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'Australia lockdown failing to curb cases'

'Australia lockdown failing to curb cases'

'One thing you won’t get in all of the COVID-19 press conferences is truth,' Sky News host Alan Jones says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2021 11:46
Israeli official: Holiday lockdown a possibility if Israelis don't follow guidelines

Israeli official: Holiday lockdown a possibility if Israelis don't follow guidelines

Official who took part in Coronavirus Cabinet meeting raised concerns about another possible lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2021 03:36
MK Malkieli: 'I smell a lockdown on haredi communities'

MK Malkieli: 'I smell a lockdown on haredi communities'

MK Malkieli notes number of coronavirus infections is rising, says lockdown will be on the table the moment the numbers rise among haredim.Michal Levi, 14/07/2021 18:16
Solo Performance

Solo Performance

Memories of a loved one, of the lockdown, of 50 years lived in Jerusalem fill the writer's heart as she continues on alone. Op-ed.Faigie Heiman, 14/07/2021 10:00
Britain to lift all remaining lockdown restrictions in a week

Britain to lift all remaining lockdown restrictions in a week

British PM says all remaining lockdown restrictions will be lifted despite rise in coronavirus cases.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2021 06:11
'Israel is on the verge of lockdown without a change in policy'

'Israel is on the verge of lockdown without a change in policy'

Head of public health services in the Health Ministry expresses worry over rising cases, spread of Delta variant.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/07/2021 21:58
Government preparing for lockdown during High Holidays

Government preparing for lockdown during High Holidays

Document obtained from Prime Minister's Office reveals plans to impose stricter regulations over Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur.Y Rabinovitz, 08/07/2021 15:04
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
Toronto yeshiva takes gov to court over COVID restrictions

Toronto yeshiva takes gov to court over COVID restrictions

Yeshiva, which does not allow the Internet, has been forced to teach remote learning classes through the telephone.Dan Verbin, 25/05/2021 19:22
Iran goes into new lockdown amid fourth COVID-19 wave

Iran goes into new lockdown amid fourth COVID-19 wave

Most shops closed and offices restricted to one-third capacity in cities declared as “red-zones.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2021 06:47
Police officer dead in security incident on US Capitol

Police officer dead in security incident on US Capitol

Driver rams two police officers, then gets out of car with sharp object. Suspect and one of the officers dead.Elad Benari, Canada, 02/04/2021 21:47
Ontario gov to enter 4-week “emergency brake” lockdown

Ontario gov to enter 4-week “emergency brake” lockdown

The government of Ontario, Canada’s largest province, is implementing an “emergency brake” lockdown for the next four weeks.Dan Verbin, 01/04/2021 19:46
France announces month-long lockdown for Paris

France announces month-long lockdown for Paris

French Prime Minister Jean Castex says COVID-19 cases are on the rise and that "more and more this is looking like a third wave."Nissan Tzur, 19/03/2021 05:02
Cabinet approves further reopening

Cabinet approves further reopening

Up to 5,000 people to be allowed to gather outdoors in 4th step of exit from lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/03/2021 21:47
PA announces COVID-19 lockdown

PA announces COVID-19 lockdown

Lockdown to be imposed in all parts of Judea and Samaria starting Monday, due to rise in coronavirus-related deaths and infection rates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/03/2021 06:50
Israel lifts more COVID restrictions - 'No more lockdowns'

Israel lifts more COVID restrictions - 'No more lockdowns'

A post-Purim rise in infections was avoided and the government now plans to bring Israeli stranded abroad home.ILTV, 11/03/2021 16:00
Coronavirus Czar: 'No lockdown before elections or Passover'

Coronavirus Czar: 'No lockdown before elections or Passover'

Mass vaccination program for children will necessary for expanded herd immunity, says Israel's top coronavirus official.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/03/2021 08:21
Israel will 'definitely' impose restrictions on Passover night

Israel will 'definitely' impose restrictions on Passover night

Senior Health Ministry officials say restrictions on public activity during Passover night are a certainty, question is only which limits.David Rosenberg, 07/03/2021 21:42
'No plans for 4th lockdown - yet'

'No plans for 4th lockdown - yet'

Top Israeli coronavirus official tells Arutz Sheva government that government still waiting to see effect of Purim on COVID numbers.Nitsan Keidar, 07/03/2021 20:32
3rd stage of reopening kicks off

