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.6:25 pmMan, 24, drowns in Sea of GalileeA 24-year-old man has drowned while swimming in the Sea of Galilee, the Magen David Adom (MDA) ambulance service says.Paramedics tried to save the man’s life at a gender-segregated beach catering to religious communities, but were [...]