The second nationwide lockdown began in Israel on September 18 as the Coronavirus cases begin to surge in the country. Israel’s Prime Minister’s Office and the Ministry of Health, announced in a joint statement a change in the distance limit for people to travel from home. Under the lockdown, people must remain 1 kilometer of home. The lock-down will last for three weeks, and during that period of time four Jewish holidays, including the Jewish New Year, will be observed. It will also include a ban on gatherings of more than 20 people in open spaces and more than 10 people indoors. Businesses except for food and medicine will be closed.