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Israel starts reopening economy after two-month lockdown

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel lifted many of its coronavirus restrictions and started reopening its economy Sunday as the country's vaccination drive and third nationwide lockdown have started to bring...

2/21/2021 2:03:00 PM

Israel has started lifting its coronavirus restrictions and reopening its economy after a nearly two-month long lockdown. Shops, museums, libraries, and malls are reopening Sunday along with most grade and high school classes.

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel lifted many of its coronavirus restrictions and started reopening its economy Sunday as the country's vaccination drive and third nationwide lockdown have started to bring...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel lifted many of its coronavirus restrictions and started reopening its economy Sunday as the country’s vaccination drive and third nationwide lockdown have started to bring down infections.Most grade school and high school classes have reopened after a nearly two-month closure, along with museums, libraries, malls and markets. Some restrictions on the number of people in attendance remain in place. The entire education system is expected to return to normal operations early March.

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Gyms, pools, cinemas and restaurants are opening back up for people who have received two doses of the coronavirus vaccine.ADVERTISEMENTIsrael unveiled its plan to allow the vaccinated to attend cultural events, fly abroad and patronize restaurants and health clubs by using a “green badge” app on Saturday ahead of the reopening of the economy. The rollout of the app has been fraught with technical difficulties.

After striking a deal with Pfizer to trade data for doses, Israel’s vaccine campaign became the world’s speediest in the past two months. Almost half its population of 9.3 million have received the first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. Nearly 3 million have gotten the second shot. headtopics.com

Israel has faced international criticism for largely excluding Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip from its highly successful vaccination campaign. The dispute highlights the Palestinians’ reliance on Israel even as they struggle to combat the pandemic on their own. Last week, Israel facilitated the transfer of the first 2,000 doses of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine from the West Bank to the Gaza Strip.

The coronavirus is still spreading rapidly in Israel, however, and restrictions on movement and assembly have remained in place since the government imposed a countrywide lockdown in late December.Israel has recorded at least 743,000 cases of COVID-19 and at least 5,521 deaths since the start of the pandemic last year. Its three lockdowns have paralyzed the economy and driven unemployment to over 20%

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Just out of principle, one would think Netanyahu would boycott anything made by a company who's founder was a Nazi but there he is wearing Hugo boss. Lockdown regime is moving towards authoritarianism.” Free palestine 🇵🇸 Don’t get any of the vaccines it’s harming and killing people. They may have aborted fetuses in them. So if you are Catholic you can’t get it then if that’s true. Just don’t get it.

People, if you’re in hospital with Covid-19 for more than A WEEK, and their drug protocol doesn’t help you, say you start to have troubles in breathing, it’s high time to ask them to apply Ivermectin, the best current Covid-19 killer. If they refuse it, take them to court . RT Vaccines are mainly defence. Then, you need a real offence, cure, like Penicillin, one that allows you to penetrate and cure in a variety of human environments, with high efficacy and not much fanfare or costs while at work. Ivermectin kills Covid-19 within 4-6 days. $2/pill

Devious way to kill more Palestinians. This whole situation is like seeing the Nazi genocide doing nothing about it. On top of that the media make propaganda to promote them and the UN look for cheap distractions for us to ignore the whole situation. Zionism must be taken down!!! Welcome to your new prison planet where communism is the way forward. Apartheid was the worst thing and yet we seem to be accepting this for the flu.. stand up and say no to world communism.

Apartheid regime. Why's he holding a vaccine passport 🤔 Ahh bless their aparthied socks, imagine they had to put up with restrictions, key words: after a two month lockdown. we cannot allow nonbelievers to keep us stuck in our homes indefinitely. must we take a vote? somebody has to step up to the plate and make some hard decisions. we are losing our patience with non-mask wearing, FOOLS, running amuck.

Sure, why not? you need your bills paid send me a dm And you need vaccination proof to get groceries. Fucked up country. People who believed in science are being awarded! Congratulations! boycottisrael Yay, apartheid regime is back in business! Crazy how everyone was in on the COVID conspiracy...smh Ick. And what of the Palestinians that they refuse to help? 4.5 million Palestinians live in occupied Palestine, and their occupiers are in solid violation of the GenevaConvention that requires occupiers to take care of the citizens of territories they occupy.

jreichelt Hr. Reichelt, Sie sind ein Melonenschäler ”Its three lockdowns have paralyzed the economy and driven unemployment to over 20%” – maybe that's why? Didn't stop them bombing people meanwhile in Palestine... Perhaps they can return to work building space lasers. Free Palestine. Have they lifted apartheid?

now that the apartheid state's ruling class has been vaccinated Perhaps they can stop oppressing the Palestinians then