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Supreme Rabbinical Court judges said infected with virus; one in serious condition

Two Supreme Rabbinical Court judges have been infected with the coronavirus, according to the Kikar HaShabat website.

Rabbi Maimon Nahari is in serious condition and on a ventilator, it says.

A second rabbinical judge on the country’s highest religious court, Rabbi Eliezer Igra, is displaying mild symptoms and is home with his wife, who is also sick with COVID-19.

Another Supreme Rabbinical Court employee is also sick, it says, without identifying them.

Jerusalem has most virus cases – 650 cases, followed by Bnei Brak – 571 cases – the Ultra-Orthodox city in central Israel, one-fifth the size of the capital, a hotspot of pandemic, data shows.

Header: Information poster about the coronavirus (COVID-19) seen in the an ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Bnei Brak on March 26, 2020. (Tomer Neuberg/Flash90)