Watch: Haredim clash with police over school closures

Watch: Haredim clash with police over school closures

With infection rate skyrocketing in haredi sector & some rabbis flouting gov't directives, police clashed with protesters in Bnei Brak.i24NEWS, Today, 4:58 PM
Clashes in J'lem, Ashdod during lockdown enforcement, policewoman injured

Clashes in J'lem, Ashdod during lockdown enforcement, policewoman injured

Clashes erupt as police attempt to enforce lockdown restrictions in Meah Shearim, J'lem and Grodno Yeshiva in Ashdod.Arutz Sheva Staff, Today, 1:38 PM
Is lockdown a cure that kills the patient?

Is lockdown a cure that kills the patient?

Lockdowns in the wrong hands threaten liberty unless meant to buy time until the population is vaccinated - what Israel is doing now. Op-edSteve Apfel, Yesterday, 9:59 PM
'How long can people last in lockdown? People have limits'

'How long can people last in lockdown? People have limits'

'Imposing rules people can't follow is folly.' Senior health official accuses gov't of pushing political interests rather than health needs.David Rosenberg, Friday, 12:45 PM
Watch: Israelis trash Corona Hotel

Watch: Israelis trash Corona Hotel

Israeli tourists required to isolate upon return from Dubai complained they weren't notified in advance by the Min of Health - and rioted.ILTV, Thursday, 9:13 PM
Parents and children continue 'damages caused by lockdown' protest

Parents and children continue 'damages caused by lockdown' protest

Organizers: 'We are here for all those suffering from violence, depression, anxiety, and psychotic seizures.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 12:48 PM
This lockdown is meant for you: Get moving

This lockdown is meant for you: Get moving

Had we known last year that nearly 12 months later we would be in a lockdown, we might have despaired, but there is much we can do right nowSivan Rahav-Meir, Thursday, 8:40 AM
Coronavirus Czar Nachman Ash says a March lockdown looks likely

Coronavirus Czar Nachman Ash says a March lockdown looks likely

Coronavirus czar Prof. Nachman Ash says that another lockdown is likely to be needed just when Israelis are supposed to head to the polls.Shlomo Witty, Wednesday, 10:26 AM
Government approves extension of lockdown through end of January

Government approves extension of lockdown through end of January

Cabinet unanimously approves PM's request to extend lockdown by 10 days.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 7:34 PM
Netanyahu: Bnei Brak wedding was bloodshed

Netanyahu: Bnei Brak wedding was bloodshed

Government convenes to discuss extending lockdown due to high morbidity rates.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 3:25 PM
Blue and White agrees to lockdown extension

Blue and White agrees to lockdown extension

Blue and White ministers to vote in favor of 7-10 day extension of total lockdown, effectively ensuring extension's passage.David Rosenberg, Tuesday, 2:56 PM
Netanyahu to seek 10 day extension of lockdown

Netanyahu to seek 10 day extension of lockdown

Health Ministry seeks 2-week lockdown extension, Pm seeks to extend lockdown to end of January as morbidity remains high.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 8:59 PM
Netanyahu: We may have to extend lockdown

Netanyahu: We may have to extend lockdown

Prime Minister says world leaders are amazed at Israel's success in vaccinating its population, but a further lockdown may still be needed.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 6:37 PM
Haredi MK Yitzhak Pindrus: No reason to open yeshivas

Haredi MK Yitzhak Pindrus: No reason to open yeshivas

UTJ's MK Yitzhak Pindrus condemns schools opening illegally.103FM, Monday, 5:14 PM
Six caught violating quarantine on way to visit relatives

Six caught violating quarantine on way to visit relatives

Six Arab Israelis violate quarantine, are caught by police.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 12:40 PM
Senior official: Israeli economy will be fully open by March

Senior official: Israeli economy will be fully open by March

Official calls talk of mismanagement of vaccine rollout "nonsense" as government prepares to discuss extending lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 8:09 AM
Ministry of Health to recommend extension of lockdown

Ministry of Health to recommend extension of lockdown

Government expected to convene this coming Wednesday and discuss the possibility of extending the lockdown.Chaim Lev, Sunday, 1:51 AM
Liberman: Lockdown mustn't be extended by even one minute

Liberman: Lockdown mustn't be extended by even one minute

Liberman: General lockdown intended solely to please Deri, Litzman and Gafni; in return 'they'll do whatever PM tells them.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2021, 6:27 PM
Senior doctors ask that models deciding lockdown be revealed

Senior doctors ask that models deciding lockdown be revealed

Public Emergency Council for the Coronavirus Crisis: 'Desire is to have in-depth and transparent dialogue among colleagues.'Mordechai Sones, 1/11/2021, 6:12 PM
Coronavirus Czar praises lockdown and vaccination program

