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Umm al-Fahm couple, unable to hold large wedding due to virus, gives it all away

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In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Umm al-Fahm residents Riham and Anas Aghbariya decided not to have the ostentatious wedding they’d hoped for when they were engaged last year.

“We planned a big wedding for more than a year, with lots of people who would join us…But because of coronavirus, we decided to do something more special,” Riham told Army Radio.

Rather than hold a massive and potentially infectious wedding party, Riham, a medical intern on her way to becoming a doctor, and Anas, a computer programmer, donated everything they would have spent on their marital celebration to charity, adding up to around 450 bags of non-perishable food.

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“To avoid infection, we decided to do as small a celebration as possible. All the money which we had budgeted for our big wedding, we used for bags with........

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