What’s it like to get married in the midst of a pandemic? Increasingly restrictive directives from the Health Ministry are impacting weddings. ‘In Jerusalem’ spoke with some of those affected.
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Couples around the world have had to downsize their wedding celebrations as countries impose strict rules to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
'This is no longer negligence or lack of awareness, but disrespect of precautions. The first people to be hurt will be the celebrators themselves, and afterwards, all of us.'
Despite restrictions, some Israelis found ways to marry, some in parks, streets or even, in one case, in an Osher Ad supermarket.
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