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Coronavirus claims 3rd victim in Israel, an 87-year-old man from Jerusalem

Coronavirus claims 3rd victim in Israel, an 87-year-old man from Jerusalem

Elderly patient was also suffering from diabetes and dementia, hospital says; he is second victim of virus from Nofim Tower sheltered living center   Jerusalem’s… Read More ›

Trump says National Guard will be activated in California, New York, and Washington state for coronavirus aid

Trump says National Guard will be activated in California, New York, and Washington state for coronavirus aid

  President Donald Trump announced that additional US National Guard forces will be activated in California, New York, and Washington to assist the hardest-hit states… Read More ›

Netanyahu offers to step down next year in unity deal

Netanyahu offers to step down next year in unity deal

In an interview with Channel 12, PM called on an ’emergency’ unity government with Blue & White headed by Benny Gantz, who Netanyahu says would… Read More ›

Israel approaches 1,000-patient mark as lockdown rules set to come into effect

Israel approaches 1,000-patient mark as lockdown rules set to come into effect

Ministers update emergency regulations, which will be implemented at 8 a.m.; open-air markets to remain open for now; third minister quarantined after exposure to virus… Read More ›

African countries shut doors against Europe, America to combat coronavirus

African countries shut doors against Europe, America to combat coronavirus

Lagos, Nigeria – Africa has so far recorded relatively few coronavirus cases compared to the rest of the world, but governments across the continent are… Read More ›

French Jewish Leader in Serious Condition

French Jewish Leader in Serious Condition

PARIS (JTA) – The president of the Jewish community of the French region of Alsace and of the city of Strasbourg, Maurice Dahan, is infected… Read More ›

CLOSED!! Home of Rav Chaim Kanievsky Shlita

CLOSED!! Home of Rav Chaim Kanievsky Shlita

Due to the rise in concern about the spread of the Corona virus, family members announced that, at least until the next week, Rav Chaim… Read More ›

First Lady Pushes Back Against Critics Of Her Tennis Tweet

First Lady Pushes Back Against Critics Of Her Tennis Tweet

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Melania Trump pushed back Saturday after photos she tweeted of herself overseeing a White House construction project generated an… Read More ›

Coronavirus quarantine hotel collapses in China, trapping 70 people

Coronavirus quarantine hotel collapses in China, trapping 70 people

Shanghai – Search and rescue efforts continued Sunday after a hotel collapsed in southeastern China on Saturday, trapping about 70 people, officials in the city… Read More ›

Maccabi Tel Aviv plays in front of fans after Spain trip, violating virus rules

Maccabi Tel Aviv plays in front of fans after Spain trip, violating virus rules

Basketball team takes to court with hundreds watching; claims Health Ministry didn’t say couldn’t play after returning 10 days ago from Spain which is under… Read More ›

Under pressure, Michael Bloomberg faces a new court challenge to his company’s use of non-disclosure agreements in discrimination cases

Under pressure, Michael Bloomberg faces a new court challenge to his company’s use of non-disclosure agreements in discrimination cases

  A former Bloomberg LP employee who allegedly experienced discrimination at the company asked a New York Supreme Court judge last month to invalidate not… Read More ›

A beleaguered AIPAC looks to prove it’s a home for progressives

A beleaguered AIPAC looks to prove it’s a home for progressives

After Sanders and other Democrats decline to speak at annual conference kicking off Sunday, the powerful lobby sets out to showcase bipartisanship   WASHINGTON —… Read More ›

Netanyahu still ‘King Bibi’ on Israel’s margins

Netanyahu still ‘King Bibi’ on Israel’s margins

Even after two inconclusive elections and despite ongoing legal tribulations, the veteran leader remains the champion of the lower middle classes At Ramla market, on… Read More ›

Foreign minister condemns Sanders’s ‘shocking’ comment on US embassy

Foreign minister condemns Sanders’s ‘shocking’ comment on US embassy

After Democratic front-runner says he’ll weigh moving mission from Jerusalem, Israel Katz says ‘people who very much support Israel will not tend to support him’… Read More ›

Wanted: A smart way to starve terrorist funding

Wanted: A smart way to starve terrorist funding

Opinion: The law to deduct stipends paid to terrorists from the tax revenue transferred to the PA has not had any impact on their allowances,… Read More ›

Thailand unhappy with Israel’s entry ban over virus concerns

Thailand unhappy with Israel’s entry ban over virus concerns

Country’s ambassador i­n Tel Aviv asks Israeli government to rethink its policy of refusing entry to anyone arriving from 4 East Asian countries, saying the… Read More ›

PM says he’s lifted freeze to build Givat Hamatos neighborhood in East Jerusalem

PM says he’s lifted freeze to build Givat Hamatos neighborhood in East Jerusalem

11 days before election, Netanyahu announces approval for 3,000 homes for Jews in project that would cut off Palestinian areas in capital from West Bank… Read More ›

Israel bans foreigners coming from East Asian countries over virus fears

Israel bans foreigners coming from East Asian countries over virus fears

Directive applies to travelers from Thailand, Hong Kong, Macau and Singapore; Foreign Ministry frets over diplomatic fallout from stringent measures to prevent outbreak   As… Read More ›

Israeli water tech company pilots clean water project in Gaza Strip

Israeli water tech company pilots clean water project in Gaza Strip

The Coordination and Liaison Administration said the program is part of a policy that seeks to prevent any further deterioration of the humanitarian crisis in… Read More ›

UN publishes blacklist of companies with ties to Israeli settlements

UN publishes blacklist of companies with ties to Israeli settlements

Companies were not given any notice that the list was coming out today.   The United Nations human rights office on Wednesday issued a report… Read More ›