3rd stage of reopening kicks off

Middle schools, hotels, and event halls to open as Israel takes another step out of lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2021 08:23
Ben Gurion to reopen Sunday

Ben Gurion to reopen Sunday

With the lowest single-day infection rate since December, Israel has decided to reopen its borders starting Sunday.ILTV, 04/03/2021 15:45
Stranded in Frankfurt

Stranded in Frankfurt

Living in today’s surreal times when Jews are physically unable to come to Israel, provides us all with opportunity to reflect.Op-ed.Avraham Shusteris, 03/03/2021 21:32
'We might impose new lockdown before Election Day'

'We might impose new lockdown before Election Day'

Nachman Ash warns that reopening of economy could lead to fourth lockdown later this month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/03/2021 08:15
'We still haven't ruled out imposing a 4th lockdown'

'We still haven't ruled out imposing a 4th lockdown'

Top health official warns against rapid reopening of economy, says government may need to impose yet another lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/03/2021 08:39
Sunday: Partial lockdown relief

Sunday: Partial lockdown relief

Government approves returning grades 7-10 to schools, opening restaurants and banquet halls for vaccinated and recovering.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/03/2021 21:16
Will our governments ever return our freedoms back to us?

Will our governments ever return our freedoms back to us?

Who will be the winners and losers in this ideological showdown?Israel News Talk Radio, 23/02/2021 02:47
'They want their babysitters' - teachers caught mocking parents

'They want their babysitters' - teachers caught mocking parents

3 members of a Northern California school board resigned after video leaks of meeting on reopening of school system.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/02/2021 17:18
COVID, cancel culture and conspiracy theories

COVID, cancel culture and conspiracy theories

Tamar Yonah with questions we need to get answers for in order to know if the lockdowns are really a conspiracy against us - or not.Israel News Talk Radio, 19/02/2021 06:03
Last lockdown? 'We'll talk after another million are vaccinated'

Last lockdown? 'We'll talk after another million are vaccinated'

'If we follow guidelines, I hope this will be the last lockdown,' Health Min. Edelstein says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/02/2021 13:09
What will reopen on Sunday?

What will reopen on Sunday?

Coronavirus Cabinet approves next two steps of the plan to emerge from the lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/02/2021 22:33
Will government impose full lockdown for Purim?

Will government impose full lockdown for Purim?

Deputy Health Minister says national lockdown during Purim can't be ruled out. 'We won't celebrate Purim as if everything is fine.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/02/2021 11:58
Can we open the schools?

Can we open the schools?

Has the imposed social isolation caused emotional damage to thousands of children who need in-person instruction and peer interaction? Op-edDavid Rubin, 13/02/2021 20:46
Hezi Levi: Lockdown may continue if vaccination rates don't rise

Hezi Levi: Lockdown may continue if vaccination rates don't rise

Health Min. Director-General warns of continued lockdown if vaccination rates remain low.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/02/2021 08:48
Government meets to rule on reopening of Israeli schools

Government meets to rule on reopening of Israeli schools

After repeated delays, government convenes to deliberate on plans to partially reopen school system - possibly as early as Tuesday.David Rosenberg, 07/02/2021 22:04
New Hope presents emergency recovery plan for Israeli school system

New Hope presents emergency recovery plan for Israeli school system

New Hope presents emergency recovery plan for Israeli school system. 'Netanyahu gov't failed to educate and protect Israel's children.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/02/2021 16:25
Lockdown relief begins Sunday at 7:00 a.m.

Lockdown relief begins Sunday at 7:00 a.m.

The 1,000-meter distance limit will be lifted, and some workplaces will reopen. Schools will remain closed until Tuesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/02/2021 06:20
After the lockdown: Get ready for massive Aliyah

After the lockdown: Get ready for massive Aliyah

The "leisure time" spent during the lockdown in the Diaspora is best spent planning and preparing for inevitable Aliyah.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 05/02/2021 16:41
Lockdown extended, Netanyahu and Gantz trade barbs

Lockdown extended, Netanyahu and Gantz trade barbs

Netanyahu attacks Gantz's opposition to extending the lockdown: You are condemning many Israelis to death. Gantz: Shame on you.Elad Benari, 05/02/2021 02:08
Marjorie Greene: Lockdown causing suicide, depression

