By Amichai Attali, Ynetnews—
Looking at the events of the last few days in Israel, one can’t help but feel horrified and discouraged.
Our lives have recently been taken over by a few dozen ministers and their hundred of thousands of supporters, who together are pushing the country – and with it all of us – into the abyss.
Although the coronavirus vaccines are almost here, the pathogen is still all around us. So how can it be that thousands of people are allowed to enter the country from abroad without any kind of health regulations being enforced?
Is there not one qualified medical body in the entire country to offer sound advice and ensure those rules are kept?
The chief culprit is, of course, the government, but one cannot ignore the fact that a substantial part of the blame lies with those among us who support this decision.
Yes, a few doses of the vaccine have already arrived in Israel and are currently waiting in deep freeze, but so what? Does that make this virus that has killed thousands in Israel alone any less deadly?
There is not one sane country in the world that would treat the pathogen and the resulting thousands of fatalities in such a cavalier fashion as Israel.
We have passed the 3,000 fatalities threshold. These are thousands of life stories, of destroyed and grieving families. How is it that the government feels it can afford to be so permissive when we could reach 4,000 fatalities in a heartbeat?
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