As part of the easing of travel restrictions in honor of the Easter holiday, Israel granted permits for 500 Christians living in the Gaza Strip to enter Israel, Judaea, and Samaria and for over 20,000 Christians living in Judaea and Samaria to enter Israel.

Date: 05.04.12     Throughout the day (April 5, 2012), the Coordinator for Government Activities in the Territories arranged for 107 Christians to enter Israel from the Gaza Strip. Another 400 Gazan Christians are expected to travel into Israel during the upcoming holiday week.