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Pfizer-BioNTech: COVID-19 vaccine safe for children 5-11

Pfizer-BioNTech: COVID-19 vaccine safe for children 5-11

Data to be submitted to FDA for emergency use authorization, Pfizer-BioNTech says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/09/2021 13:55
Survey: 11% of Israeli children with COVID have symptoms after recovering

Survey: 11% of Israeli children with COVID have symptoms after recovering

Health Ministry survey finds thousands of children develop 'long COVID symptoms' after recovering from the diseaseArutz Sheva Staff, 13/09/2021 22:45
Parents threaten: 'We'll lie and say we tested our children for coronavirus'

Parents threaten: 'We'll lie and say we tested our children for coronavirus'

Some parents don't want to test their children for coronavirus, and are not above lying to the school. 'Sometimes that's part of education.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2021 10:42
ZOA calls out Philadelphia libraries for anti-Israel content targeting children

ZOA calls out Philadelphia libraries for anti-Israel content targeting children

After Philadelphia Jewish community discovers libraries promoting extreme anti-Israel content to children, ZOA calls out library system.Dan Verbin, 31/08/2021 20:19
SIx-year-old is forgotten in vehicle - and dies

SIx-year-old is forgotten in vehicle - and dies

In southern Israel, Magen David Adom forced to declare death of a 6-year-old who was forgotten in a vehicle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/08/2021 14:59
Six children hospitalized with post-coronavirus inflammation

Six children hospitalized with post-coronavirus inflammation

By June, 103 Israeli children had been reported hospitalized post-coronavirus with PIMS. Six more have been hospitalized in the past week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/08/2021 12:35
Study: Children born during pandemic have reduced cognitive performance

Study: Children born during pandemic have reduced cognitive performance

Study cites face masks, lockdown, and maternal stress as possible causative factors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/08/2021 15:14
Mother 'quarantines' children in trunk of vehicle

Mother 'quarantines' children in trunk of vehicle

Mother puts two children in trunk of vehicle, claims they are there for 'quarantine.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/08/2021 08:24
Study: Children's coronavirus antibodies decrease with time

Study: Children's coronavirus antibodies decrease with time

New study shows vast majority of children had no detectable COVID-19 antibodies four months after their illness.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/08/2021 12:36
Financial compensation and mobile centers: Tactics for pushing shot at schools discussed

Financial compensation and mobile centers: Tactics for pushing shot at schools discussed

Ideas discussed with local authorities about how to increase child vaccination and bypass opposition of Education Minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/08/2021 09:00
Coronavirus vaccines may split classes in two

Coronavirus vaccines may split classes in two

'Classes may be split in two - those children who are vaccinated, and those who are unvaccinated,' teacher warns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/08/2021 12:04
Mother indicted for purposely burning child

Mother indicted for purposely burning child

Child calls his mother a 'swine' - and gets a hot teaspoon to his neck.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2021 18:34
Police arrest woman suspected of kidnapping children

Police arrest woman suspected of kidnapping children

Woman who brought children to her home, claiming they were hers, is arrested, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/07/2021 13:46
Watch: Children trapped on roller coaster

Watch: Children trapped on roller coaster

Eight children become trapped four meters in the air, on a mobile roller coaster in Bnei Brak. Firefighters arrived to help evacuate them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/07/2021 11:09
Five-year-old killed by bus in northern Israel

Five-year-old killed by bus in northern Israel

Bus driver detained after little girl struck and killed while crossing the street.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2021 17:08
Toddler locked in vehicle dies

Toddler locked in vehicle dies

Initial investigations show 3-year-old entered vehicle as part of a game.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/07/2021 22:16
Jewish couple in their 60s confirmed dead in Surfside condo collapse

Jewish couple in their 60s confirmed dead in Surfside condo collapse

Zvi and Itty Ainsworth had recently moved to Miami to be close to their children and grandchildren after living in Australia for 20 years.Dan Verbin, 05/07/2021 21:54
America's Crime of the Century: Stealing children's youthful innocence

America's Crime of the Century: Stealing children's youthful innocence

I was reared innocent, protected. My parents and teachers figured I would find things out later, when I was older. Not today's kids. Op-ed.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 12/06/2021 23:59
In Jaffa, toy distribution project brings Jews & Arabs together

In Jaffa, toy distribution project brings Jews & Arabs together

The Toy Movement partners with Peres Center, distributing toys to Arab and Jewish children in Jaffa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/06/2021 18:27
Family Visited Grave Of Son Lost In Meron To Ask For Help

