Israel pilgrimage crush inquiry into 45 deaths at Mount Meron urges future cap on visitor numbers

//Israel pilgrimage crush inquiry into 45 deaths at Mount Meron urges future cap on visitor numbers

Israel pilgrimage crush inquiry into 45 deaths at Mount Meron urges future cap on visitor numbers

An Israeli state inquiry into a crush that killed 45 people at a Jewish pilgrimage site in April has recommended that future admissions be capped and ceremonies streamlined to prevent overcrowding.The panel, headed by a former Supreme Court chief justice, submitted interim findings on Monday designed to help authorities better plan for the next festival at Mount Meron, the Galilee tomb of second-century sage Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, in May.Before the pandemic, the annual commemorations could…

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