Host Simon Spungin is joined by Haaretz correspondents Chaim Levinson and Anshel Pfeffer to discuss the impact of Yom Kippur on Israel's fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
The team discusses the likely spike in cases after many ultra-Orthodox synagogues were open for prayers on the Judaism’s holiest day – despite a strict ban on gatherings in closed spaces.
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We also ask whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has formulated the exit plan that was sorely lacking last time the country exited a lockdown, whether attempts to ban demonstrations are anything more than a diversionary tactic and why no one in Israel was surprised by resurfacing reports that the prime minister and his entourage take generous advantage of dry cleaning services at the White House.
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