Coronavirus Czar praises lockdown and vaccination program

Prof. Nachman Ash alims that current measures are stalling the virus's spreadShlomo Witty, 1/10/2021, 8:15 PM
COVID patient caught violating quarantine and lockdown

COVID patient caught violating quarantine and lockdown

Watch: Police checkpoint nets coronavirus patient driving on Route 44, near Kfar Chabad.Yoni Kempinski, 1/10/2021, 7:59 PM
Watch: COVID-positive man caught trying to violate quarantine

Watch: COVID-positive man caught trying to violate quarantine

Police catch coronavirus-carrier in the act as he tries to leave his home for morning prayers, despite being infected.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2021, 10:43 AM
Israel enters tight lockdown for two weeks

Israel enters tight lockdown for two weeks

Israel officially enters tight lockdown for a period of 14 days in order to dramatically reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2021, 12:21 AM
Israeli reporter: 'Haredim not to blame for lockdown'

Israeli reporter: 'Haredim not to blame for lockdown'

Channel 12 News correspondent Yair Sherki emphasizes that haredim are only eight percent of seriously ill patientsArutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2021, 11:32 PM
Israel: Tightened lockdown starting midnight, PA crying foul

Israel: Tightened lockdown starting midnight, PA crying foul

Israelis preparing for stricter lockdown in wake of growing infection rate despite mass vaccinations, PA says Israel ignoring its needs.ILTV, 1/7/2021, 10:13 PM
How are police preparing to enforce stricter lockdown?

How are police preparing to enforce stricter lockdown?

5,000 additional officers, additional checkpoints to be used to ensure compliance with tightened lockdown which will start tomorrow night.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2021, 5:52 PM
Full lockdown goes into effect in UK - synagogues to remain open

Full lockdown goes into effect in UK - synagogues to remain open

UK PM Boris Johnson will allow religious services to continue despite nationwide lockdown.Michal Levy, 1/6/2021, 10:52 AM
I hate lockdowns, but I still support the new one

I hate lockdowns, but I still support the new one

I will stick to the rules. Because I believe in the bonds we forge as a community, a country and a society. Op-ed.Emma Burnell, 1/6/2021, 8:00 AM
Ahead of lockdown: 8,164 new infections in one day

Ahead of lockdown: 8,164 new infections in one day

COVID death toll nears 3,500 after 52 deaths reported in last two days. Infection rate dips to 6.8%.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2021, 8:00 AM
Germany extends lockdown until January 31

Germany extends lockdown until January 31

German government tightens curbs on social contacts and will limit people’s movements in the regions most affected by COVID-19.Ben Ariel, 1/6/2021, 2:10 AM
Full lockdown beginning Friday

Full lockdown beginning Friday

Lockdown to last 2 weeks, feature closure of economy, education system.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2021, 9:11 PM
Health Minister: Demonstrations are dangerous

Health Minister: Demonstrations are dangerous

Minister Yuli Edelstein explains to govt. why he did not seek to ban demonstrations despite the danger they represent.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2021, 6:43 PM
Liberman: We have lost control, need to lockdown

Liberman: We have lost control, need to lockdown

Yisrael Beyteinu leader criticizes govt. handling of COVID crisis. 'Likud ministers are using different data.'103FM, 1/5/2021, 6:23 PM
Who is to blame for the severe rise in morbidity and mortality?

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. OpinionDr. Shmuel Rochberger, 1/5/2021, 6:17 PM
Netanyahu, Gantz reach agreement on 10-day full lockdown

Netanyahu, Gantz reach agreement on 10-day full lockdown

New restrictions to be implemented beginning this Friday. Schools to be closed while leaving house to be curtailed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2021, 3:47 PM
'We must impose a total lockdown and close all schools'

'We must impose a total lockdown and close all schools'

Amid rising infection rates, Yuli Edelstein calls for total lockdown, closing schools and all non-essential businesses, with no gatherings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2021, 12:08 PM
Government to decide today whether to impose tighter lockdown

Government to decide today whether to impose tighter lockdown

Netanyahu pushing to impose total lockdown for 10 days, while Blue and White preferring to wait and see effect of current lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2021, 9:06 AM
PM to convene govt. to tighten lockdown

PM to convene govt. to tighten lockdown

Coronavirus Czar calls to close schools, says students come home and infect parents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2021, 5:42 PM
Are COVID guidelines irreconcilable with haredi life?

Are COVID guidelines irreconcilable with haredi life?

