The Coronavirus Cabinet is currently discussing an apparent outline for prayers and demonstrations ahead of Yom Kippur, after which the plan may be made more restrictive.
According to the outline, synagogues will be closed and prayers - like demonstrations - will be allowed to take place in groups of up to twenty and up to a kilometer from one's home.
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Netanyahu said Wednesday that Israel is facing a national health emergency, and that he intends to push the government to back a string of new rules clamping down on public activity during the lockdown.
The restrictions Netanyahu is expected to ask the Coronavirus Cabinet include the partial closure of Ben Gurion International Airport, limiting it to arriving flights while banning departures; the closure of synagogues; limitations on public protests; and the closure of much of the private sector economy. Read more at Arutz-7