Israel is at a pivotal moment in its campaign against COVID-19. Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, who gave one of his most detailed press conferences yet regarding the pandemic on Wednesday, had little concrete information for Israelis.
Would there be a fourth lockdown during the High Holy Days? He’s totally against it. “A lockdown will destroy the future of the country,” he said with passion. It is his job “to protect your health and to protect your livelihoods. Livelihood and economy are also lives.”