Residents of This ultra-Orthodox Israeli City Were Wary of the Vaccine. Here’s How That Changed Overnight

Cholent, a special yummy Shabbat dish, was on offer, but prominent rabbis said everyone should get inoculated, and the Haredi community 'says no to lies,' a local man added

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Bar Peleg
Bar Peleg

Outside the Clalit HMO building on Bnei Brak’s Aharonovich Street, dozens of men huddled around a trailer. The friendly atmosphere in this ultra-Orthodox suburb of Tel Aviv resembled, in a surreal way, Friday night gatherings in town before the pandemic broke out.

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