Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Israel

Bnei Brak Mayor: Stop Trying To Be Smart With Minyanim, There Are 300 Cases in Bnei Brak

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BNEI BRAK (VINnews) — Bnei Brak mayor Avraham Rubinstein who is isolated in quarantine at present issued a special appeal to local residents in the wake of the recent surge in coro...
FILE - Eli Beer, president and founder of Israel's United Hatzalah

Miami: Improvement in Condition of United Hatzalah CEO Eli Beer

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MIAMI (VINnews) —Eli Beer, the head of United Hatzalah is hospitalized in serious condition in Miami suffering from coronavirus. His family gave the following update on Eli's condi...

More Than 500 People Quarantined By Israeli Shin Bet Technology Test Positive For COVID-19

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — More than 500 of the latest cases diagnosed with coronavirus in Israel were people who were quarantined by the Israeli Shin Bet which used its surveillance te...

Rising Anti-Semitism Has Increased Luxury Home Sales In Israel, Report Claims

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JERUSALEM (JTA) - Apartments on a glitzy stretch of Tel Aviv beach are going for up to nearly $50 million — and, at least until recently, they were getting snatched up. Accordin...

Analysis: Winners And Losers In Thursday’s Mad Political Upheaval In Israel

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — After a rollercoaster week in Israeli politics, Israel has gone from being a parliament without a government and governed by the judiciary to a government ind...

Drama In Knesset: Blue-And-White Falls Apart As Gantz To Join Netanyahu In Unity Government

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In a dramatic move designed to establish a government in Israel after three unresolved elections over the past year, Benny Gantz's faction in Blue-And-White h...

Death Toll Mounts As Israel Still Ill-Prepared For Spike In Coronavirus Patients

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Despite increasing the stringent regulations on the lockdown, Israel continues to count increasing numbers of coronavirus patients and the death toll has also...

Israel Publishes New Guidelines For Stricter Lockdown, Communal Prayer Forbidden Indoors

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JERUSALEM(VINnews) — Israel announced new guidelines for its closure which will be enforced as of 5 PM Wednesday. The new guidelines allow people to go out only for essential food ...

Israel Parliament Speaker Resigns In Facing High Court Order

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's parliament speaker resigned Wednesday after seven years on the job rather than comply with a Supreme Court order to convene a vote on his replacement, dea...

Israel: 5 Dead From COVID_19, More Than 2000 Infected As Stricter Lockdown To Begin Wednesday

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — As the coronavirus continues to spread unabated in Israel, there have been four fatalities from the virus in the space of just 36 hours, sparking concern that...

Israeli Unemployment Rate Soars To 18.6 Percent; Official Calls For Total Lockdown

JERUSALEM (JNS) — The unemployment rate in Israel reached 18.6 percent on Tuesday with 91 percent of those now out of work being put on unpaid leave as a result of the coronavirus ...

Watch: Demonstration Against Health Minister Litzman For Closing Talmud Torahs

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A group of Chareidi protesters demonstrated outside the house of Israeli health minister Yaakov Litzman over the last few nights, complaining against his deci...

Israeli Coronavirus Cases Rise To 1,656

JERUSALEM (JNS) — Israel’s Ministry of Health said on Tuesday morning that the number of Israelis diagnosed with the COVID-19 virus has risen to 1,656, an increase of 214 cases sin...

Likud members urge speaker to defy Israeli high court order

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel appeared on the verge of a constitutional crisis Tuesday as top members of Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud urged their party colleague and parliament speaker to ...

Israel Works To Rescue Thousands Of Israelis Stranded Abroad

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JERUSALEM (JNS) — The 3,000 Israelis who had traveled to India to take a temporary break from the whirlwind of life found themselves dealing very much with the reality of it as the...

First Israeli Coronavirus Fatality, A Holocaust Survivor, Is Buried With Social Distancing

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — Arie Even, the first Israeli to die from the coronavirus, was buried in the dead of night with mourners standing six feet apart and funeral workers wearing Hazmat...

At Least 65 Yeshiva Students Returning To Israel From Crown Heights Test Positive For Coronavirus

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — More than half of a group of 114 students who returned to Israel from a yeshiva near the Chabad world headquarters in New York have tested positive for coronaviru...

Orthodox Lists, Backers Of Israeli Settlement Funding, Surge In WZO Elections Amid Record US Turnout

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WASHINGTON (JTA) — The two Orthodox lists surged in the U.S. portion of the World Zionist Congress elections amid a record turnout since the balloting began for the entire American...

Rabbi Sternbuch: Don’t Go To Shul If You Are Even A Little Weak

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In the wake of a spate of cases of coronavirus in the Har Nof neighborhood of Jerusalem, Rabbi Moshe Sternbuch, the head of the Eda Charedis's Beis Din and a ...

Israel’s Top Court Orders Parliament To Clarify Speaker Vote

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Supreme Court on Monday ordered the country’s parliament to reconvene for the selection of a new speaker, dealing a blow to Prime Minister Benjamin Netany...