Hadassah director: We already had a lockdown. It doesn't help

Hadassah director: We already had a lockdown. It doesn't help

Professor Zeev Rotstein criticizes government's handling of the coronavirus crisis.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 6:51 PM
'Finance Ministry is to blame for crisis in hospitals' says Physicians' Association head

'Finance Ministry is to blame for crisis in hospitals' says Physicians' Association head

Shortage of doctors has been known issue for months, but only now is the Health Ministry appealing for retired doctors to return.Orly Harari, Yesterday, 4:15 PM
Agreement purportedly reached on plan for Yom Kippur prayers

Agreement purportedly reached on plan for Yom Kippur prayers

According to apparent outline, up to 20 will be allowed to pray together in open space, at a distance of up to a kilometer from home.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 4:01 PM
Minister Tropper: 'The plague of hatred is more dangerous than the coronavirus'

Minister Tropper: 'The plague of hatred is more dangerous than the coronavirus'

"When dozens are dying every day, it's not the time to squabble over what's more important - prayers or protests."Yehiel Tropper, Yesterday, 2:09 PM
Netanyahu pushing for immediate imposition of tighter lockdown

Netanyahu pushing for immediate imposition of tighter lockdown

Flights abroad to be banned? PM expected to push for closure of much of Israeli economy, warning of national health 'emergency'.David Rosenberg, Yesterday, 1:33 PM
Rapid COVID-19 screening test developed in Israel to be used in major European airports

Rapid COVID-19 screening test developed in Israel to be used in major European airports

Rapid coronavirus screening test developed in Israel to be used in multiple European airports.Marcy Oster, JTA, Yesterday, 1:18 PM
Former Health Minister: Closure intended to cover government COVID-19 management failure

Former Health Minister: Closure intended to cover government COVID-19 management failure

Chaim Ramon: 'I'm sorry Netanyahu and his ministers are adopting this policy, which will bring upon us a health and economic disaster.'Mordechai Sones, Yesterday, 12:51 PM
Poll: Most Israelis back total lockdown

Poll: Most Israelis back total lockdown

New poll shows Israelis are evenly divided over lockdown restrictions - with 30% saying they are too restrictive, 29% say they're too lax.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 11:31 AM
Interior Minister Aryeh Deri: Synagogues must remain open on Yom Kippur

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri: Synagogues must remain open on Yom Kippur

For the remainder of lockdown, Deri concedes that prayers will be held outdoors only - as long as protests are also restricted.Hezki Baruch, Yesterday, 10:50 AM
Israel’s Covid mystery

Israel’s Covid mystery

HCQ was banned for Covid patients by the WHO on the basis of late stage trials. But doctors claim it worked in early stage usage. Opinion.Barry Shaw, Yesterday, 10:27 AM
Record high of 6,782 new cases in 24 hours

Record high of 6,782 new cases in 24 hours

Coronavirus Czar pushes for intensified lockdown, noting high percentage of positive coronavirus tests.Orly Harari, Yesterday, 9:24 AM
Coronavirus Cabinet to consider Yom Kippur synagogue closures

Coronavirus Cabinet to consider Yom Kippur synagogue closures

Israel's Coronavirus Cabinet to convene Wednesday morning to deliberate on plans to tighten lockdown, close synagogues during Yom Kippur.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 8:30 AM
Netanyahu advisers fined for violating isolation

Netanyahu advisers fined for violating isolation

Two of PM's advisers fined for violating isolation requirements imposed on them upon their return from Washington.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 5:06 AM
Finger-pointing as COVID-19 carriers board flights abroad

Finger-pointing as COVID-19 carriers board flights abroad

Six months into outbreak, Health Ministry and Border Control still disconnected as 5 COVID carriers fly from Israel to Serbia and Turkey.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 10:40 PM
Report: Deri may agree to close synagogues if demonstrations banned

Report: Deri may agree to close synagogues if demonstrations banned

Shas chairman says he would agree to allow synagogues to be closed only if demonstrations face the same ban.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 8:38 PM
Netanyahu to demonstrators: This farce must end

Netanyahu to demonstrators: This farce must end

PM says rules for demonstrations should not be different than for prayers or other gatherings if the rules are to be obeyed.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 8:01 PM
List of IDF red bases revealed

List of IDF red bases revealed

As part of IDF coronavirus efforts, it was decided to publish list of 'reddest' units and list of 'green' units in IDF.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 5:48 PM
Tzohar Rabbinical organization: Close the synagogues

Tzohar Rabbinical organization: Close the synagogues

Religious Zionist rabbinical organization calls on government to listen to Coronavirus Czar, synagogues to act responsibly during lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 4:29 PM
Health Ministry scrubs stats from coronavirus website

Health Ministry scrubs stats from coronavirus website

After hospitals mistakenly labelled as being at over 100% capacity in coronavirus wards, Health Ministry removes stats from its website.David Rosenberg, Tuesday, 3:16 PM
Chief Rabbi David Lau: 'The people won't accept closing synagogues on Yom Kippur'

