‘Netanyahu Is in Deep Trouble’: Haaretz Answers Your Questions on Israel’s Second COVID-19 Lockdown

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After an alarming summer during which the spread of COVID-19 got out of hand, Israel is now in the midst of a second nationwide lockdown in a desperate attempt to stop the health care system from collapsing.

The latest lockdown is being met with fierce resistance from many Israelis, who are worried about its economic impact and have lost trust in their government. Some critics claim the real reason for the lockdown is that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants to shut down the wave of protests against him that has been steadily growing over the past three months.

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