Researchers call cemetery closures 'utterly wrong and unfortunate'

Hebrew University researchers argue economy should not be halted, closure policy could be replaced by measures to prevent virus spread.Mordechai Sones, 4/23/2020, 11:35 AM

Closure on Bnei Brak and Jerusalem to be reinstated

Ministerial Committee convenes at 1:00 pm to discuss resumption of closure. At same time, patients taken to hotels.Mordechai Sones, 4/16/2020, 1:56 PM

9,000 police, hundreds of soldiers deploy across country

Police to intensify enforcement with focus on checkpoints, inspections, patrols within cities, city exits and interurban space.Mordechai Sones, 4/14/2020, 3:49 PM

Coronavirus: 57 dead, 8,904 known infected

Death toll from coronavirus in Israel rises to 57, while number of diagnosed patients is 8,904.Mordechai Sones, 4/6/2020, 10:12 PM

Partial closure to be announced in additional cities

Government to declare "restricted area" in neighborhoods in Jerusalem, communities in Judea and Samaria, and several cities.Elad Benari, 4/5/2020, 11:36 PM

Hadassah pediatrician infected; two children placed in isolation

Hospital notes that doctor also worked in Leumit health fund and clinic where he operated was closed due to contact with COVID-19 patient.Mordechai Sones, 3/23/2020, 10:24 PM

IDF announces general closure of Judea and Samaria on election day

During the closure, passage will be allowed only in humanitarian, medical, and exceptional cases, subject to the army's approval.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2020, 12:14 PM

Reaction to rocket fire: Erez Crossing closed

Security establishment stops entry of Gaza merchants into Israel and reduce fishing area in Gaza in response to rocket fire at Israel.Mordechai Sones, 2/24/2020, 6:26 PM

Independent Chicago Jewish Star newspaper closes

Independent family-run newspaper publishes final edition due to industrywide decline in advertising.JTA, 5/8/2018, 2:43 AM

General closure on Judea and Samaria on Purim

Israel to impose general closure on Judea and Samaria during Purim holiday, Crossings to Gaza will be closed as well.Kobi Finkler, 2/26/2018, 12:12 AM

IDF imposes closure on Judea-Samaria

Palestinian Arab entry into Israel will not be allowed during Shavuot with the exception of humanitarian cases.Ben Ariel, 6/10/2016, 12:13 AM

Ya'alon Orders Closure on Hevron

Following kidnapping of three students, Defense Minister orders closure on the Hevron area, border crossings to Gaza be closed.Uzi Baruch and Elad Benari, 6/15/2014, 5:40 AM

IDF Imposes Closure on PA-Assigned Areas

Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon orders that the IDF impose a general closure on the Judea and Samaria over Yom Kippur.Elad Benari, 9/13/2013, 12:10 AM

IDF Imposes Passover Closure on PA Areas

IDF imposes a general closure on PA-assigned areas ahead of the Passover holiday. It will be in effect until Tuesday at 11:59 p.m.Elad Benari, 3/25/2013, 5:45 AM

IDF Imposes Closure on PA Areas During Yom Kippur

IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz decides on a general closure of PA-assigned areas during Yom Kippur.Elad Benari, 9/25/2012, 12:15 AM

IDF Imposes Closure on PA-Controlled Areas

As it goes on high alert for Passover, the IDF imposes a closure on the PA-controlled areas of Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 4/6/2012, 3:15 AM

IDF Alert Prompts Closure on PA-Controlled Areas

As part of the preparations for the Arab “Land Day”, a general closure was imposed on the PA-controlled areas of Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 3/30/2012, 4:44 AM

Gaza Imposes Closure on Its Own Doctors

Arab NGO says Hamas forbade members of medical delegation from participating in eastern Jerusalem conference.Gil Ronen, 12/11/2011, 8:51 PM