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Health Ministry: Green Pass, Purple Badge to be removed June 1

Health Ministry: Green Pass, Purple Badge to be removed June 1

Edelstein says restrictions will be lifted on June 1, as Health Ministry seeks to extend validity of "Coronavirus Law" to March 31, 2022.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2021 19:10
Israel, UAE sign Memorandum of Understanding on health cooperation

Israel, UAE sign Memorandum of Understanding on health cooperation

Under agreement, the countries will cooperate on global pandemics, cyber security, medical training, and many other aspects of public healthArutz Sheva Staff, 21/04/2021 18:48
'Gantz is committing a crime against Israelis' health'

'Gantz is committing a crime against Israelis' health'

Health Minister accuses Defense Minister of 'crime' against public's health, as government deadlock leaves vaccine payments frozen.Hezki Baruch, 12/04/2021 20:07
Health Minister rips Supreme Court ruling removing travel limits

Health Minister rips Supreme Court ruling removing travel limits

Israel isn't finished with the coronavirus yet, warns Yuli Edelstein, excoriating Supreme Court for striking down limits on air travel.David Rosenberg, 18/03/2021 16:33
'If we had opened the skies there would be 16,000 dead'

'If we had opened the skies there would be 16,000 dead'

Health Minister rejects calls to allow 4,000 Israelis to return daily to vote in the elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/03/2021 12:21
Health Minister Yuli Edelstein: Those uneasy with Pfizer deal need to 'take a chill pill'

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein: Those uneasy with Pfizer deal need to 'take a chill pill'

Minister says he won't recommend removal of the mask ordinance outdoors, blaming those who 'didn't get vaccinated and flout instructions.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/03/2021 11:55
PM Netanyahu: 'All adults can be vaccinated by end of April'

PM Netanyahu: 'All adults can be vaccinated by end of April'

At event marking five million people vaccinated, PM Netanyahu says Israel will lead exit from coronavirus pandemic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/03/2021 15:27
Edelstein: Coronavirus will stay with us for many years to come

Edelstein: Coronavirus will stay with us for many years to come

Health Minister optimistic that Israelis will be able to celebrate Passover with their extended families.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/03/2021 05:38
Edelstein: COVID guidelines can't succeed without public's help

Edelstein: COVID guidelines can't succeed without public's help

Health Minister said authorities were doing all they could to enforce COVID-19 guidelines but public needed to do their share.i24NEWS, 04/03/2021 21:17
Health Minister Yuli Edelstein: 70% of adult Israelis have been vaccinated

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein: 70% of adult Israelis have been vaccinated

Health Min. Edelstein warns of 'mass infection parties' on Purim, urges, 'guidelines were written with blood - keep them!'Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/02/2021 15:00
Edelstein: Saturday Night Live, anti-Semitism is not funny

Edelstein: Saturday Night Live, anti-Semitism is not funny

Health Minister rips popular comedy show after it aired a joke that suggested Israel is vaccinating only its Jewish citizens.Elad Benari, 22/02/2021 23:30
Yuli Edelstein: 'Anyone who celebrates too much on Purim will shut us in on Passover'

Yuli Edelstein: 'Anyone who celebrates too much on Purim will shut us in on Passover'

Health Ministry examining possible curfew over Purim, in last-ditch attempt to keep infection rates from skyrocketing after holiday.103FM, 22/02/2021 11:19
Netanyahu: The Green Pass is gradually opening the country

Netanyahu: The Green Pass is gradually opening the country

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Yuli Edelstein visit Petah Tikva gym ahead of the opening of the sector on Sunday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/02/2021 02:11
Yuli Edelstein: All schools will reopen on March 7

Yuli Edelstein: All schools will reopen on March 7

'It's very easy to be a hero and reopen all schools when you don't need to prioritize anything,' Health Min. Edelstein says.Hezki Baruch, 20/02/2021 23:15
Yuli Edelstein: 'Israel won't have mandatory vaccination'

Yuli Edelstein: 'Israel won't have mandatory vaccination'

'Vaccines won't be mandatory, but anyone who forges a vaccine certificate will go to jail,' Health Minister Yuli Edelstein warns.Ido Ben Porat, 18/02/2021 13:47
Health Minister: This is how we fight anti-vaccine fake news

Health Minister: This is how we fight anti-vaccine fake news

Minister Edelstein visits Sodastream plant where workers are receiving the coronavirus vaccine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/02/2021 17:11
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
Cultural institutions to open up next week

