Israeli Jewish, Christian, Muslim and Druze Faith Leaders Come Together for Joint Prayer Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
A multi-faith prayer was conducted at the Bahai Gardens in the northern Israeli city of Haifa on earlier this week amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
“Upon the request of the Haifa municipalty, a rabbi, a priest, an Imam and the spiritual leader of the Druze community have prayed together for an end to #coronavirus #pandemic,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s spokesperson to the Arab media, Ofir Gendelman, tweeted on Monday. “That’s part of our joint fight against #COVID19.”
— Ofir Gendelman (@ofirgendelman) April 6, 2020
There have been more than 9,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Israel, and at least 60 people have died from it.