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Interior minister says there won’t be a lockdown over Rosh Hashanah

Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked speaks during a conference in Jerusalem, on August 1, 2021. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked speaks during a conference in Jerusalem, on August 1, 2021. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked tells Channel 13 news that there won’t be a national coronavirus lockdown over the Jewish New Year, which begins on the evening of September 6.

“We’ll spend Rosh Hashanah together with the whole family,” Shaked, a member of Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s Yamina party, says in an interview.

She also predicts that further COVID restrictions won’t be imposed.

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