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Gilad Erdan Appointed As Next Israeli Ambassador To Both US, UN

Gilad Erdan Appointed As Next Israeli Ambassador To Both US, UN

  WASHINGTON (JTA) — Gilad Erdan, currently Israel’s public security minister, will serve simultaneously as the nation’s ambassador to Washington and the United Nations, Prime… Read More ›

China hits back at so-called coronavirus ‘lies’ by US politicians as war of words escalates

China hits back at so-called coronavirus ‘lies’ by US politicians as war of words escalates

China has struck back at what it calls “24 lies” by US politicians in the most sweeping and detailed rebuke yet of accusations over its… Read More ›

Trump officials try to enlist foreign allies in pressure campaign against China over coronavirus response

Trump officials try to enlist foreign allies in pressure campaign against China over coronavirus response

Washington – With the general election just six months away, and the global economy in shambles because of the coronavirus, there is increasing urgency inside… Read More ›

Israel’s coronavirus death toll up to 229, with 16,185 confirmed cases

Israel’s coronavirus death toll up to 229, with 16,185 confirmed cases

The Health Ministry says the latest COVID-19 fatality is a 97-year-old man who contracted the virus at a nursing home in Bnei Brak and passed… Read More ›

Nearly 70 Dead In ‘Horrific’ Outbreak At Veterans Home

Nearly 70 Dead In ‘Horrific’ Outbreak At Veterans Home

  BOSTON (AP) – Nearly 70 residents sickened with the coronavirus have died at a Massachusetts home for aging veterans, as state and federal officials… Read More ›

A Paris Chef Is Making Mouthwatering Kosher Meals For Jewish Doctors And Nurses — For Free

A Paris Chef Is Making Mouthwatering Kosher Meals For Jewish Doctors And Nurses — For Free

  PARIS (JTA) – When she’s not busy with her four kids, Ellie Balouka can usually be found in her kitchen at home in Paris,… Read More ›

Deaths spiked as Covid-19 spread in March and April, new analysis finds

Deaths spiked as Covid-19 spread in March and April, new analysis finds

  Deaths across America spiked as Covid-19 began its spread, and many were never attributed to the new coronavirus, researchers reported Monday. “Notable increases” in… Read More ›

‘Gift of Life’ founder Rabbi Haber passes away at age 55 due to COVID-19

‘Gift of Life’ founder Rabbi Haber passes away at age 55 due to COVID-19

‘He touched all our hearts with extraordinary modesty and humanity. His wisdom and his love of people were a symbol for the man himself and… Read More ›

Israel must follow three rules to prevent more virus outbreaks

Israel must follow three rules to prevent more virus outbreaks

Opinion: As the economy gradually resumes its activity, epidemiological investigations and isolation, tackling virus hot spots and protecting at-risk populations are crucial to making sure… Read More ›

Coronavirus testing expected to increase, diversify by mid-May

Coronavirus testing expected to increase, diversify by mid-May

Bennett: ‘Exit strategy based on faulty estimation of sick’   The government’s path to exit the nationwide lockdown is based on a faulty estimation of… Read More ›

New York To Require Face Coverings In Busy Public Places

New York To Require Face Coverings In Busy Public Places

  NEW YORK (AP) — New York residents will be required to wear face coverings anytime they come into close contact with other people outside… Read More ›

Lawmaker: Trump Officials Want Delay In Census Due To Virus

Lawmaker: Trump Officials Want Delay In Census Due To Virus

  ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Trump administration wants to delay deadlines for the 2020 census because of the coronavirus outbreak, a move that if… Read More ›

Trump lashes out in grievance-filled briefing claiming ‘total’ authority as president

Trump lashes out in grievance-filled briefing claiming ‘total’ authority as president

President Donald Trump lashed out at criticism of his handling of the coronavirus crisis during a grievance-fueled appearance from the White House that featured a… Read More ›

Can We Listen to Music Now?

Can We Listen to Music Now?

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times “Hey, I thought you are keeping the first Zman.” “I am.” “So, you can’t listen… Read More ›

Israel’s Defense Minister And Senior Health Officials Criticize Israel’s Sweeping Lockdown, Call For More Tests

Israel’s Defense Minister And Senior Health Officials Criticize Israel’s Sweeping Lockdown, Call For More Tests

JERUSALEM — Senior officials in Israel continue to criticize the Health Ministry’s policy of imposing sweeping isolation on the entire country while minimizing the importance… Read More ›

3 nurses in the UK forced to wear trash bags instead of real protective gear have tested positive for the coronavirus

3 nurses in the UK forced to wear trash bags instead of real protective gear have tested positive for the coronavirus

  Three UK nurses forced to wear bin bags because of a lack of protective equipment for front-line medical workers during the coronavirus crisis have… Read More ›

Cry for the people of Bnei Brak, whose leaders let them down

Cry for the people of Bnei Brak, whose leaders let them down

Opinion: The officials running the ultra-Orthodox city betrayed their community by blocking them from vital information, ignoring practical problems of maintaining quarantine and themselves violating… Read More ›

Trump Warns Iran Against Attacking US Troops In Iraq

Trump Warns Iran Against Attacking US Troops In Iraq

  President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Wednesday, April 1, 2020, in Washington,… Read More ›

Uber promised to pay drivers who couldn’t work because of the coronavirus. But drivers say Uber has been closing their accounts after they seek sick pay, and then ignoring or rejecting their claims.

Uber promised to pay drivers who couldn’t work because of the coronavirus. But drivers say Uber has been closing their accounts after they seek sick pay, and then ignoring or rejecting their claims.

  Uber promised financial assistance to drivers forced off the road by the coronavirus, but even some who appear to meet its strict eligibility criteria have been… Read More ›

Why has Health Ministry failed to prepare for coronavirus?

Why has Health Ministry failed to prepare for coronavirus?

Opinion: Despite early reports from China that many of those infected would require respiratory assistance, it has emerged that Israeli officials did not even know… Read More ›