Israel gov't face defiance from ultra-Orthodox community as top rabbi calls for elementary schools opening

Israel began Sunday its first step to scale down the coronavirus lockdown measures, by reopening kindergartens, some small businesses and take-away services.

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On top of the children’s nurseries, beaches and national parks are set to reopen Sunday as well, and the one-kilometer (just over half a mile) home radius limitation will be lifted as well.

In addition, the Temple Mount, the Western Wall plaza and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher will be opened for prayer in an outline that has not yet been published. Read more at i24