A cabinet meeting will be convened at 11:30 pm tonight, Wednesday, with the aim of approving the imposition of a "hermetic" lockdown in Israel, starting this Friday.

Citizens will be allowed to leave the house only to stock up on food and medicine, and only jobs defined as essential will be allowed to open.

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Synagogues will be completely closed, but on Yom Kippur they will be opened to a limited number of worshipers that the government will decide on. Read more at Arutz-7