Israel lifts more COVID restrictions

Israel’s Coronavirus Cabinet is gradually introducing the second phase of the country’s exit plan from the nationwide lockdown that officially ended earlier this month. A month-long closure enacted on 18…

Sukkot in Israel under lockdown

The festive holiday of Sukkot begins at sundown this evening, although celebration will be curtailed by the ongoing national lockdown against the raging coronavirus pandemic. The Knesset Committee on Constitution,…

Israel limits protests to curb COVID-19

The Israeli Knesset approved legislation to ban citizens from holding demonstrations more than 1 km (0.6 miles) from their homes. Ratification followed an all-night debate in the nation’s parliament of…