Prime Minister Naftali Bennett meets with senior education and health officials to discuss plans for reopening schools amid a resurgence in coronavirus cases.
“Our goal, as everyone knows, is not to harm the economy, education, or day-to-day life,” Bennett is quoted saying in a statement from his office.
He also says more Israelis need to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
“I see what they are doing in the United States, France, England concerning incentivizing vaccination. Ultimately we know that a critical mass is needed block the pandemic, so we need to incentive everyone,” he says.