Holiday Rush Felt on Roads Across Country as Israelis Head to Celebrate Passover

Many spend their evening stuck in traffic as they make their way to Seder dinner; White House readies for holiday festivities as well – for fifth straight year.

Heavy traffic registered on major highways across Israel on Monday evening, the eve of Passover, as citizens headed to celebrate the holiday. In anticipation of the rush, traffic police advised drivers to begin their commute early, especially those leaving central Israel for the country's northern and southern parts.