Cops who allowed mass Hasidic wedding to go ahead will face hearing

Police officers who allowed a mass wedding go ahead in Beitar Illit have been summoned for a hearing on their conduct, according to the Ynet news site.

The announcement comes after a photo circulates on social media showing an officer bowing as he receives a blessing during the event, surrounded by unmasked Hasidic revelers.

Beitar Illit is one of most highly infected areas in the country, with 26% of coronavirus tests there returning positive.