In September 2020, as cases of the coronavirus rose, Mosaic’s Krauthammer Fellow Tamara Berens moved to Israel and documented the journey. Three months later, during another spike in cases, she was married. Here, she narrates that process and turns her eye on the country around her.
Notes on Getting Married in Israel in a Pandemic
Marriage in Israel has always been allowed during lockdown, even amid the very highest infection rates. So, as quarantine loomed, my then-fiancé and I went on with our plans.