All New York Schools Closed Till Summer — Maybe Longer

"The number that I watch every day which is the worst is the number of deaths. That number has remained obnoxiously, terrifying, high."

WATCH: The Busiest is Now Bleakest at Ben Gurion Intl Airport After COVID-19

“Thirty-thousand employees took about 25 million people who flew to 200 different destinations from . . .the most alive place in the world there is."

Judge in Tel Aviv Magistrate’s Court Diagnosed with COVID-19

Anyone who was in the Tel Aviv Magistrate's Courtroom with the judge during the two weeks prior to June 17 should contact the Health Ministry.
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WATCH: Coronavirus, an Arab Doctor, Bnei Brak, and a Sefer Torah

Dr. Abed Zachalka from the Mayanei HaYeshua hospital in ultra-orthodox city of Bnei Brak had the privilege to bring in a Sefer Torah into the Coronavirus wing of the hospital last week.

New York Health Dept. Finds Seniors at Greater Risk of Dying from COVID-19

By the end of the day Monday, Cuomo reported a total of 130,689 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and a death toll of 4,758 statewide.

COVID-19 Returns, May Be Mutating in Northeastern China

Patients in northeastern China are carrying the virus for a longer period and taking longer to recover as defined by a negative nucleic acid test.

New International Mental Health Service for Coronavirus First Responders and Health Workers

The program pairs psychologists and therapists who are part of the PCRU in Israel with frontline workers in the US for a completely anonymous and free session.

Netanyahu Announces Plan to Flatten the Curve, Avoid General Lockdown

"The alternative to the steps that we take today – is much harsher steps tomorrow."

Israeli Cabinet Mulls Full COVID-19 Lockdown on Seder Night

As of Sunday night, 8,430 Israelis had tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus; 139 are in critical condition, and 49 Israelis have died of the virus.

Israel Extends COVID-19 Travel Restrictions until August 1

The ban on foreigners arriving at Ben-Gurion International Airport—and requirement for Israelis returning from abroad to self-quarantine for 14 days—was scheduled to expire on July 1• Meanwhile, many airlines have resumed flights to and from Tel Aviv.

TAU Scientist Awarded U.S. Patent for Novel Coronavirus Vaccine Design

The patent, approved in March, covers a vaccine that targets the most vulnerable point in a coronavirus’s structure, through which it penetrates human cells

Fully Recovered from Coronavirus, United Hatzalah’s Eli Beer Donates Plasma

“I was made aware that I could donate plasma and that this would help save the lives of others who are suffering from this terrible disease,” Beer said on Sunday.

‘Changing All Life in Israel:’ Israel Prepares for Major Coronavirus Outbreak, Introduces New Entry...

70,000 Israelis are currently quarantined with over 50,000 of those returning from trips to Europe.

‘Celebrate Israel’ New York Parade Canceled, Potentially Replaced by Virtual Event

“It’s not a happy announcement, but it’s one we have to make,” said New York Mayor Bill de Blasio.

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.

Illinois’ Jewish Governor Condemns Nazi Slogan at Anti Coronavirus-Shutdown Protest

The Nazi jab was clearly aimed at the governor's Jewish heritage, although the woman who carried the sign told reporters she had many Jewish friends.

Israir, Arkia Suspend International Flights

The move follows a decision by Israel to impose a 14-day home quarantine on every person arriving in the Jewish State.

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.

Update on Non-Citizens Who Will be Allowed into Israel

Israel has updated and clarified which non-citizens will and will not be allowed into Israel.

AIPAC Convention Attendee Tests Positive in LA

Two other attendees who tested positive were from New York, and were immediately isolated.

Bus Passengers in Quarantine, After Passenger Tested Positive for Coronavirus

The passenger was informed after the bus ride that he tested positive.

Pray for United Hatzalah Founder Eliezer Yehuda ben Chaya

"I am strong because I know I have an amazing family that loves me. We have a huge family in United Hatzalah and I know how much they need me to be healthy."

After Freezing Ties with Israel, PA Fears Facing COVID-19 Pandemic Alone

Following the sharp rise in the number of cases in the PA, the PA announced the return to a total lockdown throughout the areas under its control .

High Court: Employers Not Required to Pay for Coronavirus Isolation

Head of Public Health Services Sadecki faced harsh criticism over the past few months for essentially winging it when it came to setting policy, often without scientific basis.

B&H Photo Lays Off 400 Employees, ‘Waited as Long as Possible’

"With the spread of this pandemic, we want you to know that there is no higher priority for us than the safety of our team and community."

Israeli from Diamond Princess Cruise Ship Found Positive for COVID-19

The tests from the other passengers who returned from the ship docked in the port off Yokohama, Japan came back with negative findings.
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MDA Personnel Prepare to Treat Israelis from ‘Corona Ship’ Diamond Princess

"We are working in full coordination and cooperation with the Health and Foreign Ministries, the Airport Authority and the Sheba hospital in Tel Hashomer."

8 Israelis Dead as Number of Infections Rises to 2,666

The highest casualty rate was recorded in San Marino, with 619 dead per 1 million. With a population of 33,400, San Marino has 208 cases, with 21 dead.

Chief Rabbi: Quarantined Patients Should Read the Megillah Aloud for Themselves

"Women are obligated to hear the Megillah reading just like men, which is why a woman under quarantine should be provided with access to a Megillah reading like a man," Rabbi Lau said.

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