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“Nobody feels it’s equal”: how Israel’s second lockdown is widening the religious-secular divide

A lack of agreement over new Covid-19 restrictions indicates a lack of trust in the nation’s government.

Having been one of the first countries to impose a second national lockdown, Israel has announced further restrictions today, after the country’s health ministry reported a record level of almost 7,000 new cases of Covid-19 the previous day. Rules over access to synagogues and the freedom to protest – both highly contentious areas – will be tightened under the new rules, which are set to be approved by parliament this evening.

Under the previous restrictions that came into force on Friday 18 September, …read more

Source:: New Statesman



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