Bennett: Israel could beat COVID-19 variant without lockdown


              Israel's Prime Minister Naftali Bennett puts on a face mask used as a protective against the coronavirus after delivering a statement in Jerusalem, Wednesday, July 14, 2021. Bennett said Wednesday that Israel can beat a concerning rise in new coronavirus cases without a nationwide shutdown, but he called on people to wear masks indoors and otherwise comply with safety rules. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)
            
              Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett holds up a face mask as he delivers a statement on the coronavirus situation,  in Jerusalem Wednesday, July 14, 2021. Bennett said Wednesday that Israel can beat a concerning rise in new coronavirus cases without a nationwide shutdown, but he called on people to wear masks indoors and otherwise comply with safety rules. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)