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Israel returns to lockdown as cases mount

A Jewish worshiper prays the morning prayer outside a residential building before Israel will enters a second nationwide lockdown amid a resurgence in new coronavirus cases, in Ashdod, September 18. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

A Jewish worshiper prays the morning prayer outside a residential building before Israel will enters a second nationwide lockdown amid a resurgence in new coronavirus cases, in Ashdod, September 18. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

A Jewish worshiper prays the morning prayer outside a residential building before Israel will enters a second nationwide lockdown amid a resurgence in new coronavirus cases, in Ashdod, September 18. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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Israeli police check cars as Israel enters a second nationwide lockdown, on the main road leading to Jerusalem in Ein Hemed, September 18. REUTERS/Ilan Rosenberg

Israeli police check cars as Israel enters a second nationwide lockdown, on the main road leading to Jerusalem in Ein Hemed, September 18. REUTERS/Ilan Rosenberg

Israeli police check cars as Israel enters a second nationwide lockdown, on the main road leading to Jerusalem in Ein Hemed, September 18. REUTERS/Ilan Rosenberg
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A laborer disinfects and clears out notes left by worshipers in the cracks between the stones of the Western Wall, September 16. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun    

A laborer disinfects and clears out notes left by worshipers in the cracks between the stones of the Western Wall, September 16. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun    

A laborer disinfects and clears out notes left by worshipers in the cracks between the stones of the Western Wall, September 16. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun    
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Jewish worshipers pray in synagogue fitted with plastic sheets for protection, in Jerusalem, September 18. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Jewish worshipers pray in synagogue fitted with plastic sheets for protection, in Jerusalem, September 18. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Jewish worshipers pray in synagogue fitted with plastic sheets for protection, in Jerusalem, September 18. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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An empty classroom at a school closed as part of a government decision to curb the spread of the coronavirus crisis, a day before the nationwide lockdown begins, in Jerusalem, September 17. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

An empty classroom at a school closed as part of a government decision to curb the spread of the coronavirus crisis, a day before the nationwide lockdown begins, in Jerusalem, September 17. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

An empty classroom at a school closed as part of a government decision to curb the spread of the coronavirus crisis, a day before the nationwide lockdown begins, in Jerusalem, September 17. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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Jewish worshipers pray outside a residential building before Israel enters a second nationwide lockdown, in Ashdod, September 18.   REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Jewish worshipers pray outside a residential building before Israel enters a second nationwide lockdown, in Ashdod, September 18. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

Jewish worshipers pray outside a residential building before Israel enters a second nationwide lockdown, in Ashdod, September 18. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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Israelis shop at the main market before a second nationwide lockdown, in Jerusalem, September 18. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Israelis shop at the main market before a second nationwide lockdown, in Jerusalem, September 18. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Israelis shop at the main market before a second nationwide lockdown, in Jerusalem, September 18. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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Israelis shop at the main market before a second nationwide lockdown, in Jerusalem, September 18. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Israelis shop at the main market before a second nationwide lockdown, in Jerusalem, September 18. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Israelis shop at the main market before a second nationwide lockdown, in Jerusalem, September 18. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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Israel police set trafic control poles before entering a second nationwide lockdown, on the main road leading to Jerusalem in Ein Hemd, September 18. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Israel police set trafic control poles before entering a second nationwide lockdown, on the main road leading to Jerusalem in Ein Hemd, September 18. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Israel police set trafic control poles before entering a second nationwide lockdown, on the main road leading to Jerusalem in Ein Hemd, September 18. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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A Jewish worshiper prays outside a residential building before Israel enters a second nationwide lockdown, in Ashdod, Israel, September 18. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

A Jewish worshiper prays outside a residential building before Israel enters a second nationwide lockdown, in Ashdod, Israel, September 18. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

A Jewish worshiper prays outside a residential building before Israel enters a second nationwide lockdown, in Ashdod, Israel, September 18. REUTERS/Amir Cohen
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Jewish Ultra Orthodox students wearing face masks on  a street in Ashdod, September 16. REUTERS/ Amir Cohen

Jewish Ultra Orthodox students wearing face masks on  a street in Ashdod, September 16. REUTERS/ Amir Cohen

Jewish Ultra Orthodox students wearing face masks on  a street in Ashdod, September 16. REUTERS/ Amir Cohen
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Worshipers study in a seminar fitted with plastic sheets in Ashdod, Israel, September 16.   REUTERS/ Amir Cohen

Worshipers study in a seminar fitted with plastic sheets in Ashdod, Israel, September 16. REUTERS/ Amir Cohen

Worshipers study in a seminar fitted with plastic sheets in Ashdod, Israel, September 16. REUTERS/ Amir Cohen
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A police officer sets traffic control poles before Israel enters a second nationwide lockdown, on the main road leading to Jerusalem in Ein Hemd, September 18.   REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A police officer sets traffic control poles before Israel enters a second nationwide lockdown, on the main road leading to Jerusalem in Ein Hemd, September 18. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

A police officer sets traffic control poles before Israel enters a second nationwide lockdown, on the main road leading to Jerusalem in Ein Hemd, September 18. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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Maccabi Tel Aviv plays Dynamo Brest in an empty stadium in Tel Aviv, September 16. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Maccabi Tel Aviv plays Dynamo Brest in an empty stadium in Tel Aviv, September 16. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Maccabi Tel Aviv plays Dynamo Brest in an empty stadium in Tel Aviv, September 16. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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An Israeli national flag is seen on a bridge outside Jerusalem before Israel enters a second nationwide lockdown amid a resurgence in new coronavirus cases, September 18. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

An Israeli national flag is seen on a bridge outside Jerusalem before Israel enters a second nationwide lockdown amid a resurgence in new coronavirus cases, September 18. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

An Israeli national flag is seen on a bridge outside Jerusalem before Israel enters a second nationwide lockdown amid a resurgence in new coronavirus cases, September 18. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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