New public prayer restrictions take hold in Israel

Itamar Eichner |
Published: 03.31.20, 18:01
New restrictions on public prayer took effect at 5pm in Israel as part of ongoing efforts to counter the spread of coronavirus.
For the next seven days, prayers sessions in public cannot include more than one person, no more than 10 people can attend a circumcision and no more than 20 people can attend a funeral that must be held in an open area.