Family Visited Grave Of Son Lost In Meron To Ask For Help

Last month, the Kirschbaum family’s suffering was on the lips of nearly every Jew in the world as they mourned the loss of their teenage sonSponsored Content, 27/05/2021 10:06
Mother pulls daughter from Idaho school after antisemitic threats

Mother pulls daughter from Idaho school after antisemitic threats

After antisemitic bullying escalates into threats ignored by the school and authorities, mother removes children from Idaho middle school.Dan Verbin, 05/05/2021 20:31
Mystery illness sickens children at Australian Chabad daycare

Mystery illness sickens children at Australian Chabad daycare

The cause is still unknown for a mass allergic reaction that only occurred in children inside one room of the daycare during afternoon tea.Dan Verbin, 26/04/2021 23:37
Groundbreaking study offers possible cure for autism

Groundbreaking study offers possible cure for autism

New study shares treatment success in autism spectrum disorder. Is the light at the end of the tunnel getting brighter?Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2021 11:09
Bad to the Bone: How junk food hurts kids' bones

Bad to the Bone: How junk food hurts kids' bones

Hebrew University reveals negative impact of junk food on kids’ skeletal development.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/04/2021 10:36
Is concern over COVID vaccines for children overblown?

Is concern over COVID vaccines for children overblown?

Channel 12 report on doctors who signed petition against vaccinating children ignores their record on vaccinations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2021 16:08
Pfizer testing vaccine in younger children

Pfizer testing vaccine in younger children

Children as young as 6 months old receive initial shot of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine as part of a pediatric trial.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/03/2021 04:41
Third coronavirus wave infected twice as many children

Third coronavirus wave infected twice as many children

Less children hospitalized in Israel's third wave of coronavirus, but higher percentage are in critical condition, Health Min. data shows.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/03/2021 11:49
New syndrome affects children who recovered from COVID-19

New syndrome affects children who recovered from COVID-19

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) cases on the rise among kids who had COVID in the US, including severe cases.Gary Willig, 17/02/2021 19:29
Alarming increase in child COVID morbidity

Alarming increase in child COVID morbidity

Children who had no symptoms when infected with COVID-19 develop serious symptoms post-corona, sometimes even life-threatening.103FM, 16/02/2021 19:18
'Health Ministry data were intended to cause fear, not presented in true perspective'

'Health Ministry data were intended to cause fear, not presented in true perspective'

Hebrew University Dept of Family Medicine Chairman Prof Amnon Lahad: 'I believe most of them died not from COVID-19, but with COVID-19.'Mordechai Sones, 16/02/2021 18:00
9 children died, 1,787 hospitalized since COVID outbreak

9 children died, 1,787 hospitalized since COVID outbreak

Since the outbreak began, 1,787 0-to-18-year-olds who contracted virus have been hospitalized, 100 in serious or critical condition, 9 died.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/02/2021 17:12
Children from 5th-10th grade were in school 16 days in past year

Children from 5th-10th grade were in school 16 days in past year

National Parents' Leadership Chairman Marom Schiff calls for return to schooling in cities defined 'yellow and green'.Yoni Kempinski, 09/02/2021 20:03
He Didn’t Speak In Six Years. When He Finally Did, His Mother Cried

He Didn’t Speak In Six Years. When He Finally Did, His Mother Cried

Yael Edelshein stopped everything, gasped in shock, and burst into tears. She never thought this day would comeSulam organization, 08/02/2021 13:06
Interview: Israelis starting to protest lockdowns

Interview: Israelis starting to protest lockdowns

Many parents and children are tired of schools being closed during the epidemic. Now they are going out for a protest.Israel News Talk Radio, 28/01/2021 01:04
Study: Giving antibiotics to newborns could stunt their growth

Study: Giving antibiotics to newborns could stunt their growth

New study by Bar-Ilan University finds that exposing newborn boys to antibiotics could reduce their growth - while girls appear unaffected.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/01/2021 14:21
Naftali Bennett calls to 'watch over the children'

Naftali Bennett calls to 'watch over the children'

Yamina Chairman demands correct action to reduce morbidity among children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2021 18:47
Numbers predict fourth lockdown

Numbers predict fourth lockdown

Vaccination numbers are promising, but are they happening fast enough?Shlomo Witty, 10/01/2021 22:30
 My Husband Slandered Me and Said I'm Not Competent to Raise My Children

