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Omicron variant could outcompete Delta, disease expert says

Omicron variant could outcompete Delta, disease expert says

Puren said it was too early to say whether Omicron was displacing Delta in South Africa, since local scientists have only produced 87 sequences of… Read More ›

Worried about COVID tracing? Shin Bet already knows everything about you

Worried about COVID tracing? Shin Bet already knows everything about you

Opinion: The decision by the ‘government of change’ to bring back surveillance tech to track civilians in the battle against pandemic is a blatant violation… Read More ›

Killing of top scientist didn’t slow Iran’s nuke work, official tells Israeli TV

Killing of top scientist didn’t slow Iran’s nuke work, official tells Israeli TV

As nuclear talks resume in Vienna, official says Israel pushing for ‘upgraded agreement’ to restrict Tehran’s nuclear program along with development of ‘significant attack plan’… Read More ›

CNN Suspends Chris Cuomo For Helping Brother In Scandal

CNN Suspends Chris Cuomo For Helping Brother In Scandal

  NEW YORK (AP) — CNN indefinitely suspended anchor Chris Cuomo on Tuesday after details emerged about how he helped his brother, former New York… Read More ›

CDC moves an African nation and a central European country into its ‘very high’ risk travel category

CDC moves an African nation and a central European country into its ‘very high’ risk travel category

  The central European country of Poland and the central African nation of Niger were among four new additions to the US Centers for Disease… Read More ›

Netanyahu trial: Court rejects press expulsion for Hefetz cross-examination

Netanyahu trial: Court rejects press expulsion for Hefetz cross-examination

Members of the media also united together to oppose the prosecution’s motion to expel them, emphasizing the importance of freedom of speech and freedom of… Read More ›

Senior health official claims COVID cases in South Africa multiply every 3 days

Senior health official claims COVID cases in South Africa multiply every 3 days

Head of Public Health Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis tells Knesset panel new Omicron variant has abundance of mutations strategically placed to cause extensive contagion; meanwhile, tally… Read More ›

Countering Europeans, Iran makes maximalist demands as Vienna nuclear talks open

Countering Europeans, Iran makes maximalist demands as Vienna nuclear talks open

Iran’s top negotiator and civilian nuclear chief both indicate nothing has been agreed on, previous rounds of nuclear talks can be renegotiated   TEHRAN, Iran… Read More ›

VICIOUS: Refusing to Apologize for Anti-Semitic Views, Ilhan Omar Hangs up on Boebert

VICIOUS: Refusing to Apologize for Anti-Semitic Views, Ilhan Omar Hangs up on Boebert

WASHINGTON (VINnews) — Ilhan Omar, anti-semitic member of the socialist “Squad”, refused to accept an apology from Congresswoman Lauren Boebert. In fact, Omar hung up… Read More ›

Coronavirus variants: Here’s what we know

Coronavirus variants: Here’s what we know

  Omicron, the newest coronavirus variant, is also the quickest to be labeled a “variant of concern” by the World Health Organization because of its… Read More ›

COVID: Increase in cases in Israel unlikely caused by Omicron – experts

COVID: Increase in cases in Israel unlikely caused by Omicron – experts

As of Sunday, only two people infected with Omicron had been identified in the country. Another 12 cases were under investigation.   The increase in… Read More ›

Omicron arrival spells trouble and Israel must be ready

Omicron arrival spells trouble and Israel must be ready

Opinion: While the effects of the new COVID variant remain somewhat of a question mark, the government must not settle for minor restrictions and cancel… Read More ›

Slamming the door on Omicron, Israel closes its borders to tourists

Slamming the door on Omicron, Israel closes its borders to tourists

As new restrictions take effect, all Israelis returning to country are now required to immediately enter quarantine until confirmed virus-free by twin PCR tests  … Read More ›

Vizhnitzer Rebbe: Give Up Your Kosher Smartphones

Vizhnitzer Rebbe: Give Up Your Kosher Smartphones

  BNEI BRAK  — This past Shabbos, the Vizhnitzer Rebbe, HaRav Yisrael Hager shlit”a, spoke passionately to his followers, and implored them to accept a… Read More ›

Omicron variant puts world in a ‘race against time’, says EU Commission President

Omicron variant puts world in a ‘race against time’, says EU Commission President

The world is in a “race against time” with the Omicron coronavirus variant, said European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Sunday, warning during… Read More ›

Fmr. Iranian nuclear head hints Fakhrizadeh worked on nuclear weapons

Fmr. Iranian nuclear head hints Fakhrizadeh worked on nuclear weapons

A former AEOI head hinted Iranian nuclear scientist Fakhrizadeh had worked on a nuclear weapons program, despite earlier denials.   A former head of Iran’s… Read More ›

EU envoy warns time running out on two-state solution

EU envoy warns time running out on two-state solution

In-depth: Sven Kuhn von Burgsdorff, leading a delegation of more than 20 European countries, tells reporters Israel defies international law and destabilizes status quo by… Read More ›

Full text: Government bars foreign tourists, tightens quarantine

Full text: Government bars foreign tourists, tightens quarantine

Coronavirus cabinet votes to reimpose some restrictions over fears of Omicron variant   Travelers arriving at Ben Gurion Airport, on November 1, 2021. (Tomer Neuberg/Flash90)… Read More ›

Israel Bars Tourists, Reinstate Quarantine Rules To Contain New Virus

Israel Bars Tourists, Reinstate Quarantine Rules To Contain New Virus

  JERUSALEM – The Israeli government voted to ban all foreigners from entering Israel as part of an effort to stem the spread of the… Read More ›

The new Omicron variant is a pandemic gut check

The new Omicron variant is a pandemic gut check

  The emergence of the newly identified Omicron coronavirus variant feels like a pandemic gut check. Scientists have long known that the world would see… Read More ›