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Coronavirus cases in Israel rise to 4,347, with 80 in serious condition

2 hours 20 min ago
Health Ministry adds 100 patients to Sunday night's tally; says 81 in moderate condition, 134 have recovered

Yamina party threatens to go to opposition if sidelined in emerging government

2 hours 22 min ago
Party source accuses Netanyahu of 'betrayal' amid reports it will be cut from 3 ministers to 1; Ayelet Shaked says she hopes PM won't 'break up' right-wing bloc

Mossad said to obtain more ventilators, masks for battle against virus spread

3 hours 7 min ago
Spy agency also brought 20,000 test kits, 25,000 respirators, 10 million surgical masks and hundreds of overalls for ambulance teams carrying out testing for coronavirus

Quarantine hotels set to open for ultra-Orthodox as fight against virus steps up

3 hours 21 min ago
Authorities expand efforts in Haredi community after figures show they account for around half of COVID-19 patients; Bnei Brak rabbis urge public to cooperate

US man arrested after menacing Orthodox Jews for ignoring virus restrictions

4 hours 38 min ago
New Jersey man, 43, charged with making terroristic threats during state of emergency after writing to governor on Facebook to threaten Lakewood community with baseball bat assault

National Library launches project to document coronavirus impact on Jewish life

4 hours 38 min ago
Jerusalem archive seeks 'ephemera' including emails about online synagogue services, appeals to help isolated community members, and announcements of innovative Jewish law rulings

Conservative pastor says coronavirus spread in synagogues is punishment from God

5 hours 16 min ago
In broadcast, Rick Wiles of Florida claims Jews are under divine judgement because they 'oppose' Jesus; urges repentance, belief to stop 'plague'

IDF said wary of possible West Bank violence amid pandemic

5 hours 26 min ago
Palestinian cases of COVID-19 top 100; security official says PA officials calling for Palestinian prisoners' release due to virus could instigate clash

Man stabbed in Monsey Hanukkah attack succumbs to wounds

5 hours 40 min ago
Josef Neumann, 72, was severely injured in December assault, suffering deep gashes to his head from machete-wielding attacker that left him in a coma

Japan virus cases spike after Olympics delayed, sparking questions

6 hours 52 min ago
After weeks of projecting normalcy, Tokyo officials have shifted suddenly to telling people to stay at home and warning of a major outbreak, but deny any link with the nixed games

Invoking Jewish experience, deputy CDC head says fear the virus, not the foreign

7 hours 19 min ago
Dr. Anne Schuchat says Jews know what it's like to be stigmatized, as she pushes for tight-knit yet socially distant response to COVID-19, predicting that battle may take years

Coronavirus hits elderly hardest, but risks abound for others too

8 hours 1 min ago
It's not just age: Epidemiologists trying to unravel COVID-19 find underlying issues and gender play a large role in whether the virus is mild or deadly

Cherished Jewish Brazilian artist and educator dies of COVID-19

9 hours 17 min ago
Daniel Azulay, who was renowned for his children's TV characters and drawings of Jerusalem, dies at 72; had been battling leukemia

Trump extends shutdown guidelines, says US death rate may peak in mid-April

9 hours 56 min ago
In shift from earlier predictions of opening up country on Easter, president now says holiday may mark when the US death toll hits its apex, with over 100,000 fatalities predicted

Netanyahu aide reportedly tests positive for coronavirus

Sun, 29/03/2020 - 23:59
Prime minister met with adviser on ultra-Orthodox affairs Rivka Paluch on Thursday, raising concerns he may have been exposed to the virus

Cabinet discussion on tightening virus restrictions delayed

Sun, 29/03/2020 - 23:32
Netanyahu reportedly looking to insert new language that would essentially keep all non-essential workers at home; financial rescue package to be unveiled Monday afternoon

Forced to leave school, Jewish college students unite in Zoom University Hillel

Sun, 29/03/2020 - 22:18
With humor, matchmaking, and Jewish geography, a virtual space collects 8,000 users in four days showing that for these Gen-Z Jews, social distancing doesn't have to mean isolation

In Egypt, transgender activist fights battle on many fronts

Sun, 29/03/2020 - 22:17
Chronicling her transition in conservative Egypt, Malak el-Kashif rails against homophobia, sexual harassment, bullying and the patriarchy

Labor’s Peretz and Shmuli on the way to unity government – reports

Sun, 29/03/2020 - 21:53
Israel's once-venerable center-left party will take just two lawmakers into coalition, with leader and prominent MK said set to receive economy and welfare cabinet posts

Around half of Israelis hospitalized with coronavirus are ultra-Orthodox – TV

Sun, 29/03/2020 - 21:29
Some members of community that makes up just 10% of national population accused of driving infections through failure to adhere to social distancing restrictions

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