New COVID-19 outbreak at Bnei Brak nursing home

New COVID-19 outbreak at Bnei Brak nursing home

Decision made to keep asymptomatic COVID-19 patients at nursing home where they are to prevent trauma of relocating to unfamiliar place.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 10:10 AM
Families to receive coronavirus grants today

Families to receive coronavirus grants today

First phase of coronavirus grants, payments to families with children, to begin today.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 8:14 AM
WHO warns coronavirus pandemic will be lengthy

WHO warns coronavirus pandemic will be lengthy

World Health Organization says coronavirus pandemic is likely to be "lengthy" and warns of risk of "response fatigue".Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 5:41 AM
Ronni Gamzu: Don't allow 16,000 US yeshiva students into Israel

Ronni Gamzu: Don't allow 16,000 US yeshiva students into Israel

Prof. Ronni Gamzu, gov't coronavirus project manager, speaks out against decision to allow US yeshiva students into Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2020, 11:38 PM
Minister Rafi Peretz tests positive for coronavirus

Minister Rafi Peretz tests positive for coronavirus

Rabbi Rafi Peretz, former Education Minister, confirms positive coronavirus test. 'I feel good right now.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2020, 9:38 PM
Health Ministry: 11 coronavirus deaths since Friday, 527 new cases

Health Ministry: 11 coronavirus deaths since Friday, 527 new cases

Israel's Health Ministry confirms 527 new coronavirus cases, out of just 6,771 test results received.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2020, 8:55 PM
Who would sell Holocaust-themed face masks? This guy.

Who would sell Holocaust-themed face masks? This guy.

Owner of website selling Holocaust masks wants to warn of risks of following 'innocent orders and rules,' Jews 'trivialize' the Holocaust.Ben Sales, JTA, 7/31/2020, 3:23 PM
Rebellion: Malls to open on Saturday, despite weekend lockdown

Rebellion: Malls to open on Saturday, despite weekend lockdown

Forum orders malls, stores, around Israel to open as usual, despite weekend lockdown. 'It's become religious coercion.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2020, 2:43 PM
Moshe Gafni: 'Left-wing demonstrations don't affect Netanyahu'

Moshe Gafni: 'Left-wing demonstrations don't affect Netanyahu'

MK Gafni says PM Netanyahu reopened too quickly after lockdown due to fear of rebellion, does not want new elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2020, 1:38 PM
Health Ministry: Number of coronavirus deaths reaches over 500

Health Ministry: Number of coronavirus deaths reaches over 500

Research team says no need to tighten restrictions, warns 200 people expected to die within three weeks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2020, 10:05 AM
Poll: Over half Israelis believe the demonstrations are violent

Poll: Over half Israelis believe the demonstrations are violent

New poll shows 30% of Israelis support how police handle demonstrations, 52% of Israelis say the recent protests are violent.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2020, 9:25 AM
Sheldon Adelson says he'll continue to pay employees through the end of October

Sheldon Adelson says he'll continue to pay employees through the end of October

Sheldon Adelson pledges to pay Las Vegas casino employees despite pandemic downturn.Marcy Oster, JTA, 7/31/2020, 8:20 AM
Weekend lockdown to continue

Weekend lockdown to continue

Ministry of Health supports abolition of partial lockdown on weekends. Discussion on the issue will be held next week.Hezki Baruch, 7/31/2020, 12:12 AM
Bennett asks Yifat Shasha-Biton to join Yamina

Bennett asks Yifat Shasha-Biton to join Yamina

Yamina chairman asks Knesset Coronavirus Committee chair to leave Likud for his party after coalition chairman tries to fire her.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2020, 10:57 PM
Will stores be allowed to open on weekends?

Will stores be allowed to open on weekends?

Government expected to approve new plan lifting many restrictions to avoid general confusion over what is allowed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2020, 10:44 PM
Six more coronavirus fatalities in Israel

Six more coronavirus fatalities in Israel

Coronavirus death toll in Israel nears 500, while number of hospitalizations and serious cases of the coronavirus stabilizes.David Rosenberg, 7/30/2020, 9:09 PM
US economy suffers worst contraction since the Great Depression

US economy suffers worst contraction since the Great Depression

Government says US economy shrank this spring at fastest rate ever recorded, contracting by nearly 10% in just three months.David Rosenberg, 7/30/2020, 8:25 PM
Herman Cain, presidential candidate and businessman, dead at 74

Herman Cain, presidential candidate and businessman, dead at 74

2012 Republican presidential hopeful, businessman, and conservative activist Herman Cain dies after being infected with the coronavirus.David Rosenberg, 7/30/2020, 6:03 PM
Time's a'wasting : Corona Antibody Testing now!

Time's a'wasting : Corona Antibody Testing now!

