Bennett expected to be released from hospital tomorrow

Bennett expected to be released from hospital tomorrow

Yamina chairman Naftali Bennett, hospitalized at Sheba Hospital following neck pain: 'It went well. I'll be released tomorrow please G-d.'.Yedidya ben Ohr, 10/13/2020, 7:17 PM
Decisions on easing closure - only on Thursday

Decisions on easing closure - only on Thursday

Coronavirus cabinet convenes, but decisions regarding practical easing of closure will not be made today, given fear of Sukkot morbidity.Hezki Baruch, 10/13/2020, 6:16 PM
'Violations by senior officials prove they don't believe in predatory policy'

'Violations by senior officials prove they don't believe in predatory policy'

Internal medicine and gastroenterology specialist: 'All these good people just don't really believe in paralyzing all residents of Israel.'Mordechai Sones, 10/7/2020, 9:30 AM
Steps to exit second lockdown

Steps to exit second lockdown

7-stage program presented to ministers for incrementally leaving lockdown but allowing economy activity, returning to kindergarten studies.Reut Hadar, 10/5/2020, 6:02 PM
No way around it, a properly constructed sukkah is a closed space

No way around it, a properly constructed sukkah is a closed space

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein, Internal Security Minister Amir Ohana, Acting Police Superintendent Moti Cohen tour Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2020, 9:34 PM
Gamzu: 'I recommended not closing country'

Gamzu: 'I recommended not closing country'

COVID-19 coordinator says hermetic closure will lead to more significant reduction in morbidity: 'Government decision is message to public.'Netanel Katz, 9/24/2020, 2:03 PM
Israeli physicians, scientists to hold anti-lockdown demonstration

Israeli physicians, scientists to hold anti-lockdown demonstration

'Doctors and scientists demand halt to closure, the decision of which to impose is based on zero transparent information to the public.'Mordechai Sones, 9/17/2020, 10:00 AM
Corona closure: All the restrictions and exceptions

Corona closure: All the restrictions and exceptions

Gov't approves new regulations, including restriction of 500 meters from home. Public sector work will be reduced.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2020, 9:17 AM
Hospital directors: No need for a full closure

Hospital directors: No need for a full closure

Some directors invited to cabinet meeting say full closure is unnecessary. Minister Edelstein threatens to withdraw his proposal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2020, 2:43 PM
Health Ministry recommends closure on holidays

Health Ministry recommends closure on holidays

Senior HM official: 'We're in direction of national epidemic, even in green cities. Therefore, traffic light model currently cannot work.'Mordechai Sones, 9/10/2020, 9:59 AM
MK Moshe Gafni: 'Why is there a closure only in our cities?'

MK Moshe Gafni: 'Why is there a closure only in our cities?'

Degel Hatorah Chair: 'The haredi public's mood is despondent on an unprecedented level; the feeling is they deal with us unfairly.'Mordechai Sones, 7/14/2020, 6:54 PM
Coronavirus hits 8200 Intelligence Unit

Coronavirus hits 8200 Intelligence Unit

More than a hundred unit soldiers rest positive, number in isolation steadily rising. Health Ministry: We're approaching need for closure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2020, 10:59 PM
Clashes between protesters and police in Jerusalem

Clashes between protesters and police in Jerusalem

Hundreds of haredim protest closures imposed by city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2020, 10:52 PM
MK Betzalel Smotrich in Betar Illit: 'Without full partnership this won't work'

MK Betzalel Smotrich in Betar Illit: 'Without full partnership this won't work'

Yamina MK visits War Room in Betar Illit, which faces closure and increase in morbidity, and returns with some insights.MK Betzalel Smotrich, 7/12/2020, 9:17 PM
Hebrew University researchers recommend tightening restrictions next week

Hebrew University researchers recommend tightening restrictions next week

Decision early next week on tightening preventive measures including full closure: 'There is evidence of some stabilization in spread.'Mordechai Sones, 7/12/2020, 5:38 PM
'40 percent of patients from Arab population'

'40 percent of patients from Arab population'

Shaare Zedek Hospital President unfazed by rising number of carriers and estimates: 'I don't think we'll reach need for closure.'Mordechai Sones, 7/9/2020, 2:47 PM
Health Ministry's new demands for closures

Health Ministry's new demands for closures

Health Ministry demands reportedly include full closure in Modi'in Illit and Ramla, closure of 5 neighborhoods in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2020, 1:00 PM
Jerusalem Mayor: Closure will turn neighborhoods into coronavirus incubators

Jerusalem Mayor: Closure will turn neighborhoods into coronavirus incubators

Jerusalem Mayor warns Health Ministry measures to combat coronavirus in haredi neighborhoods may only worsen situation.Mordechai Sones, 7/9/2020, 12:16 PM
Gov't considering imposing closures on 9 cities across Israel

Gov't considering imposing closures on 9 cities across Israel

9 areas under consideration are Modi'in Illit, Ramla, Beit Shemesh, Lod, Jerusalem, Kiryat Malachi, Bnei Brak, Ashdod and Raanana.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2020, 8:26 PM
Schools still closed? Something's fishy...

Schools still closed? Something's fishy...

Is public Torah study, at the very least, not an essential to our faith, and moreover, to our very existence? OpinionRabbi Daniel Green, 5/26/2020, 6:11 PM
70% of COVID-19 carriers in Israel infected by visitors from US

70% of COVID-19 carriers in Israel infected by visitors from US

Study concludes just 5% of virus carriers who arrived in Israel were responsible for spreading up to 80% of infections.Eitan Divinsky, 5/18/2020, 8:39 PM
Bennett to Netanyahu: Open the economy and education system

Bennett to Netanyahu: Open the economy and education system

In talk with PM, DM Bennett asserts that damage of closure on Israelis' livelihoods is infinitely larger than its medical benefit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2020, 12:48 PM
Researchers call cemetery closures 'utterly wrong and unfortunate'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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