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Surreal times in Jerusalem :: COVID-19 cleaning for Passover

What can we say, we are living through unbelievable times. Somehow we have completely changed our lives in Israel’s capital of Jerusalem. Yet we continue with our usual preparations for the upcoming holiday of Pesach (Passover) — including the cleaning of the Kotel (Western Wall) plaza… this year with quite a twist!

Illustrative Photo Credit: James Emery [License]

In hazmat suits, workers collect messages from Western Wall

Article Courtesy: YNet

Twice a year, cleaning teams using long sticks gouge out tens of thousands of written prayers that visitors traditionally cram into the crevices of Judaism’s Western Wall in Jerusalem.
But this time, the rite was held with precautions against coronavirus infection in place.
Workers in hazmat suits and gas masks sprayed sanitizer on the wall’s ancient stones while others held onto their sticks with gloves as they extracted the paper notes left in “God’s mailbox.”

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It’s a very stubborn disease, willingly spread by the corrupt leadership of the PA and their partners in crime.

Hatred has no limitations nor boundaries. It is not just the Palestinians who want Israel and the Jews to disappear, but many Europeans and other scattered through the earth as well.

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