Antibody testing is the way to open the economy without backtracking. Op-ed.Dr. Aryeh Hirsch  , 7/30/2020, 4:23 PM
VP Pence receives physician's delegation on hydroxychloroquine

VP Pence receives physician's delegation on hydroxychloroquine

Dr Simone Gold: 'We also discussed the recent censorship of doctors on social media platforms.'Mordechai Sones, 7/30/2020, 10:50 AM
Pelosi to make masks mandatory on the House floor

Pelosi to make masks mandatory on the House floor

House Speaker announces she will soon make masks mandatory on the House floor, after a GOP lawmaker tested positive for COVID-19.Elad Benari, 7/30/2020, 4:01 AM
Coronavirus project manager visits synagogues

Coronavirus project manager visits synagogues

Prof. Ronni Gamzu visits synagogues on eve of Tisha B'Av to closely monitor the implementation of the COVID-19 guidelines.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2020, 12:00 AM
Israel to cancel quarantine requirements for those returning from abroad?

Israel to cancel quarantine requirements for those returning from abroad?

Health Ministry recommends cancelling quarantine requirement for those returning from 'green' countries, to allow aviation to resume.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2020, 5:36 PM
New plan: Classes will be split into groups of 18 during new school year

New plan: Classes will be split into groups of 18 during new school year

New plan allows older children to attend school at least twice a week, avoids splitting younger students into smaller groups.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2020, 5:02 PM
Knesset approves coronavirus grants

Knesset approves coronavirus grants

Citizens to begin seeing more money in their bank accounts on Sunday after Knesset unanimously passes aid package.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2020, 3:52 PM
Cyprus hotel transplanted to banks of Lake Kinneret

Cyprus hotel transplanted to banks of Lake Kinneret

With skies still closed, Israeli tourism companies perform about-face.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2020, 2:57 PM
Coronavirus death toll rises to 490

Coronavirus death toll rises to 490

Number of coronavirus patients in serious condition stabilizes, at over 320. Four more fatalities reported Wednesday.David Rosenberg, 7/29/2020, 12:30 PM
When will Israelis receive the new coronavirus grant?

When will Israelis receive the new coronavirus grant?

Unemployed individuals do not lack motivation to return to workforce, National Insurance Institute head says.103FM, 7/29/2020, 12:12 PM
Laws of Tisha B'Av 2020

Laws of Tisha B'Av 2020

Includes halakhic parameters for fasting during the corona pandemic and for when the 9th of Av fast ends on Erev Shabbat.Rabbi Baruch Efrati, 7/29/2020, 12:00 PM
Moderna to charge up to $60 a dose for coronavirus vaccine

Moderna to charge up to $60 a dose for coronavirus vaccine

Biotech company Moderna looks to charge governments far more than other bidders for upcoming coronavirus vaccine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2020, 10:37 AM
The deafening silence of liberal Jewish leadership in the face of BLM anitsemitism

The deafening silence of liberal Jewish leadership in the face of BLM anitsemitism

Liberal Jewish leadership has its head firmly planted in the sand, just where it was during the rise of Hitler. Op-ed.Rabbi Bernard Rosenberg, 7/29/2020, 9:06 AM
Trump: The debate on hydroxychloroquine has become political

Trump: The debate on hydroxychloroquine has become political

US President doubles down on his defense of using hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19: It’s safe. It doesn’t cause problems.Elad Benari, 7/29/2020, 5:05 AM
Report: British PM 'extremely concerned' over second coronavirus wave

Report: British PM 'extremely concerned' over second coronavirus wave

Source says British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is concerned by what he's seeing abroad, as COVID-19 cases continue to surge.Ben Ariel, 7/29/2020, 4:06 AM
Pfizer begins advanced trial of experimental coronavirus vaccine

Pfizer begins advanced trial of experimental coronavirus vaccine

Drug giant Pfizer and its partner BioNTech testing experimental coronavirus vaccine in volunteers in the United States.Ben Ariel, 7/29/2020, 3:44 AM
COVID-19 handling 'failure of Yom Kippur War dimensions'

COVID-19 handling 'failure of Yom Kippur War dimensions'

Former Defense Minister asks why it took almost four months to adopt his exact plan to deal with coronavirus.Mordechai Sones, 7/28/2020, 9:23 PM
MK Tessler: 'Citizens are missing the message to go into quarantine'

MK Tessler: 'Citizens are missing the message to go into quarantine'

MK Yaakov Tessler calls for increased accessibility to quarantine notifications and efficiency in transfer to coronavirus hotels.Michal Levi, 7/28/2020, 9:02 PM
The Coronavirus Czar's plan to beat the virus

The Coronavirus Czar's plan to beat the virus

Prof. Roni Gamzu says lockdown is a last resort, IDF to assume more responsibility in stopping spread of coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2020, 8:30 PM
COVID-19 Headquarters to be established in IDF Home Front Command

COVID-19 Headquarters to be established in IDF Home Front Command

Defense Minister Benny Gantz: 'Entire defense system mobilized, IDF knows how to defeat enemies and also knows how to defeat coronavirus.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2020, 8:12 PM
Coronavirus death toll rises to 486