Cultural institutions to open up next week

Culture Minister Hili Tropper and Health Minister Yuli Edelstein agree to open Israel's cultural institutions next week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/02/2021 11:54
Netanyahu and Edelstein criticize vaccine refusers

Netanyahu and Edelstein criticize vaccine refusers

Health Minister in closed conversation: Those who are vaccinated will go to gyms, those who do not will go to the supermarket and pharmacy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/02/2021 06:10
New law would allow employers to bar unvaccinated workers

New law would allow employers to bar unvaccinated workers

Health Minister announces bill which will allow employers pressure workers to vaccinate, by preventing the unvaccinated from coming to work.David Rosenberg, 10/02/2021 14:27
Yuli Edelstein: Some schools will reopen on Tuesday

Yuli Edelstein: Some schools will reopen on Tuesday

Health Minister Edelstein says Israel may be headed for 'very problematic situation,' yet some schools may reopen this week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/02/2021 22:04
Netanyahu: Goal to vaccinate 90% of people over 50

Netanyahu: Goal to vaccinate 90% of people over 50

PM delivers update on fight against COVID pandemic. 'We are in middle of race between the vaccinations and the mutation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/02/2021 18:57
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
PM seeks to add 2 weeks to lockdown

PM seeks to add 2 weeks to lockdown

Prime Minister Netanyahu, Health Minister Yuli Edelstein visit Clalit clinic in Ar'ara, say Israel close to beating coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2021 19:14
Yuli Edelstein: 'Exiting lockdown now would be irresponsible'

Yuli Edelstein: 'Exiting lockdown now would be irresponsible'

Health Min. Edelstein warns infection rate 'refusing' to drop, average age of seriously ill coronavirus patients is getting younger.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2021 13:43
Health Minister considers making coronavirus vaccine available to everyone

Health Minister considers making coronavirus vaccine available to everyone

Health Minister considers expanding vaccination program - on one condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2021 08:33
Health Minister: We will need more life support machines if we don't vaccinate inmates

Health Minister: We will need more life support machines if we don't vaccinate inmates

Minister Edelstein says Prison Service will begin to provide vaccines to inmates next week, guidelines must be followed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/01/2021 19:36
'Human rights' groups demand Israel vaccinate inmates

'Human rights' groups demand Israel vaccinate inmates

While many Israelis have yet to receive their vaccination, human rights groups are demanding all prisoners are treated.ILTV, 12/01/2021 12:49
'Populists to blame for surge in coronavirus infections'

'Populists to blame for surge in coronavirus infections'

9,589 new infections diagnosed in a single day, with 7.6% of tests coming back positive.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/01/2021 11:46
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, 05/01/2021 18:43
'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, 05/01/2021 12:08
Edelstein stops allocation of vaccines to Ichilov Hospital

Edelstein stops allocation of vaccines to Ichilov Hospital

Move comes after the hospital vaccinated teachers in violation of guidelines. The hospital explains: We had leftover doses.Ben Ariel, 05/01/2021 03:33
'We're winning vaccine race, but losing the war to the mutation'

'We're winning vaccine race, but losing the war to the mutation'

1 out of 8 Israelis have received COVID vaccine, putting Israel far ahead of all other countries - yet infection rates continue to surge.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/01/2021 09:18
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, 03/01/2021 06:09
Health Minister ends mandatory hotel isolation for returnees

Health Minister ends mandatory hotel isolation for returnees

Under new guidelines, Israelis returning from abroad will be required to undergo COVID tests, isolate at home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/12/2020 16:01
Israel continues to lead world in Corona vaccinations

Israel continues to lead world in Corona vaccinations

A little over a week into the vaccination campaign about 379,000 Israelis vaccinated; 98,916 over the past day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/12/2020 09:12
Israeli technology to allow nationwide vaccine distribution

Israeli technology to allow nationwide vaccine distribution

Min of Health described how vaccine is repackaged and stored in temps of -2 degrees Celsius for access at any point in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/12/2020 22:20
280,000 people vaccinated in first week

280,000 people vaccinated in first week

Health Minister provides update on progress of vaccination campaign as Israel prepares to enter 3rd lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/12/2020 11:09
Vaccines on Shabbat? This is the position of Chief Rabbi David Lau

Vaccines on Shabbat? This is the position of Chief Rabbi David Lau

Chief Rabbi says permission to vaccinate in Shabbat will be considered when vaccinations are given in all hours of the day during the week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/12/2020 01:01
Edelstein: The Likud is my home and I will not leave it

