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Watch: Returning to the Synagogues - Special online conference

Watch: Returning to the Synagogues - Special online conference

Arutz Sheva hosts online conference as diaspora Jewish communities return to synagogues which were locked down in wake of Covid-19Arutz Sheva, 17/06/2021 12:30
Israeli study: Lower pre-infection vitamin D level linked to more severe Covid infection

Israeli study: Lower pre-infection vitamin D level linked to more severe Covid infection

Bar-Ilan U, Galilee Medical Center researchers find association of low pre-infection vitamin D levels with more severe Covid-19 infection.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/06/2021 08:09
Dubai placed on list of COVID-19 red countries

Dubai placed on list of COVID-19 red countries

Ministry of Health announces that the UAE will be added to the list of countries with a large number of COVID-19 cases.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/06/2021 03:39
'Combination certificate' to replace green pass, vaccine passport by end of June

'Combination certificate' to replace green pass, vaccine passport by end of June

New pass will include all relevant coronavirus information on vaccinations, recovery etc.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/06/2021 13:42
Biden's former aide: Americans should have 'sacrificed more' during COVID-19 pandemic

Biden's former aide: Americans should have 'sacrificed more' during COVID-19 pandemic

Fox News calls out Biden's former aide Andy Slavitt for saying Americans should have 'sacrificed more' during pandemic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/06/2021 13:30
Nearly all restrictions lifted as infection rate nears zero in Israel

Nearly all restrictions lifted as infection rate nears zero in Israel

As of Wednesday, almost all remaining COVID restrictions have been lifted with almost no new virus cases to report.ILTV, 16/06/2021 11:24
Federal judge in Texas rejects challenge to vaccine mandate

Federal judge in Texas rejects challenge to vaccine mandate

Judge throws out lawsuit challenging Houston hospital's requirement that workers be vaccinated - then rips comparison to Nazi Germany.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 16/06/2021 07:30
US COVID-19 death toll surpasses 600,000

US COVID-19 death toll surpasses 600,000

The rate of severe illness and death has fallen dramatically, but hundreds of people are still dying daily.Ben Ariel, 16/06/2021 01:13
New York lifts almost all COVID restrictions

New York lifts almost all COVID restrictions

Governor Andrew Cuomo announces end to non-federal COVID restrictions as 70% of New Yorkers are vaccinated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2021 21:00
Post-COVID return to synagogues: The women's angle

Post-COVID return to synagogues: The women's angle

Panel discussion with Orly Goldklang of Makor Rishon and Ofra Lax from B'Sheva on how it will feel to once again pray indoors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2021 17:55
COVID vaccine alternative fails in test, AstraZeneca says

COVID vaccine alternative fails in test, AstraZeneca says

Efforts to develop vaccine-free COVID treatment face setback as antibody therapy fails to protect from infection, according to trials.David Rosenberg, 15/06/2021 15:14
11 schoolchildren infected with coronavirus

11 schoolchildren infected with coronavirus

In Modi'in, 11 students are diagnosed with coronavirus, sending 140 students into quarantine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2021 14:22
Georgia Congresswoman apologizes for likening coronavirus protections to Holocaust

Georgia Congresswoman apologizes for likening coronavirus protections to Holocaust

Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene tours US Holocaust Memorial Museum, apologizes for likening coronavirus protections to the Holocaust.Elad Benari, 15/06/2021 03:13
Obligation to wear masks indoors abolished as of Tuesday

Obligation to wear masks indoors abolished as of Tuesday

Director General of Health Ministry signs order that officially abolishes obligation to wear masks indoors.Ben Ariel, 15/06/2021 00:00
Breaking report: Proof Wuhan Lab hid data on bat experiments

Breaking report: Proof Wuhan Lab hid data on bat experiments

New footage reveals Wuhan Institute kept live bats & data shows more than 15,000 experimental files 'disappeared' when virus surfaced.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/06/2021 14:17
Brazil's President fined after failing to wear mask in public

Brazil's President fined after failing to wear mask in public

Jair Bolsonaro fined for failure to wear a mask after leading thousands of motorcyclist supporters through the streets of Sao Paulo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/06/2021 06:18
FDA: Millions of J&J vaccine doses from troubled plant can't be used

FDA: Millions of J&J vaccine doses from troubled plant can't be used

FDA informs Johnson & Johnson that millions of vaccine doses produced at troubled Baltimore plant can't be used due to contamination issues.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/06/2021 02:15
Foreign national arrested for forging coronavirus recovery documents

Foreign national arrested for forging coronavirus recovery documents

Man locks himself in bathroom to avoid arrest and interrogation, court extends arrest by three days.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/06/2021 15:41
Pfizer to test COVID-19 vaccine in larger group of children under age 12