Coronavirus death toll rises to 486

2,057 new coronavirus patients were diagnosed yesterday, eight new deaths today. 316 patients in serious condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2020, 7:46 PM
Yifat Shasha-Bitton removed as Coronavirus Committee head

Yifat Shasha-Bitton removed as Coronavirus Committee head

Coalition chairman fires Knesset Coronavirus Committee chairwoman, citing failure to attend important Knesset votes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2020, 7:22 PM
Chief Rabbi: 'Asymptomatic coronavirus carrier must fast'

Chief Rabbi: 'Asymptomatic coronavirus carrier must fast'

Verified coronavirus carrier suffering symptoms or excessive weakness exempt from fasting. Verified carrier who is asymptomatic must fast.Mordechai Sones, 7/28/2020, 6:52 PM
Twitter suspends Donald Trump Jr.

Twitter suspends Donald Trump Jr.

Twitter says President's son violated policy on 'COVID-19 misinformation' by posting video of doctor discussing hydroxychloroquine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2020, 5:59 PM
IDF breaks up student meeting with Lehi fighter

IDF breaks up student meeting with Lehi fighter

Military breaks up conversation between youth and man who fought to found State of Israel over failure to abide by COVID-19 restrictions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2020, 4:32 PM
Ayelet Shaked: 'Skies closed, government does nothing'

Ayelet Shaked: 'Skies closed, government does nothing'

Former Justice Minister warns world will get used to working without Israel if skies remain closed.Hezki Baruch, 7/28/2020, 4:16 PM
Health Minister: Mask 'helps'; citizens need to be careful

Health Minister: Mask 'helps'; citizens need to be careful

PM, Health Minister visit Soroka Hospital: 'Question is at what point can hospitals not accept more patients; there's currently space.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2020, 3:46 PM
Where did the coronavirus really come from?

Where did the coronavirus really come from?

Months after the pandemic began, the true origin of the coronavirus remains a mystery. Opinion.Dany Shoham, 7/28/2020, 2:54 PM
Israeli know-how vs. COVID-19

Israeli know-how vs. COVID-19

How is one of the planet’s smallest countries helping to tackle the world’s biggest challenge while it, too,is being challenged?Stuart Schnee, 7/28/2020, 2:44 PM
Flattening the coronavirus curve ball

Flattening the coronavirus curve ball

With the uptick in cases in Israel there is the realization that non-medical factors are involved in a societal approach to the virus.Op-ed.Larry Gordon, 7/28/2020, 1:23 PM
Will the US approve another coronavirus stimulus check this week?

Will the US approve another coronavirus stimulus check this week?

Senate Republicans release proposal for coronavirus relief package, which Treasury Sec. Mnuchin hopes to finalize this week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2020, 1:20 PM
Coronavirus daily fatality rate, infection rate decline

Coronavirus daily fatality rate, infection rate decline

'Infection rate is stabilizing,' says Health Minister. Number of deaths recorded per day falls to lowest level in three weeks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2020, 12:51 PM
Israel's stimulus plan to be expanded

Israel's stimulus plan to be expanded

Netanyahu's relief and economic stimulus plan to be expanded for larger families, after haredi MKs protest three-child limit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2020, 12:25 PM
Event hall owners: 'We'll reopen - with or without the government's permission'

Event hall owners: 'We'll reopen - with or without the government's permission'

Event industry threatens to reopen, with or without government permission. '100,000 families lost their livelihood.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2020, 11:48 AM
Preparing to hold holiday prayers - outside the synagogue

Preparing to hold holiday prayers - outside the synagogue

'We need to prepare for High Holidays so that we can provide everyone with what they need,' head of synagogue association tells Arutz Sheva.Nitzan Kedar, 7/28/2020, 11:15 AM
Haredi leaders: 'Don't sit in a study hall which doesn't keep coronavirus restrictions'

Haredi leaders: 'Don't sit in a study hall which doesn't keep coronavirus restrictions'

Leading haredi rabbis urge public to avoid attending events, avoid places of study which do not adhere to Health Ministry standards.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2020, 9:37 AM
British cat infected with coronavirus

British cat infected with coronavirus

Pet cat becomes first British animal to be infected with coronavirus.Elad Benari, 7/28/2020, 6:34 AM
Will the coronavirus vaccine be safe?

Will the coronavirus vaccine be safe?

The rush to come up with a vaccine that is supposed to protect us from COVID-19 is worrying a lot of people as to its safety.Israel News Talk Radio, 7/28/2020, 6:12 AM
Iranian government spokesman tests positive for COVID-19

Iranian government spokesman tests positive for COVID-19

Iranian government spokesman tests positive for the novel coronavirus. His overall condition is reportedly "satisfactory".Elad Benari, 7/28/2020, 4:40 AM