Due to the coronavirus restrictions tourists are barred from Israel, including close family members of immigrants to the country. MK Yorai Lahav Hertzanu of Yesh Atid – Telem has called on Interior Minister Arye De’eri and Minister of Immigration and Absorption Pnina Tamano-Shata to allow family members of olim/immigrants to visit. In an interview with reporter Arieh O’Sullivan, he also blasted the government’s “failure” to manage the pandemic, saying the younger Israeli generation would be paying the cost for decades.