Israel to Enter Lockdown Again as Second Coronavirus Wave Hits

TEL AVIV—Israel on Friday is to come to be the 1st produced place to impose…

TEL AVIV—Israel on Friday is to come to be the 1st produced place to impose a 2nd nationwide lockdown, as its government struggles to comprise a fresh new coronavirus outbreak that has hammered the economic climate and divided the country.

The lockdown, which will very last at minimum by means of early October, aims to stop mass gatherings all through the Jewish vacations that commence at sunset Friday. It will increase by means of Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur and Sukkot—holidays that ordinarily require tens of millions of Jewish worshipers attending synagogues and collecting…