Chief Rabbi David Lau: 'The people won't accept closing synagogues on Yom Kippur'

Chief Rabbi of Israel David Lau warns Prime Minister Netanyahu that Israelis will not obey orders to close synagogues during Yom Kippur.David Rosenberg, Tuesday, 2:01 PM
The elderly who die alone, in their own homes - coronavirus' forgotten victims

The elderly who die alone, in their own homes - coronavirus' forgotten victims

ZAKA has dealt with no less than 120 forgotten victims of coronavirus - the elderly who die alone in their own homes.Ben Shaul, Tuesday, 12:41 PM
Synagogues to be closed, Sukkot markets to be banned

Synagogues to be closed, Sukkot markets to be banned

Coronavirus Cabinet to rule on expanded lockdown plan which will include shutting down half of private sector businesses, closing synagoguesDavid Rosenberg, Tuesday, 12:10 PM
Prof. Ronni Gamzu: 'The situation is under control, but still extremely serious'

Prof. Ronni Gamzu: 'The situation is under control, but still extremely serious'

"I appeal to everyone not to remain indifferent to the crisis," says coronavirus czar.Radio 103 FM, Tuesday, 11:58 AM
Andrew Neil interviews Swedish state epidemiologist. Anders Tegnell

Andrew Neil interviews Swedish state epidemiologist. Anders Tegnell

British commentator asks Tegnell asks what Sweden has got right in its response to coronavirus and if UK can learn from his approach.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 11:43 AM
'Lockdown isn't working' admits Justice Minister - 'We need harsher measures'

'Lockdown isn't working' admits Justice Minister - 'We need harsher measures'

Justice Minister Avi Nissenkorn says there's no choice but to impose harsher restrictions.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 11:30 AM
Those who violate virus regulations should be imprisoned, says MK Miki Zohar

Those who violate virus regulations should be imprisoned, says MK Miki Zohar

We don't need stricter regulations - we just need tougher enforcement, coalition head insists.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 10:04 AM
Will Prof. Gabi Barbash join Yamina?

Will Prof. Gabi Barbash join Yamina?

The former director-general of the Health Ministry is one of the "big names" party leader Naftali Bennett would like to recruit.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 9:41 AM
Israeli Cabinet approves economic safety net plan

Israeli Cabinet approves economic safety net plan

New aid plan will spend some 10.5 billion shekels to aid businesses and wage-earners harmed by ongoing lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 9:09 AM
'We can outsmart this virus with the knowledge we have' says German professor of virology

'We can outsmart this virus with the knowledge we have' says German professor of virology

Prof. Streeck describes how a "proper balance" is essential and why lockdown is not only damaging but also unnecessary.Y Rabinovitz, Tuesday, 8:44 AM
Netanyahu pushing for stricter lockdown after Yom Kippur

Netanyahu pushing for stricter lockdown after Yom Kippur

Coronavirus Cabinet to meet Tuesday to deliberate on proposal to impose tighter lockdown after Yom Kippur, strictly limiting private sector.David Rosenberg, Tuesday, 8:13 AM
7,000 lockdown fines issued during Rosh Hashanah

7,000 lockdown fines issued during Rosh Hashanah

Thousands of Israelis fined during Rosh Hashanah for violating lockdown rules.Marcy Oster, JTA, Tuesday, 7:36 AM
Montreal Jewish school is shut down for 2 weeks over coronavirus outbreak

Montreal Jewish school is shut down for 2 weeks over coronavirus outbreak

Jewish high school in Montreal ordered to close for two weeks after 15 students diagnosed with the coronavirusDavid Lazarus, JTA, Tuesday, 7:02 AM
US close to registering 200,000 COVID-19 deaths

US close to registering 200,000 COVID-19 deaths

199,743 Americans have died and 6.8 million have been confirmed infected, according to Johns Hopkins tally.Ben Ariel, Tuesday, 4:44 AM
British PM to order pubs and restaurants closed amid COVID-19 spike

British PM to order pubs and restaurants closed amid COVID-19 spike

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to announce under new nationwide restrictions to halt a rise in coronavirus cases.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 3:42 AM
Hospitals say they could admit more patients, but Health Ministry is misleading

Hospitals say they could admit more patients, but Health Ministry is misleading

Health Ministry claims COVID wards countrywide overcrowded but some hospital sources say reality differs from picture presented to publicMordechai Sones, Tuesday, 12:50 AM
Yifat Shasha-Biton replies to Netanyahu: 'Stop looking for culprits'

Yifat Shasha-Biton replies to Netanyahu: 'Stop looking for culprits'

MK Shasha-Biton responds to PM's criticism, 'You diffused Prof. Gamzu's traffic light system to the point it was no longer useful.'Yifat Shasha-Biton, Monday, 9:53 PM
'Viral load affects severity of disease'

