Auschwitz-to-Birkenau March Postponed Over Fear of Coronavirus

While the march itself is being postponed, the March of the Living organization will launch a campaign under the slogan: “Never Means Never.”

Palestinian Authority Rejects Israeli Shipment of COVID-19 Vaccine

The doses that were already transferred by Israel to the PA will be returned.

Scientists Discover New Coronavirus Similar to COVID-19 in Thailand

The researchers say it is impossible for the new virus to infect human cells because of differences in the spike protein.

Defense Minister Gantz Orders IDF to Prepare Field Hospital to Handle Overflow Coronavirus Patients

Preparations are expected to take several weeks. At present, there are 52,577 active cases of the coronavirus in Israel.

Italy Gambles its Economy Against Coronavirus Quarantine

The total number of infections in Italy rose to 7,375 from 5,883 on Sunday, and those who died from the virus skyrocketed from 133 to 366.

Health Ministry: 1,200 New COVID-19 Cases Diagnosed in 24 Hours

At least 4,170,593 Israelis have been inoculated with a third, booster shot of COVID-19 vaccine.

Israeli Cabinet Approves $7B ‘Safety Net’ Economic Rescue Program

Netanyahu: "The rescue plan is “comprehensive” and “unprecedented,” but there are still “holes in the net.”

Morocco Bans Arrivals for Next Two Weeks Due to Omicron

The new measure will be evaluated regularly and “adjustments” will be made “if necessary."

Knesset Committee Extends Corona Restrictions in Public Transport, Aviation

MK Iman Khatib-Yasin (Joint Arab List) said she would oppose extending transportation restrictions due to what is happening in the industry.

Cuomo Does About-Face on Lockdowns, Appoints Blue-Ribbon Commission to Resuscitate NY Economy

He observed that "too many essential products are made in China, [which] we must [produce] in the United States and even here in New York."

Report: Russia Will Vaccinate Minks to Prevent Coronavirus Mutations

“We have no intention of killing our mink because of Covid-19."

Watch: Mayor Bill de Blasio Says He Apologized to Haredi Leaders, Seeks ‘Positive Reset’

“That one night in Williamsburg I let my frustration and concern get away with me and I should have been more careful in my language."

90% of Seriously Ill Covid Patients in Israel Under 50 Not Vaccinated

Out of a total of 102 people in that age group who are seriously ill from Covid, 92 are unvaccinated.

Russia Bans Hadassah Clinic from Using Pfizer’s Vaccine

Hadassah Medical Moscow announced earlier that it was in talks with a number of companies on the supply of foreign COVID-19 vaccines to Russia.

Ohr Torah Stone Presents A Condensed Machzor for COVID-19 Communal Safety, Spirituality

"We pray that this machzor . . . helps those who will need to pray outdoors in the heat, and allows people to develop their relationship with God while wearing a mask and socially distancing."

First US-Israel Conference on Humanitarian Response to Covid-19 Held Next Monday

“Unfortunately, the Covid-19 crisis is here to stay, and therefore this dialogue is a unique opportunity for the NGOs to build up their impact on the field."

Israel Hits Lowest Number of COVID-19 Cases in 2 Months

A bit over half of the new cases, 1,349, were school children.

Half Million Israelis Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

In 9 days, more people have been vaccinated in Israel than have contracted the virus all year long.

And Who By a Plague: 41% of Corona Dead in Israel Were Unvaccinated

All of which means the vaccines work, go get vaccinated.

New House Bill Will Enhance US-Israel Fight Against COVID-19, Reduce Dependence on China

They also advocate inclusion of $12 million, matched by Israel, to fund new COVID-19 research partnerships in future legislation.

Update: Rabbi Dr. Abraham J. Twerski, Global Addiction Expert, Passes Away

Rabbi Twerski is survived by his second wife Dr. Gail Twerski, three sons, a daughter and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

IfNotNow Demands Israel Let Gazans In to Relieve Coronavirus ‘Catastrophe’

There isn't even one singular word of sympathy for their fellow Jews in Israel who are engaged in a battle for their lives even as we speak – nothing.

Experts Warn Against Unethical Application of Triage Rules in Coronavirus Emergencies

"Just because triage is correct under some circumstances does not mean that it is correct under all circumstances."

10 More Israelis Die from COVID-19, 99 Require Respirators

“The first step is the mask: This advanced technological device prevents morbidity. It is worn as it was just over a century ago; it prevents the disease."

Jordanian Court Jails Hospital Director Over COVID-19 Deaths Due to Lack of Oxygen

Public outrage over the deaths also led to the resignation of Jordan’s Health Minister, Nazir Obeidat.

124 North Tel Aviv Day Care Children Plus Their Parents Quarantined

Some of the parents are complaining that is unfair that they need to go into quarantine too, since they need to work.

Barkai Rabbinic Group Creates Volunteer Food Distribution for Home-Bound Israelis

The project involves more than 250 volunteers who deliver cooked meals to the elderly and other home-bound residents in each of Modiin’s 13 neighborhoods three times a week.

Israel Launches Cautionary Measures for New COVID-19 Variant B.1.1529

Incoming travelers who refuse to be checked will be obligated to undergo 14 days of isolation at the coronavirus hotel.

Doctors See ‘Significant Improvement’ in Condition of Likud MK David Bitan, Ill with COVID-19

“The MK is feeling well [and] he continues to be hospitalized in the coronavirus intensive care [unit]."

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