Collaboration Starts with Face Masks

Adel Iktelat’s father passed away at the peak of the COVID-19 crisis.
Almost immediately after the funeral, he got right to work on his life’s mission: to save his community and his home.
Just then, as everyone kept their distance from one another, Adel, a senior Clalit HMO official and a fellow in MAOZ’s INBAR Joint Venture, discovered that while everyone wore masks, the barriers that had stood between them for years finally fell.
So what happened when a COVID-19 outbreak hit a community full of doctors and nurses? And how is social distancing maintained in a mosque?