Israel’s Health Minister Says 90 Percent of Those Over 50 are ‘Vaccinated or Recovered’

Yuli Edelstein announces the good news, while his deputy warns about the climbing reproduction rate.

Jerusalem Police Officer Attacked, Wounded in Arab Neighborhood

The officer sustained a head injury. He was taken to a Jerusalem hospital for treatment.

Suspected Terror Stabbing Attack in Vetlanda, Sweden

"These are terrible events. My thoughts go to the victims and their relatives."

US Says Israel-Saudi Peace still a Goal, but Riyadh Must Respect American Values

Going forward, the kingdom’s actions will determine how much of the two countries’ “ambitious” shared agenda can be achieved.

First Time: Kosher Scotch Whisky Scoops Major Industry Award

“This award is the culmination of several years’ work, creating a high-quality Scotch that is truly unique. . .a wine-finished whisky that happens to be kosher."

1,800 Former Israeli Generals, Service Members Urge Biden Not to Return to JCPOA

The 2015 Iran deal poses an “existential threat to the Jewish state” and returning to it would push Israel and its Sunni allies into a “dangerous corner,” potentially igniting a nuclear arms race, warns Habithonistim group.

No Corona? Israelis Party Hearty for Purim in Yafo Ahead of Night Curfew

“There’s no corona, the corona is ended,” sang one partygoer.

Into the Future: Tel Aviv University Launches New Artificial-Intelligence Center

“The AI revolution is expected to impact our way of life in every aspect,” from drug development to security systems, robotics and even social issues,” said Professor Meir Feder, who will head the center.

ZOA Denounces Selection of Betty McCollum as Chair of House Defense Committee

BDS Betty has accused Israel of “apartheid” and was one of the few members of Congress to vote against the Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act of 2006, which aimed to curb and defund Hamas.

Israel’s Mobileye, France’s Transdev ATS Team Up to Deploy Autonomous Shuttles by 2023

The three companies will initially test vehicles on roadways in France and Israel, aiming to ready technology designs for production by 2022.

UAE to Increase Investment in Israel’s Private Sector

The Abu Dhabi Investment Office hails the opening of its Tel Aviv mission as “a significant milestone on a journey to advance collaboration between our two markets in pursuit of solutions that can benefit the wider region.”

Israel’s Defense Ministry Buys New Choppers for the IAF

"The new helicopter is adapted to the operational requirements and to the challenges of the changing battlefield.”

Kaplan Hospital Closes Coronavirus Ward, But Warns Against Complacency

"The disease is continuing to affect us . . . this wave is especially affecting young people."

3 Infants Hospitalized with COVID-19 in Ashkelon

Two of the infants are one month old. The third is just 16 days old.

105-Year-Old IAF Founding Member Promoted to Colonel

In January 1948, Ziloni negotiated the purchase of 21 single-engine, lightweight Auster planes from the British.

PA’s ‘Freedom of Opinion Order’ is Expected to Lead to Release of Hamas Operatives...

Mahmoud Abbas may start releasing his political opponents and critics from jail to promote a climate of public liberty before the elections.

Israeli Nanosatellite Hitches Ride on NASA Rocket to International Space Station

“We have joined the ‘Civil Space Revolution’ called New Space, in which, unlike the Old Space, not only giant companies with huge budgets and large teams of engineers can build and launch satellites,” said Professor Colin Price.

UAE Donates 20,000 Doses of Russia’s Sputnik V Coronavirus Vaccine to Gaza

“We hope the vaccines will be allocated to medical teams fighting the epidemic head on and heroically, as well as to the groups that most seriously need it.”

Jewish Disability, Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Month Celebrated with $1,000 Design Contest

The contest is really intended to "encourage the next generation of Jewish leaders to be thoughtful, sympathetic and to see the world through the eyes of others."

IDF Lifts COVID-19 Lockdown for Most Units

About 50% of all IDF soldiers received the second Pfizer-developed dose at least a week ago.

UK’s Prince Philip, 99, Hospitalized as ‘Precautionary Measure’

The palace source said the prince is “in good spirits” and is expected to remain in hospital for a few days of “observation and rest.”

1,000 Doses of Russia’s Sputnik Vaccine Transferred to Gaza

One thousand doses of the Russian-developed Sputnik-V coronavirus vaccine were delivered to Gaza via the Israeli land crossing.

Iran Denounces Dissident Judoka for Competing in Israel

“I apologize to the families of the martyrs and the Iranian people ... and am ashamed that a foolish athlete who only considers his personal interests traveled to Tel Aviv,” says the head of the Iranian Judo Association about Saeid Mollaei, now a Mongolian citizen.

Netanyahu Announces Talks to Open Local Pfizer, Moderna Vaccine Production Facilities

“I am negotiating with them to build two factories in Israel, making us a global center in the fight against COVID-19.”

IAF Launches Surprise Drill to ‘Improve Readiness for Combat in Northern Arena’

The surprise drill will focus on maintaining air superiority, protecting the country’s skies, as well as attacking and gathering intelligence.

Israeli Air Force Strikes Target in Syria Again, Syrian State Media Reports

A military source told SANA that the attack came from the direction of the Golan, “targeting some targets in the vicinity of Damascus.”

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