Israelis got a scolding on Saturday evening. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed regret in having to report that Israel had experienced “a change in direction” in its progress toward stifling the spread of COVID‑19. The post Keeping the rules appeared first on standing by the gate.
Just before dawn some mornings during the days leading up to Yom HaZikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day, the highest hill in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Ir Ganim has been visited by handfuls of Orthodox Jews who faced the Old City and prayed. Though the ancient mound they climbed lies a third of a mile from my […]