Thousands protest Netanyahu in first since Israel renewed lockdown

Thousands of Israeli protesters gathered Sunday in Jerusalem to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the first such demonstrations since the start of a new nationwide coronavirus lockdown.Authorities in Israel, which has seen one of the world’s highest per capita rates of novel coronavirus infections in the past two weeks, imposed a new nationwide lockdown on Friday.Coinciding with the first day of the Jewish holiday season, it sparked particular anger among ultra-Orthodox Jews.While the government was praised for its initial handling of the pandemic, implementing a str…

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