“After delays, ministers approve return of much of Israel’s economy under restrictions; studies to resume for grades 7-10 and in universities, colleges”

TIMES OF ISRAEL
Cabinet gives final okay to reopening of restaurants, event venues and more
by TOI Staff
March 6, 2021

The cabinet on Saturday night gave a final stamp of approval to the reopening of much of the economy, including restaurants, cafes, school grades 7-10 in low-to-medium infection areas, event venues, attractions and hotels. It also approved new regulations at Ben Gurion Airport that sideline a highly controversial committee that has been deciding who can enter the country while the airport remains largely shuttered. There will no longer be an approval process for returning Israelis. In the coming days, 1,000 people a day will be able to enter the country from four locations — New York, Frankfurt, London and Paris — with the number expected to go up to 3,000 later this week. READ MORE

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