Coronavirus

New Stats Say Israeli Unemployment Down by Half

The unemployment picture in Israel is better than recent surveys show, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics on Monday. The number of employees on unpaid leave, dropped precipitously from…

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Decision on Pools, Gyms Postponed to Monday

The government has postponed until Monday a contentious decision on whether or not to re-open swimming pools and gyms, even as the coronavirus continues to rage throughout the country. The…

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New Exemptions for Entry to Israel for Family Simchas

A new list of exemptions from the ban on non-Israelis entering the country during the coronavirus pandemic have been obtained from the Israeli Ministry of the Interior, allowing additional relatives…

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Tug of War on Reopening Pools, Gyms

The government and the Knesset were at odds on Sunday over whether or not it is safe to re-open swimming pools and gyms while COVID-19 figures continue to be very…

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‘Amazing’ Coronavirus Drug Supply Running Low

Israel is running low on supplies of Remdesivir, a drug which has impressed medical professionals with its performance in the treatment of COVID-19 cases, The Times of Israel reported on…

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Education Secretary Wants U.S. Schools Open

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos kept up the administration’s push to reopen U.S. schools in the fall on Sunday, but failed to embrace any blueprint – including federal health guidelines –…

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