Edelstein: The Likud is my home and I will not leave it

Health Minister stresses that he does not intend to leave the Likud like Ze'ev Elkin did.Hezki Baruch, 24/12/2020 05:00
Third lockdown is now inevitable, says Israeli Health Minister

Third lockdown is now inevitable, says Israeli Health Minister

'We wasted precious time, now the infection rate leaves us no choice but to impose a lockdown,' says Health Minister Yuli Edelstein.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/12/2020 14:57
'Esther was murdered with monstrous cruelty'

'Esther was murdered with monstrous cruelty'

52-year-old mother of six Esther Horgan, who was murdered by an Arab terrorist while jogging, will be laid to rest this morning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/12/2020 09:41
Health Minister: Spreaders of fake news have no conscience

Health Minister: Spreaders of fake news have no conscience

Edelstein promises: "We'll monitor everyone who gets the vaccine to make sure they're okay."Hezki Baruch, 16/12/2020 12:33
Health Minister Yuli Edelstein: 'We're going to shut stores again'

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein: 'We're going to shut stores again'

"Effects of vaccination program won't be felt till March. We're just a week away from harsher restrictions."Hezki Baruch, 15/12/2020 14:26
'A bad coalition is better than elections'

'A bad coalition is better than elections'

Edelstein believes vaccine campaign will be launched within week, and that government problems can be solved, even in current composition.Nitzan Kedar, 14/12/2020 19:51
Netanyahu to become first world leader to be vaccinated against coronavirus - on camera

Netanyahu to become first world leader to be vaccinated against coronavirus - on camera

"The dangers of not being vaccinated outweigh those of the vaccine; I'll be first, & I hope everyone will follow suit."Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/12/2020 21:08
PM: We will vaccinate 60,00 people a day starting Dec. 27

PM: We will vaccinate 60,00 people a day starting Dec. 27

Prime Minister Netanyahu, Health Minister Edelstein meet with HMO directors to prepare to distribute coronavirus vaccines.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2020 17:59
Will Netanyahu and Edelstein vaccinate before cameras?

Will Netanyahu and Edelstein vaccinate before cameras?

Prime Minister and Health Minister weigh vaccine photo-opportunity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/12/2020 17:34
'Form group of ministers working to regulate young communities by government decision'

'Form group of ministers working to regulate young communities by government decision'

Talia Sasson's report is worth a newspaper article because it never passed government decision, said Minister Yuli Edelstein tonight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/11/2020 21:43
Health Minister unveils reopening of tourism sector in Eilat

Health Minister unveils reopening of tourism sector in Eilat

'Finally, tourism has resumed in Israel.' Minister Yuli Edelstein marks reopening of Eilat's tourism sector, as pandemic continues.Hezki Baruch, 17/11/2020 11:01
Health Minister condemns leak of details of Pfizer vaccine deal

Health Minister condemns leak of details of Pfizer vaccine deal

"This is going to make it more difficult for us to reach deals with other companies," Edelstein fumed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/11/2020 16:08
Health Minister Yuli Edelstein: Night curfew being seriously discussed

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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2020 09:08
Israeli delegation heads to Czech Republic to provide COVID aid

Israeli delegation heads to Czech Republic to provide COVID aid

Delegation will include doctors from several hospitals & MDA paramedics.Hezki Baruch, 03/11/2020 09:38
Health Ministry to cut quarantine time down to 12 days

Health Ministry to cut quarantine time down to 12 days

Minister Yuli Edelstein orders Health Ministry to put together plan for reducing mandatory isolation period for possible carries to 12 days.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/11/2020 18:10
Edelstein vs Katz: You'll cause another lockdown

Edelstein vs Katz: You'll cause another lockdown

Health Minister says Finance Minister's call to open shops is reckless and irresponsible.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/11/2020 14:48
Edelstein: Opening up the entire economy? Populist discourse

Edelstein: Opening up the entire economy? Populist discourse

Health Minister: I'm tired of this discourse of hatred, let's stop blaming one another.Hezki Baruch, 01/11/2020 03:18
Finance Minister Yisrael Katz: 'Health Ministry detached from the people'

Finance Minister Yisrael Katz: 'Health Ministry detached from the people'

Minister Katz sharply attacks Health Ministry, that opposes opening businesses, ahead of Corona cabinet discussions. 'What's this insanity?'Mordechai Sones, 29/10/2020 08:56