Thursday, 26 March 2020 | What happened: The Israeli cabinet on Tuesday night approved further measures restricting daily life in a bid to combat the coronavirus. The number of infected Israelis has increased to 2030, with 5 deaths, as of Wednesday morning. The new emergency measures allow shopping for essential food and medical supplies, butContinue Reading »
Thursday, 26 March 2020 | The COVID-19 virus has already claimed thousands of lives across the globe. Unsurprisingly, it has also fanned anti-Semitism. Today, as the long and bloody history of Jew-hatred has shown, anti-Semites, Israelophobes and BDS [Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions] crusaders have wasted little time exploiting the coronavirus pandemic to spread corona conspiraciesContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 25 March 2020 | As the casualty count escalates in Israel, the government is ramping up its restrictions on the public in a desperate attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19. The virus has claimed five lives so far, and 2,170 people are infected, according to the Health Ministry. For the next seven days,Continue Reading »
Wednesday, 25 March 2020 | Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday called on his political rival Blue & White Benny Gantz to meet with him and agree on terms for a unity government. “Benny Gantz, it’s time to show leadership and national responsibility,” Netanyahu posted on his Twitter feed. “The citizens of Israel need aContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 25 March 2020 | If Israel were facing a third Lebanon war, an Iranian nuclear incursion or another confrontation in Gaza, we would surely have known how to handle security matters and how to manage the entire crisis thanks to our accumulated experience. The challenge we are now facing is not by nature anContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 25 March 2020 | Hamas, the Palestinian Islamist movement that has controlled the Gaza Strip since 2007, says it has taken drastic steps to prevent the spread of the coronavirus among the two million Palestinians living under its rule. On March 22, the Hamas-controlled Ministry of Health announced the first confirmed cases of coronavirusContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 24 March 2020 | Eight years ago, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly launched a survey to gauge the global happiness levels of its member states. The findings obtained from each of the UN’s member states were noted, processed and released as the first international report on global happiness in 2012. Known officially asContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 24 March 2020 | The Health Ministry confirmed on Tuesday morning that the country now has 1,656 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, an additional 234 cases since Monday night. Thirty-one confirmed patients are hospitalized in serious condition, 47 in moderate condition and 1,528 in light condition, among them 652 patients displaying only lightContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 24 March 2020 | What happened: The Knesset [Parliament] will reconvene today for a series of crucial votes, potentially deepening Israel’s stalemate. The Blue and White party and its allies, who hold a 61-seat majority in the 120-seat Knesset, intend to take control of key committees and appoint a new speaker. Likud and itsContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 24 March 2020 | The outbreak of the coronavirus has kept the general population largely in their homes, and many of the country’s senior citizens are feeling left behind as they cannot buy provisions or medicine, or even see their family members due to a higher risk of infection. Yocheved Levi, an 86-year-old HaifaContinue Reading »
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