Health officials to TV: Airport could remain closed until after Passover

Health officials warn Israel’s main international airport will likely remain closed until after the Passover holiday next month, Channel 12 reports.

Ben-Gurion Airport has been mostly shuttered since January 25, with some humanitarian exceptions granted. Thousands of Israelis are stranded abroad.

The empty arrival hall at the Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv, on February 3, 2021. (Tomer Neuberg/Flash90)

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