New survey shows that 77% of haredim support government restrictions, but 60% breach them.Ido Ben Porat, 1/3/2021, 6:34 PM
Tyrannical governments use lockdowns to promote evil, not health

Tyrannical governments use lockdowns to promote evil, not health

Israeli small business owners and unemployed get stipends to keep their heads above water. We should pity the rest of the world. Op-ed.Steve Apfel, 1/3/2021, 2:28 PM
Coalition Chairman: Whoever opposes lockdown is a populist

Coalition Chairman: Whoever opposes lockdown is a populist

MK Miki Zohar expresses support for Health Ministry demand for tighter lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2021, 11:53 AM
Coronavirus Cabinet to decide if lockdown to be tightened

Coronavirus Cabinet to decide if lockdown to be tightened

Students in grades 5-12 will not return to studies in red and orange cities as Health Minister seeks tighter lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2021, 7:45 AM
Edelstein: I will propose a full lockdown for two weeks

Edelstein: I will propose a full lockdown for two weeks

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein: In view of a significant increase in cases, I will propose to impose a full lockdown for two weeks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2021, 6:09 AM
Netanyahu plans 'tight, short lockdown'

Netanyahu plans 'tight, short lockdown'

During next week, PM to hold discussion on 'tight and short lockdown that will allow economy to open quickly,' PMs office said.Hezki Baruch, 1/2/2021, 6:55 PM
'Lockdowns aren't a yes or no issue'

'Lockdowns aren't a yes or no issue'

'We have many new tools at our disposal,' says health official from Ben Gurion University, calling for nuanced approached to lockdowns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2021, 8:48 AM
Likud MK: No choice but to tighten the lockdown

Likud MK: No choice but to tighten the lockdown

Coalition chairman: Israel needs one more hermetic lockdown so that we can say that we are past the pandemic.Ben Ariel, 1/1/2021, 6:36 AM
A drive around Manhattan

A drive around Manhattan

This will be a long, dark winter in America, one that will test our well being, even our sanity. Op-ed.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 12/30/2020, 4:23 PM
Gantz: Netanyahu continues to exploit coronavirus for personal gain

Gantz: Netanyahu continues to exploit coronavirus for personal gain

Blue & White officials claim PM is using latest lockdown for "selfish personal ends."Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2020, 9:46 PM
6,000 police, 300 roadblocks to enforce 3rd nationwide lockdown

6,000 police, 300 roadblocks to enforce 3rd nationwide lockdown

IDF will not be deployed at this stage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2020, 3:11 PM
Grades 5-10 to attend classes as usual during lockdown

Grades 5-10 to attend classes as usual during lockdown

Knesset Education Committee rejects government plan to close grades 5-10 during the lockdown which begins tonight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2020, 3:00 PM
Israel enters 3rd lockdown tonight

Israel enters 3rd lockdown tonight

Economy, education to face severe restrictions as Israel enters lockdown in bid to reduce coronavirus morbidity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2020, 8:04 AM
Third lockdown will cost Israel 5 billion shekels

Third lockdown will cost Israel 5 billion shekels

Bank of Israel estimates that upcoming nationwide lockdown will cost Israel roughly 2.5 billion shekels per week.David Rosenberg, 12/25/2020, 3:00 PM
Nearly half of Israelis oppose 3rd lockdown, new poll shows

Nearly half of Israelis oppose 3rd lockdown, new poll shows

Opposition to coronavirus lockdowns mounting, with Israelis now roughly evenly divided on the issue, new poll shows.David Rosenberg, 12/25/2020, 9:39 AM
Health Ministry: Lockdown may be longer than 2 weeks

Health Ministry: Lockdown may be longer than 2 weeks

Health Ministry Director-General Prof. Hezy Levy says ministry may seek to extend length of lockdown due to rising number of patients.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2020, 5:57 PM
Lifeline for parents: Studies as usual during lockdown

Lifeline for parents: Studies as usual during lockdown

Kindergartens and daycare centers, grades 1-4 and grades 11 and 12 will operate as usual. Grades 5-10 will end at 1 pm.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2020, 5:17 PM
Lockdown eased for Christians; prayer up to 100 people together

Lockdown eased for Christians; prayer up to 100 people together

Coronavirus Cabinet approves special reliefs for Christian houses of worship. Synagogues on Yom Kippur had much stricter restrictions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2020, 2:53 PM
Emergency council of senior physicians directs appeal to MKs against lockdown

Emergency council of senior physicians directs appeal to MKs against lockdown

Public Emergency Council for the Coronavirus Crisis: 'We state unequivocally that the closure is more harmful than beneficial.'Mordechai Sones, 12/24/2020, 1:17 PM