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Curfews, school closures go into effect in 40 Israeli ‘red’ cities
September 8, 2020
Residents of the affected towns and cities will be required to stay within 1,600 feet of their homes from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. for seven days, during which schools will be closed and business hours restricted.
‘Nationwide curfew could be imposed during Israel’s Memorial Day’
April 20, 2020
Calling it “perhaps the most sensitive issue in Israeli society,” a senior Israeli defense official says public-health concerns stemming from the coronavirus pandemic must be weighed against the need to accommodate bereaved families.
Israeli Cabinet authorizes nationwide curfew for the end of Passover
Israel Hayom and JNS staff
April 14, 2020
Under the directive, Israelis living in Jewish towns are barred from leaving their communities from between 5 p.m on Tuesday until 5 a.m on Thursday.
Israel to declare full curfew starting on Passover eve
April 6, 2020
Interior Minister Aryeh Deri: “Especially on seder night, we don’t want people moving from one family to another” • Jerusalem to be divided into eight districts, with residents unable to travel between them.
Egypt and Jordan implement curfews to counter spread of coronavirus
March 24, 2020
Egypt has 366 cases of the coronavirus; 19 have died so far. Jordan’s number of cases jumped from six to 112 in the past week.