Pfizer to test COVID-19 vaccine in larger group of children under age 12

The study will enroll up to 4,500 children at more than 90 clinical sites in the United States, Finland, Poland and Spain.Ben Ariel, 09/06/2021 04:33
Philly restaurant offering language classes, cryptocurrency as incentives for new workers

Philly restaurant offering language classes, cryptocurrency as incentives for new workers

As COVID restrictions are lifted in the U.S., businesses are looking for creative ways of attracting customers - and employees.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2021 22:44
Israel begins vaccinating children

Israel begins vaccinating children

Mass vaccination drive underway in Israel for children 12-15 years of age to ensure continuation of herd immunity.ILTV, 07/06/2021 16:15
Less than 40 coronavirus patients in serious condition

Less than 40 coronavirus patients in serious condition

For the first time in several months, number of first doses of coronavirus vaccine administered exceeds number of second doses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2021 13:58
Report: Mask mandate to remain in force in schools

Report: Mask mandate to remain in force in schools

Israel's coronavirus directorate decides to back plan to end mask mandate - except for schoolchildren.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2021 07:55
Austrian Chancellor thanks Netanyahu for COVID-19 warning

Austrian Chancellor thanks Netanyahu for COVID-19 warning

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz thanks PM Netanyahu for alerting him to the dangers of COVID-19, prompting him to take swift action.Elad Benari, 07/06/2021 05:14
Health Minister announces end to indoor mask mandate

Health Minister announces end to indoor mask mandate

Israel to end requirement to wear masks indoors next week, Health Minister Yuli Edelstein announces.David Rosenberg, 06/06/2021 18:42
Have Fauci emails revealed what top scientist really knew?

Have Fauci emails revealed what top scientist really knew?

Sky News host says the emials, 'tarnishes the halo of Fauci who was treated as a secular saint by so many lefties in the United States...'Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/06/2021 10:17
Starting today: COVID-19 vaccines for adolescents

Starting today: COVID-19 vaccines for adolescents

Vaccination campaign for teens aged 12-15 will be officially launched at the four HMOs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/06/2021 06:48
US COVID-19 at lowest rate in a year

US COVID-19 at lowest rate in a year

A heavy vaccination campaign is helping the United States get safely back to normal.Shlomo Witty, 06/06/2021 00:34
Prayer in honor of children returning to synagogues

Prayer in honor of children returning to synagogues

With corona restrictions lifted, Tzohar drafts special prayer for the return of children to the synagoguesArutz Sheva, 04/06/2021 15:30
Sen. Kennedy on COVID: Suspicious facts have existed from day 1

Sen. Kennedy on COVID: Suspicious facts have existed from day 1

Louisiana Republican speaks to Hannity on coronavirus origins.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2021 17:00
Health Ministry: COVID vaccine linked to heart muscle inflammation

Health Ministry: COVID vaccine linked to heart muscle inflammation

As Israel prepares mass vaccination of teenagers, Health Ministry report finds vaccine likely the cause of hundreds of cases of myocarditisDavid Rosenberg, 02/06/2021 14:03
Health Ministry: 35 new coronavirus cases

Health Ministry: 35 new coronavirus cases

Number of new coronavirus cases rises as number of serious cases continues to drop, Health Ministry data shows.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2021 13:00
Israel ends most coronavirus restrictions

Israel ends most coronavirus restrictions

Limits on unvaccinated lifted and most COVID restrictions ended as 'green tag', 'purple tag' rules expire. But indoor mask mandate remains.David Rosenberg, 01/06/2021 07:58
Study: People infected with COVID are likely immune for life

Study: People infected with COVID are likely immune for life

New research suggests even people with mild cases of COVID develop long-lasting immunity to coronavirus - despite decline in antibodies.David Rosenberg, 31/05/2021 14:26
Single-digit number of new coronavirus cases

Single-digit number of new coronavirus cases

Health Ministry reports less than 10 new coronavirus cases, says 0.0% of coronavirus tests came back positive.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/05/2021 12:33
Nashville hat shop apologizes for selling yellow Jewish stars that read ‘Not Vaccinated’

Nashville hat shop apologizes for selling yellow Jewish stars that read ‘Not Vaccinated’

Hat shop in Nashville advertises yellow Star of David which reads 'Not Vaccinated', sparking controversy.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 31/05/2021 08:54
Egypt to lift COVID-19 restrictions

Egypt to lift COVID-19 restrictions

Egypt will lift restrictions imposed to curb spread of coronavirus as of Tuesday.Elad Benari, 31/05/2021 06:36
CDC: 294,928,850 vaccine doses administered

CDC: 294,928,850 vaccine doses administered

The US has administered 294,928,850 doses of COVID-19 vaccines as of Sunday morning and distributed 366,316,945 doses.Ben Ariel, 31/05/2021 03:01
Date set for start of vaccines for teens

