Rush to Complete Weddings in Israel Before Restrictions Set In

Preparing the chuppah in Kiryat Sefer at midnight.

As new restrictions from the Israeli Health Ministry prohibiting gatherings of more than ten people was set to go into effect starting Sunday morning, March 15, at 7:00 a.m., a family in Kiryat Sefer that had scheduled a chasunah rushed to beat the deadline and set up a chuppah at 2:00 a.m. at the Nof Illit Hall.