Traditional bonfires (Photo: Avihu Shapira)
Some 400,000 people attended the festivities last night, and many more are expected to participate in two other major ceremonies at the place on Tuesday.
Celebrating (Photo: Avihu Shapira)
Magen David Adom paramedics treated some 150 people on Monday. Several of those in need of treatment had either fainted or were suffering from indigestion. In all 12 were evacuated to hospitals for further medical attention.
Kobi Nahshoni, Hagai Einav, and Eli Mendelbaum contributed to the report