Israel Back on the Learning Curve as Schools Set to Reopen

As movement restrictions ease, Israel wakes up to new challenges in a post-coronavirus world at home, in the region, and the world

Israel is now entering the third month of the coronavirus crisis. The first case of COVID-19 – the disease caused by the virus – was diagnosed on February 27, in a person who had returned from a trip to Italy. Subsequently, the constantly rising curve, the dramatic declarations and the ever stricter restrictions attested to the fact that the virus was continuing to spread. Along with the cost in human life, there was steep economic damage, leading to a recession and an unprecedented unemployment rate.