Marjorie Greene: Lockdown causing suicide, depression

Controversial Rep. Marjorie Greene of Georgia slams "blue state bailout budget" for increased mental issues as kids sent home from school.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/02/2021 18:48
Third lockdown caused less economic damage than previous ones

Third lockdown caused less economic damage than previous ones

Financial analyst Dudi Reznik thinks that the economy is has suffered less under this lockdown than the ones before it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/02/2021 16:53
Netanyahu: The virus is raging, get vaccinated

Netanyahu: The virus is raging, get vaccinated

PM says 80% of new coronavirus cases are from the British mutation in Cabinet meeting to extend lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/02/2021 16:35
Government to discuss extending lockdown until Sunday

Government to discuss extending lockdown until Sunday

Blue and White expected to push back against Health Ministry demand to extend lockdown by two more days.Nitzan Kedar, 04/02/2021 08:36
Gantz: Netanyahu is playing with human lives

Gantz: Netanyahu is playing with human lives

Blue and White chairman blasts Netanyahu after he canceled a cabinet meeting to discuss the coronavirus lockdown.Hezki Baruch, 04/02/2021 00:11
Government to rule today on additional lockdown extension

Government to rule today on additional lockdown extension

Netanyahu pushing for further extension of lockdown, which is set to expire Friday morning. Gantz opposed to extension, calls for reopening.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/02/2021 10:15
Tourism Minister slams lockdown; 'Hasn't proven itself'

Tourism Minister slams lockdown; 'Hasn't proven itself'

Orit Farkash Hacohen: 'We need to think differently and of course responsibly!'Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/02/2021 21:24
Report: Netanyahu planning additional lockdown extension

Report: Netanyahu planning additional lockdown extension

Government reportedly to deliberate tomorrow on PM's request for yet another extension of lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/02/2021 07:45
Coronavirus Czar: 4th lockdown not ruled out

Coronavirus Czar: 4th lockdown not ruled out

Coronavirus Czar Prof. Nachman Ash says another likely unlikely but not impossible, morbidity increasing among young due to mutations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/02/2021 17:43
Finance Minister pushing for rapid reopening of economy

Finance Minister pushing for rapid reopening of economy

Health and Finance ministers spar over lockdown exit strategy and claims the lockdown saved 2,000 lives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/02/2021 11:47
Lockdown extended until Friday morning

Lockdown extended until Friday morning

Cabinet reaches compromise after lengthy argument between Netanyahu and Gantz over how long to extend the lockdown.Elad Benari, 01/02/2021 00:03
Watch: Israel considering extending lockdown

Watch: Israel considering extending lockdown

Israel can boast of the most successful CV-19 vaccine campaign, but also the most time spent in lockdown as it braces for another extension.ILTV, 31/01/2021 21:04
Gantz to demand partial lifting of lockdown starting Thursday

Gantz to demand partial lifting of lockdown starting Thursday

'I traveled across the country and I saw that everything is open,' says Gantz. 'We're playing games with ourselves. We need to reopen.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/01/2021 20:00
MK Asher's proposal to reopen schools

MK Asher's proposal to reopen schools

A return to the 'traffic light' system could be key to getting the education system working againArutz Sheva Staff, 31/01/2021 18:59
Health Minister: "I am done with political games."

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

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein talks about the current situation and Israel's plans going forward.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/01/2021 18:09
Knesset votes to increase lockdown fines ahead of extension

Knesset votes to increase lockdown fines ahead of extension

Government to deliberate on lockdown extension after Knesset votes to increase fines. Knesset Speaker blasts Benny Gantz over ultimatum.Hezki Baruch, 31/01/2021 17:03
Thousands defy lockdown, attend funeral of Rabbi Meshulam Dovid Soloveitchik

Thousands defy lockdown, attend funeral of Rabbi Meshulam Dovid Soloveitchik

Masses defy lockdown to attend funeral of scion of Soloveitchik rabbinic dynasty, Brisk rosh yeshiva.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/01/2021 14:16
Watch: Thousands of PA Arabs enter breach in security fence

Watch: Thousands of PA Arabs enter breach in security fence

Lockdown restrictions on PA workers entering Israel defied as masses cross through gap in fence to continue going to work.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/01/2021 10:34
Government to approve extension of lockdown

Government to approve extension of lockdown

Blue and White will demand restrictions be eased if morbidity data continues downward trend.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/01/2021 08:35