Dear Residents,

According to Home Front Command guidelines, Efrat remains in a routine situation.

The Security Department is in constant contact with all emergency services, and security is updated and adjusted as necessary.

Some updates for the weekend:

Public Transportation - Today and over the next few days we expect disruption in the bussing system due to Eid al-Fitr which is celebrated today, and due to the security situation, which has diverted drivers to the south.

Please call the Egged information center of at *3133 and/or the Ministry of Transportation at *8787 to get updates before you plan to travel.

Additionally, the new transportation reform was rejected. Full details about the changes will be announced after Shavuot.

Garbage removal on Friday May 14th will begin at 04:30 in order that all the containers can be emptied before the waste site closes early due to Eid al-Fitr.

Workers will be permitted to enter on Sunday, Erev Shavuot until 15:00, no extensions will be granted.

The Council will be closed on Sunday, Erev Shavuot, phones will not be answered.

If necessary, please contact the moked at *5436.

Hours of operation for the women's mikvah:

Sunday 16/5 - Erev Shavuot - All the mikvahs will operate from 19:45-20:10

Monday 17/5 - Motzei Shavuot

Rimon - 21:00-22:00

Dekel - 20:45-22 45

Zayit - 21:00-23:00

Tamar - 20:45 -22:45

Please make an appointment in advance at

Council employees, Moked staff and the Public Information Team are prepared to act if, God forbid, an alarm is activated during Shabbat.

In this is the case, messages will be sent through the Moked, so please keep your phones on.

We will update you as needed,

Wishing you a Shabbat Shalom