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Israel Enforces New Lockdown Amid Rosh Hashana Celebrations


TEL AVIV—Most Israelis stayed indoors to celebrate Rosh Hashana in small groups, rather than the usually large gatherings that mark the Jewish New Year holiday, as the police fined thousands of people for violating a second nationwide lockdown aimed at containing a fresh coronavirus outbreak.

A 7,000-strong police force fanned out across the country and issued 2,800 penalties over the weekend, most for people leaving their homes for nonpermitted reasons, according to a police statement Sunday. Authorities also handed out 30…

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