11 May 2009

Public Service Announcement

To anyone anticipating visiting Ha'Ir Ha'Atika (the Old City of Jerusalem) while the Poop is here, please be advised of the following:

Tues., 18 Iyar (may12, 2009) - Visit to Old City, Mass at Gethsemane Church
Parking will be banned and vehicles towed:
Ambassador's Residence, Ben Adiya, Derech Yericho, Lion's Gate, Derech Ha'Ofel, Dung Gate, Western Wall Plaza, Ma'ale HaShalom, Ha'Kalbiya, Hativat Yerushalayim, Yitzchak Kariv, Agron, Paris Square (Pollard Sq.), Ha'Melech George, Shulchan David, Jaffa Gate, Latin Patriarch, HaMeches Square, Tzahal Square, Sultan Suleiman, Gat Shmanim

Traffic axes that will be closed:
The following streets and those leading to them will alternately be closed to traffic for a few hours:
Ma'ale HaShalom, Ha'Ofel, Derech Yericho, Sultan Suleiman, Ben Adiya, Wadi Joz, Buber, Batei Machseh, City of David, Yitzchak Kariv, Shlomo HaMelech, Yanai, Koresh, HaTzanchanim, Agron, Rambam, Aza, David Ha'Melech, Hativat Yerushalayim, Tzir HaMusica, Mukdasi

Sites that will be closed:
Jaffa Gate - Closed to visitors between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm
Entrance to the Old City will only be through the New gate (Xian Quarter)

Fri., 21 Iyar (May 15, 2009) - Visit to the Old City, end of trip
Parking will be banned and vehicles towed:
Ben Adiya, Rockefeller, HaOfel, Ma'ale HaShalom, Kalbiya, Hativat Yerushalayim, Jaffa Gate, Armenian Patriarch, Batei HaMachseh, Yitzhak Kariv, Tzahal Square, Hayil Handasa, Haim Bar Lev, Matar, University Blvd., Yitzchak Hanadiv Ramp, Martin Buber, Aharon Katzir, Churchill

The following streets and those leading to them will alternately be closed to traffic in the morning from 6:00-9:00 am and in the evening from 5:30-8:00 pm:
Tzahal Tunnel, Yitzchak Kariv, Hativat Yerushalayim, Tzir HaMusica, Ma'aleh HaShalom, HaOfel, Batei HaMachseh, Derech Yericho, Ben Adiya, Buber, Mudaksi, Wadi Joz, Sultan Suleiman, Jaffa Gate, HaTzanchanim, Hayil Handasa, HaNevi'im, Neumi Kis, Haim Bar Lev, Van Pasan, Zaks, Shimon HaTzadik, Kalerman Geno, University Blvd., Aharon Katzir, Sayeret Har HaTzofim, Yitzchak HaNadiv, Derech Ma'aleh Adumim, Har HaZeitim, Churchill, Lechi.

Sites that will be closed:
Jaffa Gate - Closed to visitors between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm
Entrance to the Old City will only be through the New Gate (Xian Quarter)

INFORMATION COURTESY ISRAEL POLICE~