Articles in "Corona"

Knesset Passes Bill Allowing Government to Enact Emergency Corona Regulations Without Parliament Approval

The Knesset in the early hours of Tuesday morning passed a bill allowing the government to enact emergency measures to stem the spread of ...

Israel Slides Back into Partial Lockdown as Number of COVID-19 Infections Spikes

The government announced on Monday evening the return of a number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) related restrictions following a sharp spike in ...

Israel Expecting 250,000 Olim in Next 5 Years

Israel is expecting a quarter of a million Olim (immigrants) in the next 3-5 years, Jewish Agency Chairman Isaac Herzog told the Knesset's ...

Combating COVID-19, Jewish Communities Around the World Look to Israel for Solution

By: Noah Pincus/TPS The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has ravaged Jewish communities across the globe, leaving its leadership and ...

Coronavirus Generates 300% Increase in MDA Hotline Calls

The sharp increase in Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections has generated a 300% rise in the number of calls to Magen David Adom (MDA) hotline, ...

Deputy Minister: Israel in ‘Second and more Dangerous’ Wave of COVID-19 Infections

Israel is in the midst of a second and more dangerous wave of Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections, Deputy Minister of Health Yoav Kish ...

Southern City of Arad Preparing for Wave of Aliyah

The city of Arad, situated in the south of Israel, is preparing for some 10,000 Olim (new immigrants) who will arrive in the city in the ...

Israeli Authorities Rush to Halt Pandemic as Number of Infections Climb

The number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Israel continued to climb over the weekend as the government and police announced new ...

After Freezing Ties with Israel, PA Fears Facing COVID-19 Pandemic Alone

By: Baruch Yedid and Aryeh Savir/TPS The Palestinian Authority (PA) is deeply anxious following the number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) ...

Knesset Promotes Fine for Not Wearing Masks in Public as Number of COVID-19 Patients Spikes

The Knesset plenum approved in its first reading a bill that will more than double the fine for not wearing a face mask in public as ...