Thousands of cops deployed to break up illegal New Year’s Eve parties

Thousands of police officers are deployed around the country to break up New Year’s Eve parties.

According to Channel 13, police are calling on people to report their neighbors to the authorities if they’re hosting gatherings against the rules.

The current virus regulations ban Israelis from visiting others’ homes.

Police also set up checkpoints on highways and will perform random sobriety tests.

Police at a temporary checkpoint at the Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem, on December 28, 2020 (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)