Date set for start of vaccines for teens

Vaccination campaign for 12-to-15-year-olds set to begin next Sunday. The vaccines will be given in schools and HMOs.Ben Ariel, 31/05/2021 01:03
'How do you know China didn't lie to us?' Kennedy grills Fauci

'How do you know China didn't lie to us?' Kennedy grills Fauci

Sen. Kennedy attempted to get an insight on why the US was funding Wuhan lab studies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/05/2021 12:16
Watch: Russia begins inoculation campaign for home pets

Watch: Russia begins inoculation campaign for home pets

Sources in Russia are claiming animals can get vaccinated for COVID-19 and many are lining up to have their pets protected.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/05/2021 10:30
Wuhan leak: 'Yesterday's conspiracy theory now highly likely'

Wuhan leak: 'Yesterday's conspiracy theory now highly likely'

It appears that the Wuhan Lab Leak theory which liberals shunned as recently as a few days ago is now perfectly feasible.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/05/2021 08:02
This Jewish group is helping children cope with the pandemic

This Jewish group is helping children cope with the pandemic

With kids’ mental health suffering due to pandemic, Jewish experts step up help.Stewart Ain, JTA, 29/05/2021 21:13
Coronavirus pandemic: Russia and Argentina declared 'red' countries

Coronavirus pandemic: Russia and Argentina declared 'red' countries

Restrictions on travel to and from seven countries extended as Health Ministry adds two more countries to 'red' list.Ido Ben Porat, 28/05/2021 12:33
Israel to sell 2,000 ventilators

Israel to sell 2,000 ventilators

Israel to sell off extra & unused medical equipment purchased for use during coronavirus pandemic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/05/2021 12:05
Australian state of Victoria enters 7-day lockdown

Australian state of Victoria enters 7-day lockdown

Latest outbreak traced to a single breach of quarantine, with current variant described as five times more contagious than previous ones.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2021 08:34
FDA authorizes antibody treatment for COVID-19

FDA authorizes antibody treatment for COVID-19

FDA gives emergency use authorization to Sotrovimab for treating mild-to-moderate COVID-19 in people aged 12 years and older.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2021 02:08
Israel believes Nasrallah has COVID

Israel believes Nasrallah has COVID

Israeli intelligence believes Hezbollah leader's health is deteriorating after he struggles to speak during warning address.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2021 20:47
Health Ministry: Green Pass, Purple Badge to be removed June 1

Health Ministry: Green Pass, Purple Badge to be removed June 1

Edelstein says restrictions will be lifted on June 1, as Health Ministry seeks to extend validity of "Coronavirus Law" to March 31, 2022.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2021 19:10
Study: Most Israeli parents want to vaccinate their children against coronavirus

Study: Most Israeli parents want to vaccinate their children against coronavirus

Majority of parents want to vaccinate their children against coronavirus, just 6.3% refuse, study shows.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2021 16:58
El Al to refund customers whose flights were canceled during coronavirus pandemic

El Al to refund customers whose flights were canceled during coronavirus pandemic

El Al: Refunds for customers whose flights were canceled during the coronavirus pandemic to be completed in June.Hezki Baruch, 26/05/2021 15:44
COVID-19 test at Ben Gurion Airport to cost 140 shekels

COVID-19 test at Ben Gurion Airport to cost 140 shekels

Starting in June, all those landing in Israel will be required to pay for a COVID-19 test, which had been free until this point.Ben Ariel, 26/05/2021 04:15
White House says half of US adults fully vaccinated

White House says half of US adults fully vaccinated

US to reach major milestone in fight against the coronavirus today, White House official says.Gary Willig, 25/05/2021 17:04
Yaffa Ben David: 'If we have small classes, we can close the gap in six weeks'

Yaffa Ben David: 'If we have small classes, we can close the gap in six weeks'

Yaffa Ben David, Sec. Gen. of Israel Teachers Union: Schools received no information on 'summer school' program, teachers need vacation.103FM, 25/05/2021 14:14
Health Ministry: 100 coronavirus patients hospitalized

Health Ministry: 100 coronavirus patients hospitalized

Health Ministry updates show 55 coronavirus patients in serious condition, 40 on ventilators.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/05/2021 11:25
Thailand to drop quarantine requirement for Israelis

Thailand to drop quarantine requirement for Israelis

Israelis, including children, to be able to enter Thailand without quarantine, Thailand's Tourism Ministry says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/05/2021 10:39
Health Canada: 'Still learning' if vaccinated people can spread COVID-19

Health Canada: 'Still learning' if vaccinated people can spread COVID-19

"We’re still learning if vaccinated individuals can carry and spread the virus to others," says Canadian federal health agency.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/05/2021 09:48