Heads of local authorities said that the past few months have proven that further autonomy should be provided to local government in handling the situation.
Some 12 million pupils returned to school for the first time since the 47-year-old was slain in broad daylight on the eve of a two-week school holiday.
Two schools out of 5,000 were closed because of high infection rates. One hundred and thirty-four preschools were closed for high infection rates out of 21,000 preschools.
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A senior official in the Health Ministry said that his ministry is not prepared to return children in grades one and two to school because of “indecision in the Health Ministry.”
The events on Sunday comprise the largest incident of civil disobedience ever witnessed in the Jewish state.
These children are living in deep red-zone areas, including Bnei Brak, Beitar Illit, and some Jerusalem neighborhoods.
Other Health Ministry officials disagree