Israel under lockdown: Updated guidelines in English

The Jerusalem Post helps you understand the government's latest restrictions

People wear face masks to protect them from the coronavirus as they buy matzot, unleavened bread traditionally eaten during the Jewish holiday of Passover, at a supermarket in Jerusalem. March 31, 2020. (photo credit: YOSSI ZAMIR/FLASH90)
People wear face masks to protect them from the coronavirus as they buy matzot, unleavened bread traditionally eaten during the Jewish holiday of Passover, at a supermarket in Jerusalem. March 31, 2020.
(photo credit: YOSSI ZAMIR/FLASH90)
CLOSURE
Tuesday, April 7 at 7 p.m. through Friday, April 9 at 6 a.m.
Movement
>Travel up to 100 meters from home
>Public transportation
Public transport ceases at 8 p.m. Cabs will be available. No international flights (from tuesday at 4 p.m. until Sunday at 8 a.m.)
>Children of divorced parents can be transported between households
>Dogs can still be walked
>One can leave their home to help someone in their neighborhood only in the event of an emergency 

Food & Medicine
>Can only patronize stores in your municipal district and only food and medicine
>Jerusalem will be divided into seven districts and Jerusalemites can only travel within their district
>If within a certain district there is no groceries or pharmacies, one can shop in the neighboring district
>Food delivery is allowed
Work
>Only essential workers may go to work
>Transportation will be provided for these people
CURFEW
Wednesday, April 8 at 3 p.m. to Thursday, April 9 at 7 a.m.
>In addition to all of the above, one cannot leave their home to buy food
>>>Exceptions will be made for those who live in non-Jewish neighborhoods
>People are asked celebrate their Passover Seders with their nuclear families only


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