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Health Minister Horowitz: Head of Public Health Services Alroy-Preis is being slandered

Horowitz insists cancellation of quarantine for students is "correct decision"; criticizes Netanyahu govt for disastrous school closures.

Health Minister Horowitz: Alroy-Preis is being slandered

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett pushes lockdown for unvaccinated, Health Minister opposes

New restrictions to be imposed against Omicron variant. PM asks for compulsory vaccination option to be legally evaluated.

PM pushes lockdown for unvaccinated, Health Minister opposes

Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz plans to make abortions even easier

Reforms would include automatic approval of all abortions performed up to 12th week of pregnancy.

Health Minister plans to make abortions even easier

Abu Kabir Forensics Institute to remain open on Shabbat

Health Minister didn't respond when asked to allow Abu Kabir to work nights, but when Arab MKs pressed for Shabbat opening, he agreed.

Abu Kabir Forensics Institute to remain open on Shabbat

Health Minister: The virus is changing rapidly and spreading fast

Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz on South American variant of the coronavirus: I hope we are able to isolate the cases.

'The virus is changing rapidly and spreading fast'

Minister of Health MK Horowitz: Another lockdown? Only as a last resort

According to Horowitz, a nationwide lockdown is the last resort and all means will be taken to avoid it.

Minister of Health: Another lockdown? Only as a last resort

50% of Israelis vaccinated for COVID-19

Minister of Health says over 70% of Israelis aged 16 and above have received at least 1st dose of Corona vaccine.

50% of Israelis vaccinated for COVID-19 player

'The government is a mess'

Health Minister Edelstein has lost patience with the government's behavior in cabinet meetings.

'The government is a mess'

Meet the anti-vaxxer, COVID skeptic party

Dr. Aryeh Avni says that he wants to be Minister of Health, claims he could have saved all those who died of COVID-19

Meet the anti-vaxxer, COVID skeptic partyplayer

Health Minister: "I am done with political games."

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein talks about the current situation and Israel's plans going forward.

'Want to spend Passover with family? Then be alone on Purim'

PM, Health Minister attend two millionth vaccination

Prime Minister Netanyahu and Health Minister Edelstien dropped in on the vaccination center just before vaccination #2,000,000 happened.

Prime Minister attends Israel's 2 millionth vaccinationplayer

Who is to blame for the severe rise in morbidity and mortality?

Health Minister Edelstein today blames the whole world for the serious rise in morbidity and mortality. Opinion

Who is to blame for the severe rise in morbidity and mortality?

Watch: PM Netanyahu vaccinates

Prime Minister and Health Minister at Sheba Hospital: 'to set example and encourage general public to get vaccinated.'

Watch: PM Netanyahu vaccinatesplayer

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein: Night curfew being seriously discussed

Health Minister refers to measures being considered, cools vax enthusiasm: 'Significant amount of vaccines won't reach Israel this year.'

Health Minister: Night curfew being seriously discussed

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein: 'We're opening slowly to avoid 3rd lockdown'

Health Minister visits Ziv Hospital in Tzfat: 'Quite a few businesses will return to activity this coming Sunday.'

Health Minister: 'We're opening slowly to avoid 3rd lockdown'

No way around it, a properly constructed sukkah is a closed space

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein, Internal Security Minister Amir Ohana, Acting Police Superintendent Moti Cohen tour Tel Aviv.

No way around it, a properly built sukkah is a closed spaceplayer

Health Minister 'understands all our fundamental rights'

'But what about the rights of a citizen who has diabetes or lung disease?' - Edelstein.

Health Minister 'understands all our fundamental rights'

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.'

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

Clashes between protesters and police in Jerusalem

Hundreds of haredim protest closures imposed by city.

Clashes between protesters and police in Jerusalemplayer

Soroka Hospital doctor, Professor Ruth Shaku-Levy, called on public to evade isolation

'Whoever comes [to the protest] and is not interested in 2 weeks isolation, leave your phone at home.' Edelstein: 'Encourages breaking law.'

Soroka Hospital doctor called on public to evade quarantine

Yuli Edelstein: 'We won't reach total closure at this point'

'It may be that during the day we'll announce certain red zones,' said Health Minister Edelstein. 'Goal is to cut off infection chain.'

Yuli Edelstein: 'We won't reach total closure at this point'player

Health Minister Yaakov Litzman signs forced quarantine for coronavirus-infected

Virus that erupted in China added to list of infectious diseases and will now allow forced hospitalization of anyone suspected with illness.

Health Minister signs forced quarantine for coronavirus-infectedplayer

Litzman Appointed 'Official' Health Minister

Yaakov Litzman will officially take the position of Health Minister – a job he has been doing for the past several years as deputy minister.

Litzman Appointed 'Official' Health Minister

Haredi Party UTJ Features Seculars, Woman in TV Ad

For the first time, haredi party United Torah Jewry has produced an election ad for television that includes a woman.

Haredi Party UTJ Features Seculars, Woman in TV Adplayer