The new Holocaust Survivor Vaccine Assistance Program is a one-time initiative to offer COVID-19 protection for survivors worldwide.
There has been concern that the government reopened the schools too soon due to public pressure.
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The project has already received a high volume of requests, and hundreds of individuals are expected to use the service in the next two weeks, while the lockdown is on.
Coronavirus antibodies were found in 5.5 percent of the population—far short of the figure required for “herd immunity,” according to the ministry.
“We are sealing our skies, except for limited exceptions, in order to prevent the entry of the virus mutations."
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"The State of Israel expects Israeli industry to solve these most complex challenges – mainly health and economic challenges. However, we will not be able to do so without the necessary assistance."
The carrot: “Those who get vaccinated will be able to go out and enjoy theater, movies, sports events, flights abroad, restaurants and more.”
"We do what we can, but these are really patients who, for the most part, we can't help, except for trying to keep them alive until the body does its thing."
Israel's Ultra-Orthodox are helping those in need during the coronavirus crisis.
The Corona cabinet is playing for time with these new restrictions.
The city with the largest number of coronavirus patients is Jerusalem, where 1,253 residents have been diagnosed, a 10% increase since Friday. Bnei Brak has 1,192 infections, up 12%.
Monday's announcement of additional funding came after UJA had pledged more than $23 million in immediate aid last week.
"We will have 1,600 patients in serious condition within three weeks if we don’t have new restrictions."
There are a shortage of respirators everywhere.
Rabbi Dov Singer is the senior dean of Yeshivat Makor Chaim, which was established in 1985 under the visionary leadership of Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz.
The accountant-general of the finance ministry attacked the health ministry, accusing it of serious irregularities in purchasing vaccines without signing proper agreements.
As of Sunday, the health ministry is updating the list of cities in the traffic light program twice a week instead of once.
"The police will conduct searches in all the arteries around the country, and will also employ mobile blockades to locate civilians who defy the regulations."
The planes flew over Poriah, Hadassah Ein Kerem, Hillel Yaffe and Laniado hospitals, and later over the beaches of Herzliya, Tel Aviv and Ashdod.
“Thirty-thousand employees took about 25 million people who flew to 200 different destinations from . . .the most alive place in the world there is."
Experts advising the Corona Cabinet say the situation in hospitals is not encouraging, and more restrictions are needed.
"We take this very seriously and DOH will be assisting State Police in a criminal investigation into this matter."
A third dose of the vaccine was approved at the start of August for Israelis ages 60 and up, but the eligibility age changed weekly.
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New rules are being put into effect to prevent further spread of the Coronavirus in the schools.
“We think we have figured out the winning formula and how to get efficacy that . . . is up there with everybody else."
Israel and the Netherlands have banned flights from the UK this weekend.
The Health Ministry says it is “in contact with all the international bodies and experts in Israel and abroad."
While the march itself is being postponed, the March of the Living organization will launch a campaign under the slogan: “Never Means Never.”
”Even if we’re far away from our students there’s no doubt that this remains an ultimate teaching moment.”