Chana Roberts

Chana Roberts

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Chana immigrated to Israel from Canada in 2007.

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IDF: Failed attempt to launch rocket killed Gazan children

IDF clarifies: Last attack in Jabalia was during daylight hours, Gazan children were killed after Gaza rocket failed to launch and exploded.

IDF: Failed attempt to launch rocket killed Gazan childrenplayer

El Al receives official permission to fly over Saudi Arabia

The duration of Israeli airlines' eastbound flights is expected to shorten considerably - beginning next week.

El Al receives official permission to fly over Saudi Arabia

Biden tests positive for COVID-19 - again

Shortly after recovering from the virus, US Pres. Biden tests positive for COVID-19 - for a second time.

Biden tests positive for COVID-19 - again

Supreme Court okays revoking terrorists' citizenship

Israel's Supreme Court okays revoking citizenship of those convicted of harming State security, paving the way for government action.

Supreme Court okays revoking terrorists' citizenship

Top Lithuanian-haredi rabbi evacuated to hospital

Rabbi Gershon Edelstein, leader of the Lithuanian-haredi community, is doing well after being admitted to hospital following cardiac event.

Top Lithuanian-haredi rabbi evacuated to hospital

Knesset dissolves, election date final

Election called for Nov. 1, Yair Lapid to become acting prime minister at the stroke of midnight.

Knesset dissolves, election date final

Religious Affairs Min. to recognize female halakhic authorities

'The time has come for the State of Israel to celebrate this reality,' Dep. Min. Kahana says.

Religious Affairs Min. to recognize female halakhic authorities

New law to require Lag Ba'omer pilgrims to receive special permit?

Legal memorandum will allow Religious Affairs Minister to permit only one bonfire at gravesite of Rashbi on Mount Meron, report says.

New law to require Lag Ba'omer pilgrims to receive special permit?

New record: 16,115 new COVID-19 cases

Number of new coronavirus diagnoses hits 16,115 as number of seriously ill patients rises to 134.

New record: 16,115 new COVID-19 cases

Number of new COVID-19 cases skyrockets: Nearly 3,000 in one day

Reinfection rates rising as Israel hits 2.35% positivity rate.

Number of new COVID-19 cases skyrockets: Nearly 3,000 in one day

Two unvaccinated children in serious condition from coronavirus

Only two people under 20 currently in serious condition were not vaccinated, Health Min. data shows.

Two unvaccinated children in serious condition from coronavirus

Nearly 60% of new coronavirus cases - in individuals under 20

For the first time since August, less than 200 coronavirus patients are in serious condition.

Nearly 60% of new coronavirus cases - in individuals under 20

Health Min.: Vast majority of COVID-19 cases among unvaccinated

Coronavirus positivity rate climbing as number of patients in serious to critical condition continues to fall, Health Ministry says.

Health Min.: Vast majority of COVID-19 cases among unvaccinated

Saturday night: Israel to end daylight saving time

As Israel prepares to move its clocks back one hour, leftist party moves to put an end to the time change.

Saturday night: Israel to end daylight saving time

Third time in three days: One rocket intercepted over southern Israel

The Iron Dome system has shot down a rocket fired towards Israeli territory. Man and boy suffer light injuries while running for shelter.

Third time in three days: One rocket intercepted over southern Israel

Coronavirus pandemic: Nearly 500 seriously ill patients

Twelve dead of coronavirus since Friday, as number of serious cases rises to 494.

Coronavirus pandemic: Nearly 500 seriously ill patients

Coronavirus: Nearly 6,000 new cases

For the third day in a row, number of new coronavirus cases hovers around 6k daily. Are the unvaccinated more likely to become severely ill?

Coronavirus: Nearly 6,000 new cases

IDF confirms: Over ten rockets fired at northern Israel

Iron Dome intercepts incoming missiles after air raid sirens sound in Galilee and Golan Heights. IDF retaliating.

IDF confirms: Over ten rockets fired at northern Israel

Ship hijacked off UAE coast declared safe

MV Asphalt Princess is declared safe after boarders disembark, UKMTO says.

Ship hijacked off UAE coast declared safe

Watch: UAE ambassador opens embassy in Tel Aviv

Opening of UAE Embassy 'not only an important step for Israel & United Arab Emirates, but for the entire Middle East,' Pres. Herzog says.

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US condemns demolition of terrorist's home

IDF destroys home of terrorist who murdered 19-year-old Yehuda Guetta, in move US condemns as 'unilateral' and 'undercutting' peace efforts.

