06 August 2020

Police open criminal investigation into mass ultra-Orthodox wedding


Development comes after pictures show thousands of attendees not keeping distance or wearing masks at Hasidic event; report says Haredi lawmaker was presentThe Times of Israel is liveblogging Thursday’s events as they unfold.6:55 pmNetanyahu says no lockdown for now, but ‘if it is needed we will do it’Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tours Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek hospital and says Israel won’t impose a lockdown even though the COVID-19 morbidity rate remains among the highest in the world per [...]