'Viral load affects severity of disease'

MK Bennett explains if one had many viruses, he will experience severe COVID-19 symptoms, but those who had few viruses, effect will be low.Naftali Bennett, Monday, 9:30 PM
Coronavirus Commissar predicts 1,200 seriously ill per day

Coronavirus Commissar predicts 1,200 seriously ill per day

Coronavirus Commissar at Wolfson Hospital: 'Clearly, number of patients will double in coming weeks; hospitals currently being prepared.'Mordechai Sones, Monday, 8:59 PM
Netanyahu: Don't come to us with complaints is you break the rules

Netanyahu: Don't come to us with complaints is you break the rules

Prime Minister Netanyahu says Coronavirus Cabinet will discuss possibility of implementing harsher restrictions tomorrow.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 6:37 PM
Energy Minister: Health system should have seen writing on the wall

Energy Minister: Health system should have seen writing on the wall

Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz says Israel should have instituted current lockdown two months ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 6:09 PM
Over a million enter isolation in two months

Over a million enter isolation in two months

Data obtained by Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee Chairman show since July 1, more than million citizens enter isolation.Mordechai Sones, Monday, 5:18 PM
Defense Minister Gantz orders field hospital prepared

Defense Minister Gantz orders field hospital prepared

DM orders preparations to establish hospital in accordance with projections.Mordechai Sones, Monday, 5:02 PM
'WHO, China could have helped prevent COVID-19'

'WHO, China could have helped prevent COVID-19'

Report: 'It is highly likely the ongoing pandemic could have been prevented.'Mordechai Sones, Monday, 4:14 PM
Unemployment claims surge after lockdown imposed

Unemployment claims surge after lockdown imposed

Decline in unemployment reverses, with 42,000 new unemployment claims filed since last Thursday, on eve of Israel's second lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 2:31 PM
'The public doesn't understand that the threat is real'

'The public doesn't understand that the threat is real'

'We'll have 800 seriously ill patients by the end of the week, and with 40 more every day,' says Ronni Gamzu.David Rosenberg, Monday, 1:09 PM
An October surprise could drain the coronavirus swamp

An October surprise could drain the coronavirus swamp

Vaccine or antibody treatment - which will it be and when will they be ready? Opinion.Dr. Joe Tuzara, Monday, 11:13 AM
643 coronavirus patients in serious condition

643 coronavirus patients in serious condition

1,295 coronavirus patients hospitalized, including 643 in serious condition, with 170 on respirators.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 9:42 AM
Coronvirus Cabinet to rule on tighter lockdown rules Monday

Coronvirus Cabinet to rule on tighter lockdown rules Monday

PM and Health Minister pushing for massive restrictions on economic activity, while Coronavirus Czar and Finance Minister oppose new rules.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 8:47 AM
'Violation of the restrictions is costing us'

'Violation of the restrictions is costing us'

Coronavirus czar Prof. Gamzu: I get attacked a lot but I am committed to professional truth.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 6:50 AM
Shas MK diagnosed with coronavirus

Shas MK diagnosed with coronavirus

MK Moshe Arbel tests positive for coronavirus. He was last in the Knesset on September 16.Hezki Baruch, Monday, 5:25 AM
Bill Gates: We didn’t do a good job

Bill Gates: We didn’t do a good job

“Even today, people don’t get their results in 24 hours", Gates said, "It’s outrageous that we still have that.”Arutz Sheva, Sunday, 8:59 PM
Coronavirus death toll hits 1,236

Coronavirus death toll hits 1,236

30 deaths reported over the weekend. Number of patients in serious condition rises to 643, with nearly 1,300 coronavirus hospitalizations.David Rosenberg, Sunday, 8:33 PM
Coronavirus Cabinet expected to impose new lockdown restrictions

Coronavirus Cabinet expected to impose new lockdown restrictions

Ministers to vote on plan to impose even tighter lockdown, cutting back on permits for workers to leave their homes during lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 7:54 PM
'We will consider closing synagogues on Yom Kippur and banning demonstrations'

'We will consider closing synagogues on Yom Kippur and banning demonstrations'

Deputy Health Minister Yoav Kisch says possibility of closing synagogues on Yom Kippur if the pandemic continues to rage is considered.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, Friday, 9:27 PM
Guatemalan President tests positive for coronavirus

Guatemalan President tests positive for coronavirus

Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei tests positive for new coronavirus, but says he feels well.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, Friday, 7:59 PM
Moderna to produce 20 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine by year's end

Moderna to produce 20 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine by year's end

The company continues to expect to make 500 million to 1 billion doses of the vaccine in 2021.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, Friday, 6:38 PM
Hundreds of Jewish pilgrims leave Ukraine border

Hundreds of Jewish pilgrims leave Ukraine border

Pilgrims begin to turn back after being barred from Uman ahead of Rosh Hashanah.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 12:11 PM