US condemns demolition of terrorist's home

518 new coronavirus cases, 46 in serious condition

As number of serious cases continues to rise, Health Min. Horowitz warns restrictions may be unavoidable.

518 new coronavirus cases, 46 in serious condition

Barrages at central and southern Israel

Rockets fall on central and southern Israel in two massive barrages just after midnight. Rocket barrages on south resume after 06:00.

Barrages at central and southern Israel

2 dead, 1 seriously injured in Ashkelon, 11 injured in Ashdod

Air raid sirens sound as rocket hits Ashdod building, injuring 11 people.

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Police find letter at scene of Meshi-Zahav suicide attempt

'I am sorry, try to remember the good I did and what I forgot,' ZAKA founder writes in letter found at scene of suicide attempt.

Police find letter at scene of Meshi-Zahav suicide attempt

ZAKA founder unconscious and on a respirator, with signs of life

Yehuda Meshi-Zahav, founder of ZAKA, undergoes CPR, is hospitalized, after attempted suicide.

ZAKA founder unconscious and on a respirator, with signs of life

Israel Dog Unit: Missing father of three has been found

Israel Dog Unit volunteer and MDA medic finds David Fredi Yager, father of three missing since Tuesday, thanks to tipoff from civilian.

Israel Dog Unit: Missing father of three has been found

Health Ministry: Coronavirus vaccine significantly reduces morbidity

New Health Ministry report shows Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is 98.9% effective at preventing coronavirus-related hospitalizations.

Health Ministry: Coronavirus vaccine significantly reduces morbidity

Jared Kushner: Agreement between Israel, UAE 'historic breakthrough'

White House adviser Jared Kushner responds to Israel-UAE agreement, hopes 'Palestinian leadership' will be able to 'come to the table.'

Jared Kushner: Agreement between Israel, UAE 'historic breakthrough'player

Israeli hospital provides groundbreaking coronavirus treatment to seriously ill patient

Doctors express cautious optimism after the world's first passive immunization treatment is provided to a seriously ill COVID-19 patient.

Israeli hospital provides groundbreaking coronavirus treatment to seriously ill patient

Rabbi Leibel Groner, secretary of the Lubavitcher Rebbe dies of coronavirus

Rabbi Yehuda Leib 'Leibel' Groner, secretary of the late Lubavitcher Rebbe, dies of coronavirus.

Rabbi Leibel Groner, secretary of the Lubavitcher Rebbe dies of coronavirus

PM Netanyahu at the polls: 'Go vote'

PM Netanyahu urges Israelis to vote: 'It's a proud day, this is a democracy.'

PM Netanyahu at the polls: 'Go vote'player

Israel turns away South Korean tourists, brings Israelis home with special ambulances

COVID-19 Coronavirus death toll in China now at more than 2,200, over 400 cases in South Korea.

Israel turns away South Korean tourists, brings Israelis home with special ambulancesplayer

Health Ministry warns: Keep the self-quarantine for coronavirus - or end up in prison

Returning Israelis who violate mandatory self-quarantine can end up in prison, Health Ministry warns.

Health Ministry warns: Keep the self-quarantine for coronavirus - or end up in prison

Hamas falsely claims: Israeli captives in Gaza harmed in IDF airstrike last year

Hamas' Abu Ubaida falsely claims Israelis held captive in Gaza were injured in airstrikes - but refuses to tell their fate.

Hamas falsely claims: Israeli captives in Gaza harmed in IDF airstrike last year

Number of dead from Wuhan coronavirus hits triple digits, as number of infected skyrockets

Germany joins list of countries with identified coronavirus patients as number of dead in China tops 100.

Number of dead from Wuhan coronavirus hits triple digits, as number of infected skyrockets

South Korea: Woman diagnosed with mysterious new virus originating in China

South Korea gets first case of new coronavirus which has infected at least 200 people worldwide.

South Korea: Woman diagnosed with mysterious new virus originating in China

New 'Kol Hanashim' women's party to submit list of 120 candidates for Knesset

New women's party says it's 'neither Right nor Left,' aims for '50-50' representation.

New 'Kol Hanashim' women's party to submit list of 120 candidates for Knesset

Blue and White tells MK Hauser: 'Existential difference between us and leftist parties'

MK Zvi Hauser responds to Labor chairman MK Peretz's push to unite bloc: 'Existential difference between Blue & White and leftist parties.'

Blue and White tells MK Hauser: 'Existential difference between us and leftist parties'

Woman attacks three Jewish women in Brooklyn, New York

Police arrest 30-year-old woman who attacked three young Jewish women in Crown Heights, New York.

Woman attacks three Jewish women in Brooklyn, New York