Netanyahu Sidesteps Coronavirus Again

Netanyahu was in the vicinity of Health Minister Yaakov Litzman.

Israeli Death Toll Reaches 36 as COVID-19 Cases Approach 7,000

The Health Ministry reports one out of every seven Israelis with the COVID-19 coronavirus is from Bnei Brak.

Pandemic Prompts Prayer at Home, Online Through America, According to Latest Pew Study

On a recent Wednesday morning, East Coast time, thousands of Orthodox Jews stopped what they were doing to recite a series of psalms all at the same time.

New Rochelle Young Israel Members Donate Blood Antibodies to Fight COVID-19

Antibody levels will be studied by medical professionals from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center.

Israeli Scientists Say Coronavirus Vaccine Could Be Ready for Human Trials by June

“We are in the final stages and within a few days we will hold the proteins – the active component of the vaccine.”

Mix-Up Leads to Wrong Coronavirus Funeral in New York

“I’m sorry,” he told the shocked family. “We took out the wrong casket. Please wait while I return this casket and bring out Mr. Grunwald.”

After Recovering from Coronavirus, Father and Son Return to Work at MDA

Menachem said that after being a patient himself his “outlook is completely different.”

Israel Successfully Raises $5 Billion in Largest Bond Issue Ever

Bank of America Securities, Barclays Bank, Goldman Sachs, and Citibank acted as underwriters for the issue.

HMO Head: 35% of Bnei Brak’s 200,000 Residents Have Contracted the Coronavirus

"Bnei Brak is a city with an unusually high percentage of adults in the population, and if we do not prepare, we'll find ourselves with a lot of dead people in Bnei Brak," Prof. Sa'ar warned.

I’m an Intensive Care Physician who Contracted Coronavirus

Could I actually have the virus? I’m supposed to be the one treating the sick, not the other way around.

Bar-Ilan to Test Autonomous Vehicle to Transport Coronavirus Patients

"We are proud to be at the forefront of research and technology in the field of autonomous travel and its adaptation to combat the coronavirus."

31 Deaths from Coronavirus in Israel, 11 Since Wednesday, 6,211 Sick

Approximately 8,000 tests for the coronavirus were run on Wednesday by MDA teams around Israel.

Minister Litzman Contracted COVID-19, Gerrer Rebbe, Belzer Rebbe, Mossad Chief Quarantined

It looks like Yaakov Litzman has functioned as the Typhoid Miriam of this pandemic, sending to quarantine many in Israel's political and communications leadership.

Florida Gov. Joins 30 States, Issues Lockdown Order

In New York City, the death toll has reached 1,139, with a total of 44,915 more people who are sick.

Netanyahu: ‘Please Wear Masks,’ Bnei Brak Closure, & Pesach Money for Families

"Each family with children under age 18 will receive NIS 500 per child, up to the fourth child. “Senior citizens will receive an additional NIS 500."

How the CARES Stimulus Act Can Financially Help You and Your Business

Watch (and read) an important webinar titled Navigating Regulatory Changes, covering the latest “CARES” stimulus act as well as other relief initiatives and how they affect you, your business or organization.

Israeli COVID-19 Death Toll Reaches 26, Confirmed Cases 6,092

The good news: at least 226 Israelis have recovered from the virus.

Israeli Defense Minister Confirms Unrestricted Entry of Hundreds from Pandemic Hot Spots

According to Defense Minister Naftali Bennett, his proposal to impose restrictions on arrivals from the U.S., Italy, Spain and France was turned down • Bennett for greater Israeli self-reliance in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

Who By Fire, Who By Water, Who By COVID-19, And Who Gets My Respirator?

I am not familiar, and neither is my rabbi, with a Jewish view that says an older person is deserving of a lesser medical or other attention than a younger person based on their age difference alone.

Where’s Waldo?

Here's to the crowded scenes of the future!

PA Deploys Troops in Eastern Jerusalem to Quell Spread of Coronavirus

The Palestinian Authority is worried that Arab residents from Jerusalem will infect Arab residents of the PA.

IDF Converts Armored Vehicle Assembly Lines to Make Medical Equipment

Israeli Defense Ministry’s Tank Rehabilitation and Maintenance Center is churning out 1,400 pairs of protective goggles a day • “We are working at full strength to find creative solutions that will save lives,” says Maintenance Center commander Col. Udi Amira.

NYC Hospitals Collapsing Under COVID-19 Burden As Death Toll Reaches 1,100

In Israel, 233 more coronavirus patients were recorded overnight Wednesday, raising the total to 5,591, with 21 dead.

IDF Chief of Staff Tests Negative for Coronavirus; Israeli Scientists Progress Toward Vaccine

While preparations for an exit from the Corona-related lockdown after the Passover holiday were underway one localized flare-up would torpedo all efforts.

Cremation of Argentina’s Jewish Coronavirus Victim Sparks Concerns

Orthodox Rabbi Kenneth Brander, the dean of the Israel’s Ohr Torah Stone network of institutions, said while cremation is normally considered a “desecration” in Judaism, if it helps save a life during this time it would be “a mitzvah that the deceased is doing posthumously.”

20 Dead, 5,358 Sick: COVID-19 Tightens Grip on Jewish State

On the bright side, 224 patients have recovered from the virus.

CNN Anchor Chris Cuomo, Brother of NY Gov Andrew Cuomo, Has COVID-19

The network said he is feeling well and will continue to anchor his 9 pm program from his home.

MDA Drive-in COVID-19 Testing Program Launches Site for Bnei Brak Residents

"We urge anyone who has symptoms during the isolation to contact MDA 101 Hotline."

As Corona Advances Through Efrat, Residents Buckle Down on Individual Home Fronts

The first group were infected by one person during the Purim Megillah reading, the next day, 17 people had Purim seudah with that person, then on Shabbat, that group split up into different minyanim...


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