Bat Yam Mayor Prepares to Vaccinate Kids in City Schools; 3 Israelis Died in...

In Bat Yam, Mayor Tzvika Brot ordered schools in his city on Thursday to prepare to vaccinate their students.

Merav Michaeli: 400 Inspectors Will Enforce Mask Mandates on Buses

The Israeli government has also announced that there will be greater enforcement of indoor mask mandates in place for public spaces.

Israeli Senior Citizens to Start Receiving Third Jab to Fight COVID-19 on Aug. 1

“Our strategy is clear: To safeguard life, and to safeguard daily routine in the State of Israel.”

COVID-19 Kills 3 Israelis on Wednesday, 7 in a Week

On Thursday morning, there were 15,292 active cases of the virus in the Jewish State.

Israel Approves Third ‘Booster’ Shot of COVID-19 Vaccine for Ages 60 and Up

Israel is the first nation in the world to legalize and encourage administration of a third dose of vaccine.

WATCH: New York City Mayor de Blasio Bribes Residents to Vaccinate Against COVID-19

"We'll say thank you . . . and here’s a hundred dollars to thank you for doing the right thing and to encourage people."

New Israeli Cases of COVID-19 Top 2,000, First Time Since March

At least 203 of the newest cases of COVID-19 were those of Israeli travelers who returned from abroad over the past ten days.

Israel Approves COVID-19 Rapid (Antigen) Tests, Home Tests

Antigen tests are not valid for use at border crossings or flights; only PCR test results are accepted by border and aviation personnel in Israel. They are also not accepted at "Pass Only" events.

Health Ministry Approves COVID-19 Vaccine for At-Risk Children Ages 5 and up

The recommendation for approval is individual and relates solely to specific patients, according to their medical and personal circumstances.

Ukraine, Israel, Agree on Corona Certificates to Facilitate Free Travel Come Rosh Hashanah

"The draft agreement was submitted by the Israeli side for approval in May and is in fact fully processed," the ambassador said.

Health, Education Ministries Disagree on COVID-19 Guidelines, Morbidity Still Skyrocketing

"There is a dramatic rise in the number of confirmed cases among those returning from abroad. Almost 80 percent are vaccinated."

Hadassah Sacks Prof. Zeev Rotstein

The Hadassah board's claim that the sacked CEO failed to rescue the hospital from its financial crisis is dubious, considering the year of the pandemic.

Report: PM, Education Minister Clash over Vaccinating Schoolchildren

Shasha Bitton denied the clash story, but confirmed that she opposes vaccinations in the schools.

201 Israelis Hospitalized with COVID-19. Serious Cases Doubled in Past 10 Days

The Health Ministry reports that the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is only 39 percent effective against the Delta variant of the virus.

Lapid-Bennett Blackmailed into Appointing Anti-Vax Minister

Why did I digress from the story of the MK who threatened to smash the coalition if he doesn't become a minister to the Bennett speech? Oh, you'll love it.

ZOOG: Prescription for Grandparents & Kids in the Pandemic Era

"This is an amazing tool for children: my kid won’t read from a book, but if I give him a PHONE. . ."

Israel Resurrects COVID-19 Green Pass, BGI Airport Plans

Effective Sunday, August 8, 2021, the cost of tests for people who have not been, but can be vaccinated will be the responsibility of those being tested.

Green Pass Returns, Booster Shot Mulled as COVID-19 Delta Variant Gallops Through Israel

"The vaccines work. Are they perfect? No, against the Delta mutation they alone are not enough; this is the problem."

Report: Delta Variant to Take Over Ukraine by Rosh Hashanah

Last September there were reports of at least six Breslov Chassidim who made it past the border lockdown and reached Uman only to contract the virus.

British PM, FM Quarantined, Jewish School Returns to Remote Learning Due to Spiking COVID-19

Parents were told that the Borehamwood secondary school would switch to remote learning for the remainder of this semester.

COVID-19 Diagnosed at Tokyo’s Olympic Village, Israelis Urged Not to Travel Abroad

Two athletes and a 'video analyzer' received positive results on a routine COVID-19 test -- the first to test positive at the Games.

Bennett Debating Tightened Enforcement of Coronavirus Directives

"Our goal is to determine logical directives, alongside aggressive and efficient enforcement against violators."

Holiday Lockdown Looms with Israel’s Climbing COVID Numbers

"Together, the government and the public, we can beat the Delta variant without lockdowns if we all harness ourselves today with determination, immediately."

Traveling to Israel This Summer? Read This First.

Traveling to the Jewish State with a family member or partner? Each person must still fill out their own request for entry, with all the paperwork attached.

Muslim Employees Sue Mount Sinai for Tampering with their Beards while Leaving Orthodox Jews...

The suit alleges religious discrimination in violation of State and City Human Rights Law, and cites Cohen's “failure to engage in a cooperative dialogue.”

Health Ministry Data Show Corona Vaccinations Reduce Serious Illness by Half

From the moment one gets a negative result for the second test, one can exit the one-week isolation, no need to wait for an SMS from the health ministry.

Study: COVID-19 Antibodies Rise Quicker in Men, Stronger in Women

Scientists also found the immune response of those who received two doses of the vaccine is much stronger than in people who have recovered from COVID-19.

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