The Health Ministry is ready to current a plan to ministers to impose a night curfew from 10 p.m. till 5 a.m. over the upcoming vacation of Purim.
The plan additionally reportedly seeks to limit public transportation and motion between cities.
Health Minister Yuli Edelstein, in an interview with Galey Israel radio, implores Israelis to keep residence this weekend.
“Tonight we will bring a proposal to the cabinet for a night curfew that will allow the public to go to synagogue to hear the megillah and later stay home,” says Edelstein, including that the ministry has seen invites to underground events and is monitoring a spike in alcohol gross sales.
“If we aren’t careful on Purim, we’ll sit at home on Passover,” he says, referring to the Jewish vacation subsequent month.
“I am asking those who, like me, hunger to host guests and family on Seder night, to keep the rules on Purim,” provides Edelstein.
Purim begins on Thursday night in a lot of the nation and ends Friday night, although a few of the customs are deferred till Sunday in Jerusalem.