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Ministers approve night curfew over Purim

An Israeli dressed up in costume ahead of the holiday of Purim, puts on tefillin in downtown Jerusalem, March 8, 2020 (Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90)
An Israeli dressed up in costume ahead of the holiday of Purim, puts on tefillin in downtown Jerusalem, March 8, 2020 (Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90)

The cabinet approves a nighttime curfew over the Purim holiday this weekend to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

The curfew will be in effect on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, beginning at 8:30 p.m. and ending at 5 a.m.

 

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