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Health officials said to back night curfew over Purim

Officials in the Health Ministry are meeting on the possibility of imposing restrictions over Purim, with Channel 12 saying they are poised to support a night curfew over the holiday this weekend.

The Kan public broadcaster, however, says no final decision has been made.

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish children in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Mea Shearim wear costumes to mark the Jewish holiday of Purim, March 8, 2020. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
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