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The Israeli Black Flag Movement 2020 Posted by on Oct 21, 2020

Several weeks ago, before Israel entered its second lockdown, I travelled to the south, and drove back home on a Saturday evening. Departing from the small village where I’ve spend my weekend, I saw two people standing along the road waving black flags. Two more were standing at the next stop. This vision repeated itself…

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Coronavirus in Israel: Part 2 Posted by on Oct 5, 2020

COVID-19 pandemic has reached Israel on February 2020, as we covered in Coronavirus in Israel: Part 1. The first case in the country was confirmed on 21 February. Authorities reacted quickly. A national state of emergency (מַצַּב חֵרוּם) was declared, social distancing was enforced, gatherings were restricted to only two people, restrictions (הַגְבָּלוֺת) on movement…

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