Hundred of thousands in Mt. Meron to celebrate Lag Ba'omer

Hundreds of thousands of visitors have been flocking to Shimon Bar Yohai's grave site on Mount Meron to celebrate Lag Ba'omer, causing massive traffic jams in the area, Israel Radio reported on Sunday.
Police have requested that people already on Mount Meron stay put until buses in the parking lots can begin clearing out, according to the report.