lockdown

Dozens protest at Knesset against increased coronavirus restrictions

"This lockdown is [being imposed] entirely for political reasons," said one protester.

Israel is heading to coronavirus lockdown amid confusion, debate

The lockdown is expected to start at 2 p.m. Friday. The Knesset will vote on the plan Thursday evening.

The lockdown aid package is welcome, but more must be done

The government must do much more to ease the economic burden of the many Israelis harmed by the lockdown.

Jerusalem Great Synagogue
Majority of Israelis do not plan to go to synagogue on Yom Kippur - survey

Most religiously observant Israelis still plan to attend services • most Israelis oppose demonstrations during lockdown – and most think Israeli society cannot recover from the corona crisis.

Ofer Golan (R), Topaz Luk and Jonathan Urich seen with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Prim
Netanyahu aides fined for violating quarantine

The two advisors were spotted in public while they were supposed to be in quarantine.

Grotto: Goal of lockdown is to drop to 7% infection rate

"It is not possible to present anything concrete at the moment – it depends on what the success of the lockdown will be."

22/09/2020
Israel surpasses US in coronavirus patients per capita

“Israel has been one of the leading countries in the world in infected people per capital for a while,” said Prof. Ronit Calderon-Margalit.

21/09/2020
Protesters rally in front of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Jerusalem residency, calling for hi
The decision to halt protests during lockdown shows national solidarity

Stopping the protests for a few weeks is not the end of democracy.

Health Ministry publishes outline for holding protests during lockdown

"In these complicated days of dealing with a state of emergency that requires limiting the freedom of individuals, increased efforts need to be made in order to protect the freedom of speech."

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