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May 29, 2020
Italian synagogues and churches reopen, but with fewer worshippers allowed
By Cnaan Liphshiz
(JTA) — Synagogues and churches have reopened in northern Italy, where they had been shut down since that area went into lockdown following the first major outbreak of COVID-19 in Europe.
The main synagogue of Milan reopened Monday per guidelines agreed-upon last week with government officials, Moked, the Italian-Jewish news site, reported. Synagogues also have reopened in Rome and Florence at least.
Italian shops, hairdressers and restaurants also opened Monday, ending a 10-week lockdown. About 3...