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Coming Next Week: The Obama Traffic Jam

“Operation Unbreakable Alliance” also will be ”Operation Unbreakable Traffic Jam” next week.

Motorists as well as tourists coming into the country for the Passover holiday are advised that parts of Jerusalem will be off limits during President Barack Obama’s visit next week.

The road passing by the KingDavidHotel, which will be completely occupied by Obama and his entourage, will be closed during his entire two and a half day visit.

Parking will be prohibited on several major arteries near downtown, and the same roads will be closed to traffic at certain hours. Anyone who parks his car in a prohibited area will not find it on return unless he goes to a lot where it has been towed away.

The Israel Museum will be closed to visitors next Thursday and Yad VaShem will be closed to visitors the following day while Obama visits the two facilities.

About the Author: Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu is a graduate in journalism and economics from The George Washington University. He has worked as a cub reporter in rural Virginia and as senior copy editor for major Canadian metropolitan dailies. Tzvi wrote for Arutz Sheva for several years before joining the Jewish Press.


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