Biblical vistas, modern-day security along Israel-Egypt border road

Israeli tourists walk next to the Israel-Egypt border during the Sukkot holiday in southern Israel September 26, 2018. Picture taken September 26, 2018 REUTERS/ Amir Cohen

ISRAEL-EGYPT BORDER (Reuters) – A normally sealed-off road along the Israel-Egypt border was opened for a Jewish holiday, giving travellers on the Israeli side a glimpse into the Sinai desert backdrop to the biblical journey commemorated by the festival. The Sukkot holiday celebrates the biblical story of God’s protection of the Israelites after their exodus […]

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