My Husband Slandered Me and Said I'm Not Competent to Raise My Children

Defamation! They're Being Snatched Away From Me: My husband slandered me and said I'm not competent to raise my children.Sponsored Content, 30/12/2020 20:24
Hungary: Family means mother is a woman, father is a man

Hungary: Family means mother is a woman, father is a man

Hungarian parliament passes law defining family as 'union between a man and a woman only,' barring LGBT couples from adopting children.Nissan Tzur, 16/12/2020 10:54
'Zero mortality in 1.8 million children attending schools in Sweden since March'

'Zero mortality in 1.8 million children attending schools in Sweden since March'

Prof. Martin Kulldorff: 'Focus protection on the high-risk group.'Mordechai Sones, 20/10/2020 19:46
Every Orr Shalom child is a survivor

Every Orr Shalom child is a survivor

For over 4 decades Orr Shalom has been helping children manage and heal their trauma. by Rachel GilbertWith Or Shalom, 16/09/2020 09:14
'Coronavirus disease isn't dangerous to children at all'

'Coronavirus disease isn't dangerous to children at all'

Prof. Lass opens program with beginning school year under COVID-19 specter: 'In today's situation, facts don't matter; anxiety's growing.'Mordechai Sones, 03/09/2020 14:48
Study: Children can carry coronavirus for weeks

Study: Children can carry coronavirus for weeks

Researchers in South Korea say children can carry coronavirus in their noses and throats for weeks even if they don't show any symptoms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/08/2020 05:53
Health Ministry to provide funding for early childhood centers

Health Ministry to provide funding for early childhood centers

Health Ministry, local authorities, sign agreement preventing closure of early childhood centers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/08/2020 18:18
Israeli study: Few pediatric coronavirus patients require hospitalization

Israeli study: Few pediatric coronavirus patients require hospitalization

Less than 1% of children hospitalized with coronavirus, just two required ventilation, new study shows.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/08/2020 09:28
Children who stayed at Nazi-run children's home 'came back sicker than when they left'

Children who stayed at Nazi-run children's home 'came back sicker than when they left'

Nazis who killed children ran German children’s homes after the war, report finds.Ben Sales, JTA, 12/08/2020 09:20
Reform for early childhood intervention centers delayed until September

Reform for early childhood intervention centers delayed until September

Controversial reform for early intervention services delayed until September, Health Minister Yuli Edelstein announces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2020 09:40
Early intervention reform goes into effect on Wednesday

Early intervention reform goes into effect on Wednesday

Reform for provision of child development services to go into effect this week, as Health Minister set to decide on funding for centers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2020 09:20
What does the Torah say about good parenting?

What does the Torah say about good parenting?

The Torah's thoughts on childrearing are all to be found in the name of this week's (Diaspora) Torah reading.UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 05/06/2020 11:37
Health Ministry budget cuts lead to reduction in subsidized dental treatments for children

Health Ministry budget cuts lead to reduction in subsidized dental treatments for children

Two of Israel's four health funds cut dental treatments for children after Health Ministry announces severe budget cuts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/02/2020 14:46
Beit Shemesh has the largest number of children per family

Beit Shemesh has the largest number of children per family

Children make up 33% of Israel's population, statistics show.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/11/2019 14:53
'Health Ministry reform harms children in the periphery'

'Health Ministry reform harms children in the periphery'

MK Yogev to Dep. Health Min. Litzman: 'Why do you think eliminating options will reduce wait times?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/10/2019 09:29
Health Ministry to stop funding children's therapies?

Health Ministry to stop funding children's therapies?

Blue and White MK urges Dep. Health Minister to backtrack on plan to defund private child development services.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/08/2019 10:17
'Invest the price of a sandwich now and save thousands later'

'Invest the price of a sandwich now and save thousands later'

National Survey of Educators supports simple approach to improve student behavior and performance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2019 13:57
Haredi MK: Require drivers to install warning systems

Haredi MK: Require drivers to install warning systems

MK Uri Maklev demands Transportation Min. require drivers to install warning systems preventing infants from being forgotten in vehicles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/07/2019 11:59
Guiding parents on how to protect children

Guiding parents on how to protect children

Following brutal rape, Jewish Community Watch talks about preparing parents in religious community for summer and dangers awaiting children.Nitzan Kedar, 18/06/2019 21:05
Philadelphia schoolchildren sing anti-Israel songs

Philadelphia schoolchildren sing anti-Israel songs

Muslim schoolchildren in Philadelphia perform anti-Israel songs at event 'Islamic science' event.Chana Roberts, 03/05/2019 11:31