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Coronavirus Committee extends isolation for returnees from 5 states

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/01/2021 15:39
Government approves: Hotel isolation for returnees from UAE and Brazil

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.Ben Ariel, 18/01/2021 01:15
'Grandma is in Isolation': A book for children about the pandemic

'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.Rochel Sylvetsky, 27/12/2020 12:37
Former PM Barak granted exemption from hotel isolation

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.Elad Benari, 23/12/2020 01:14
Netanyahu lights Hanukkah candles while in 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."Hezki Baruch, 18/12/2020 01:56
Isolation period to be shortened to 10 days

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/12/2020 14:27
Message from a corona bride

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.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 06/12/2020 17:12
New initiative: Testing or isolation

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/11/2020 00:08
Hundreds of thousands sent into unnecessary isolation; 74% got results after 36 hours+

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/10/2020 17:29
Prof. Ronni Gamzu: COVID tests without doctor referral

Prof. Ronni Gamzu: COVID tests without doctor referral

Coronavirus coordinator at weekly briefing: 'All sectors declining in number of verified positive tests.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/10/2020 18:27
Over a million enter isolation in two months

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.Mordechai Sones, 21/09/2020 17:18
Senior Health Ministry officials enter isolation

Senior Health Ministry officials enter isolation

Health Minister Edelstein, Deputy Minister Yoav Kish, Health Ministry Director, and top ministry officials to also enter isolation.Mordechai Sones, 08/09/2020 22:07
Coronavirus coordinator Gamzu enters isolation

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.Mordechai Sones, 08/09/2020 19:45
The Daily Portion/ And our eyes did not see

The Daily Portion/ And our eyes did not see

No one should be invisible, no one should live and die alone.Sivan Rahav-Meir , 25/08/2020 08:12
Health Ministry Director signs isolation exemption for 20 countries

Health Ministry Director signs isolation exemption for 20 countries

The order exempts from isolation returnees from 20 green countries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/08/2020 14:46
Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef rules music permitted in isolation

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.Mordechai Sones, 20/07/2020 15:54
Isolation is a blessing for Israel

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.Ariel Natan Pasko, 08/07/2020 13:15
Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu enters isolation

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu enters isolation

Tzfat Chief Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu enters isolation after being exposed to coronavirus patient, delivers weekly lesson from home.Mordechai Sones, 22/06/2020 21:19
A second wave of postponing our immediate wants and needs

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-edRabbi Hagai Lundin, 31/05/2020 23:20
Truth be told - it was a nightmare

Truth be told - it was a nightmare

The faith-based approach is to look reality straight in the eye. And that includes the lockdown.Rabbi Hagai Lundin, 20/05/2020 10:47
How the Covid-19 pandemic brought Jewish education back to its parental source

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.Rabbi Yitschak Rudomin, 11/05/2020 15:31
Socking it to the Greatest Generation

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.Jack Engelhard, 06/05/2020 18:38
Why Israel fought the virus much better than the West

Why Israel fought the virus much better than the West

A wakeup call? All the factors that make fighting corona possible are an integral part of Israel's culture, but are purposefully lacking in Western postmodern nihilism. Giulio Meotti, 01/05/2020 10:00
Lessons on survival and isolation in Antarctica

Lessons on survival and isolation in Antarctica

Marion Dierickx talks on what yearly work trips to Antarctica taught her about preparedness, survival and isolation.NPR, 01/05/2020 05:08
This year it's "Home Haatzma'ut"

This year it's "Home Haatzma'ut"

The big question is not what we cannot do on this special day but, what CAN we do? How can we commemorate and celebrate this incredibly awesome day? Shmuel Sackett, 28/04/2020 22:00
'Isolationism is not an option in a global world'

'Isolationism is not an option in a global world'

International relations in the COVID-19 era: Richard Haass on what comes after a pandemic.NPR, 23/04/2020 05:52
Israel's success against the pandemic

Israel's success against the pandemic

Although it's only over when it's over, a look at corona statistics shows the startling difference between israel's containment of the pandemic and that of Europe. Giulio Meotti, 22/04/2020 15:59
Quarantine and Dick Dawkins delusions

Quarantine and Dick Dawkins delusions

In isolation, the writer, an ER physician, narrates the complex chain of events that preceded his return to Israel and contemplates the hubris of the scientific world with the humbleness of those who see the Divine dimension of reality.Rabbi Dr. Aryeh Hirsch, 11/04/2020 21:32
Corona's impact on the Jewish community

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2020 01:11
Hosting at a distance

Hosting at a distance

Helping a group whose members are alone at home during the coronavirus social distancing period - and an idea that may help them change their status for good! Lisa Rubin, 06/04/2020 14:43
Hannah prayed alone, so did Jonah

Hannah prayed alone, so did Jonah

We must not deny reality, we must choose life even as we pray for G-d to grant it to us.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 03/04/2020 06:01
Netanyahu enters week-long isolation

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/04/2020 11:46
Health Ministry Director Moshe Bar Simantov enters isolation in dedicated facility

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.Mordechai Sones, 02/04/2020 09:53
Overcoming Corona Blues-first aid (psych.) for the soul

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

Every person has tremendous inner resources to draw from. You are made of strong stuff and we will get through this together. Avi Tenenbaum, 29/03/2020 13:53
Talking to your kids about Covid-19

Talking to your kids about Covid-19

A concise guide for how to talk to our children about Coronavirus and spend time together in preventative containment. Avi Tenenbaum, 16/03/2020 05:01
Sheba Medical Center doctor contracts coronavirus

Sheba Medical Center doctor contracts coronavirus

Whoever came into contact with doctor immediately dispatched to preventive home isolation. Patients treated by physician to be updated.Mordechai Sones, 12/03/2020 14:11
The medicine of solitude

The medicine of solitude

Maybe a pause in the way we live is not such a bad thing - not including those who are ill, of course. Jack Engelhard, 12/03/2020 11:15
Coronavirus and the Jewish problem

Coronavirus and the Jewish problem

Suddenly, the gates to Israel are closed to world Jewry because of an epidemic.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 11/03/2020 23:20
Global isolation decision came at request of United States

Global isolation decision came at request of United States

Decision to isolate Israelis from abroad takes effect immediately, decision to isolate foreigners entering Israel takes effect in 72 hours.Mordechai Sones, 09/03/2020 21:24
Israel issues northern Italy travel warning

Israel issues northern Italy travel warning

Health Ministry considering instructing those returning from state to remain in isolation. Within 1 day, 4 patients in Italy died of virus.Mordechai Sones, 24/02/2020 20:59
Is Israel really isolated?

Is Israel really isolated?

When he was secretary of state, John Kerry infamously warned that Israel would become a “pariah” state if it didn’t quickly give into Palestinian Arab demands. Is that the case?Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 29/05/2018 15:31