Health officials: Pandemic restrictions to be in place for Purim holiday

The Purim holiday in late February will be held under pandemic restrictions, despite the vaccination campaign, health officials tell Channel 12.

Though the specific rules will be based on infection rates at the time, officials indicate parties and mass gatherings will be banned.

Israelis enjoy a Purim parade, the largest in the country, in the city of Holon, during the Jewish holiday of Purim, March 21, 2019. (Flash90)
Never miss breaking news on Israel
Get notifications to stay updated
You're subscribed