In Bnei Brak, hundreds of residents gathered around a fire lit in the middle of Damesek Eliezer Street. Police arrived at the scene, quickly extinguished the flames and dispersed the crowds.
In democratic societies, protests are a natural outlet for citizens to express themselves, unleash frustration and reduce the pressure building up.
Litzman, who heads the haredi United Torah Judaism party and has been diagnosed with coronavirus himself, has emerged as a polarizing figure in Israel’s battle against Covid-19.
The police located the man in a house in Mea Shearim, a haredi neighborhood in Jerusalem, and informed him that he was violating Health Ministry guidelines.
Nova Tel, who manufactures the swabs necessary for performing tests to detect COVID-19, placed all of its ultra-Orthodox employees on temporary unpaid leave before protests prompted their rehiring.
More than 130 were also wounded when a Palestinian suicide bomber detonated a five-kilogram device on an Egged No. 2 bus. The terrorists and families have received almost NIS 2.7 million since then.
Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman commented on the incident on Twitter, calling it a "horrifying sight."
Growing up isn’t easy and when the cards are stacked against you, it’s even harder.
“Arresting our people or people who were connected to our battle in the past will not deter us.”