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Israel Hints Possible Return to Lockdown

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As coronavirus cases continue to climb, falling restrictions are filtering back into the public fold. Gatherings have been limited to 50; however outdoor cultural events can still host up to 250 people. Indoor event halls are capped at 100 people, and police are meant to be enforcing all restrictions. This week has seen over 18,000…

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Israel Works to Tackle Human Trafficking

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In most recent news, a sex trafficking ring was busted on Monday, arresting eight suspects who were said to be bringing women from abroad to Israel for prostitution. Setup as a mobile massage service, the ring leader is suspected to be a 51-year-old former Israeli athlete turned trainer, who is female. The other arrested were…

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Corona Cabinet and Second Wave Update

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The warning bells have sounded. With a steep increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases in the last two weeks and over 500 in the past 24 hours, the “Corona Cabinet” is in discussions to set down, or retract, some freshly laid guidelines. Police forces have been asked to strictly enforce social distancing in crowds, as well…

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Tel Aviv Beaches Fully Accessible

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Tel Aviv City announced on June 11 that all 13 of its beaches are fully accessible. In the past, only five of those beaches were accessible to people with disabilities. The city is providing services such as “paths to the shoreline, accessible parking, showers, toilets, amphibious chairs, and an app guiding the visually impaired,” read…

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Second Wave of Corona has Arrived

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Over 220 coronavirus cases were confirmed in the last 48 hours. As the Israeli population gets hits with infections and wide-scale testing resumes, the economy will remain open despite specific districts shutting down. About 130 schools and 21,877 students and teachers are currently in quarantine. At least 418 cases have been confirmed in schools, with…

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