilgrim.