Heatwave, bikes and Jerusalem tensions: A wary Israel marks Yom Kippur (The Times of Israel)

Israelis preparing to begin the 25-hour Yom Kippur fast were greeted Tuesday by a heatwave, with meteorologists warning that temperatures would rise further on Wednesday. Meanwhile, recent tensions in Jerusalem have resulted in a bolstered police presence in the capital and a complete closure in the Palestinian territories. The highest temperatures are expected in Eilat and…

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