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Health Minister promoting shortening of quarantine to 5 days

Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz instructs professionals to prepare plan to further shorten the COVID-19 isolation period.

Quarantine will be shortened to 5 days

Indictment filed against woman with COVID who left isolation

Indictment filed against defendant who broke isolation to visit her father in Soroka Hospital. A prison sentence is being considered.

Indictment filed against woman with COVID who left isolation

CDC cuts isolation restrictions for COVID carriers

Isolation restrictions for COVID-19 carriers cut from 10 to five days.

CDC cuts isolation restrictions for COVID carriers

Health Ministry Director-General signs order shortening quarantine

Prof. Nachman Ash signs amendment that will make it possible to shorten the isolation to seven days subject to two negative tests.

Health Ministry chief signs order shortening quarantine

Isolation for returnees from abroad to be enforced with digital bracelet

Pilot program seeks to supervise home isolation of those returning from abroad with digital bracelet.

Isolation for returnees to be enforced with digital bracelet

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Being in isolation is found in the Bible and not only for health reasons.

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Coronavirus Committee extends isolation for returnees from 5 states

Committee approves Health Ministry recommendation to extend obligation to isolate for returnees from South Africa, Zambia, Brazil, and UAE.

Corona Committee extends isolation for returnees from 5 states

Government approves: Hotel isolation for returnees from UAE and Brazil

Anyone returning from the UAE and Brazil will be required to isolate in a hotel as of 1:00 a.m. on Monday.

Approved: Hotel isolation for returnees from UAE and Brazil

'Grandma is in Isolation': A book for children about the pandemic

Very young children must be wondering, perhaps fearfully, why their grandparents disappeared. A new upbeat book makes it clear. Op-ed.

'Grandma is in Isolation': A children's book about the pandemic

Former PM Barak granted exemption from hotel isolation

Ehud Barak returns from London but is not required to isolate at a hotel and receives permission to isolate in the privacy of his own home.

Former PM Barak granted exemption from hotel isolation

Netanyahu lights Hanukkah candles while in isolation

PM lights Hanukkah candles with the family. "There are things I can only do from a distance at the moment."

Netanyahu lights Hanukkah candles while in isolation

Isolation period to be shortened to 10 days

Health Minister orders shortening of isolation subject to 2 negative COVID test results - one upon entry to isolation and one on ninth day.

Isolation period to be shortened to 10 days

Message from a corona bride

How brave these young corona brides are - putting off their dream weddings without wallowing in self pity. Here is one story.

Message from a corona bride

New initiative: Testing or isolation

New Ministry of Health initiative will see residents of red cities being ordered into isolation if they do not undergo a COVID-19 test.

New initiative: Testing or isolation

Hundreds of thousands sent into unnecessary isolation; 74% got results after 36 hours+

Health Ministry invested NIS 112 million to purchase 2.4 million kits for serological tests, but plans to perform only 300,000 tests.

Hundreds of thousands sent into unnecessary isolation

Prof. Ronni Gamzu: COVID tests without doctor referral

Coronavirus coordinator at weekly briefing: 'All sectors declining in number of verified positive tests.'

Prof. Ronni Gamzu: COVID tests without doctor referralplayer

Over a million enter isolation in two months

Data obtained by Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee Chairman show since July 1, more than million citizens enter isolation.

Over a million enter isolation in two months

Senior Health Ministry officials enter isolation

Health Minister Edelstein, Deputy Minister Yoav Kish, Health Ministry Director, and top ministry officials to also enter isolation.

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Coronavirus coordinator Gamzu enters isolation

Member of Coronavirus task force tests COVID-19 positive; Gamzu and staff members in contact with the staff member to enter isolation.

Coronavirus coordinator Gamzu enters isolation

The Daily Portion/ And our eyes did not see

No one should be invisible, no one should live and die alone.

The Daily Portion/ And our eyes did not see

Health Ministry Director signs isolation exemption for 20 countries

The order exempts from isolation returnees from 20 green countries.

Isolation exemption for 20 countries

Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef rules music permitted in isolation

Innovative halakhic ruling: During coronavirus period, those in isolation may listen to music, even rhythmic, in Three Weeks.

Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef rules music permitted in isolation

Isolation is a blessing for Israel

“Not only must the Jew not be afraid to be isolated [BaDaD], he is commanded to choose it. That is why all Jews must live in Eretz Yisrael.

Isolation is a blessing for Israel

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu enters isolation

Tzfat Chief Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu enters isolation after being exposed to coronavirus patient, delivers weekly lesson from home.

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A second wave of postponing our immediate wants and needs

In light of the rise of recurring corona cases, the issue of postponing our immediate needs and gratifications is resurfacing again.Op-ed

A second wave of postponing our immediate wants and needs

Truth be told - it was a nightmare

The faith-based approach is to look reality straight in the eye. And that includes the lockdown.

Truth be told - it was a nightmare

How the Covid-19 pandemic brought Jewish education back to its parental source

A modern-day miracle unfolds in Orthodoxy as words from Rav Yitzchak Hutner of Chaim Berlin Yeshiva zts"l evolve to our period in isolation.

Covid-19 brought Jewish education back to its parental source

Socking it to the Greatest Generation

Thanks, grandpa, and grandma, you served your purpose, but now it is time for you to stay in isolation while the rest of us don't. Op-ed.

Socking it to the Greatest Generation

Why Israel fought the virus much better than the West

Why Israel fought the virus much better than the West

Lessons on survival and isolation in Antarctica

Marion Dierickx talks on what yearly work trips to Antarctica taught her about preparedness, survival and isolation.

Lessons on survival and isolation in Antarctica

This year it's "Home Haatzma'ut"

This year it's "Home Haatzma'ut"

'Isolationism is not an option in a global world'

International relations in the COVID-19 era: Richard Haass on what comes after a pandemic.

'Isolationism is not an option in a global world'

Israel's success against the pandemic

Israel's success against the pandemic

Quarantine and Dick Dawkins delusions

Quarantine and Dick Dawkins delusions

Corona's impact on the Jewish community

Dr. Steven Tzvi Pirutinsky of Touro’s Graduate School of Social Work assesses the impact of the pandemic and analyzes coping strategies.

Corona's impact on the Jewish community

Hosting at a distance

Hosting at a distance

Hannah prayed alone, so did Jonah

Hannah prayed alone, so did Jonah

Netanyahu enters week-long isolation

PM will go into isolation due to Health Minister Litzman's diagnosis with COVID-19, after having just finished another isolation period.

Netanyahu enters week-long isolation

Health Ministry Director Moshe Bar Simantov enters isolation in dedicated facility

'We prepared for such possibility and were ready accordingly; I'll continue to work with my digital management team,' noted Bar Simantov.

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Overcoming Corona Blues-first aid (psych.) for the soul

Overcoming Corona Blues-first aid (psych.) for the soul