Study shows encouraging long-term recovery data for coronavirus patients

February 24, 2021 by  
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With continued attention on the long-term effects of the Coronavirus, research conducted at Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Centre indicates that 95 per cent of recovered Corona patients showed no evidence of irreversible respiratory or cardiac damage after a period of three months and that the majority of symptoms had dissipated by six months.

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Action – not platitudes– required from Jordan’s King Abdullah

February 18, 2021 by  
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Jordan’s King Abdullah continues to engage in platitudes – rather than concrete action – as he pontificates but does nothing to help resolve the 100 years-old Arab-Jewish conflict. Read more

PM Netanyahu and Health Minister Edelstein meet the 4,000,000th person to be vaccinated in Israel

February 17, 2021 by  
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Yuli Edelstein have met the 4,000,000th person to be vaccinated in Israel. Read more

Israel to reopen culture events as COVID-19 stats decline

February 15, 2021 by  
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Minister of Health Yuli Edelstein and Minister of Culture Heli Tropper announced Israel will enable the reopening of the culture world tomorrow as the country registered another decline in the Coronavirus (COVID-19) numbers. Read more

Is Iran behind the attack on Israel’s embassy in India?

February 1, 2021 by  
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An explosion occurred on Friday afternoon close to the Israeli Embassy in New Delhi, sending India’s security apparatus in search of a terror cell that may be connected to Iran. Read more

Israeli Health Ministry reports four cases of South African COVID-19 variant

January 11, 2021 by  
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Israel’s Health Ministry announced on Saturday that four cases of the highly contagious South African COVID-19 variant have been discovered in Israel. Read more

The COVID vaccine blood libel against Israel

The headline in The Guardian showed why so many people think Israel is the sum of all evil and deserving of international opprobrium. Read more

Israel vaccination number 1,000,000

January 3, 2021 by  
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Yuli Edelstein have met the 1,000,000th person in Israel to be vaccinated. Read more

Edelstein: ‘Unbelievable’ 280,000 Israelis vaccinated against COVID-19

December 28, 2020 by  
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Israeli Health Minister Yuli Edelstein said on Sunday that 280,000 Israelis had so far been inoculated against COVID-19. Read more

Israel launches new moon project

December 10, 2020 by  
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President of Israel Reuven Rivlin has hosted the launch of the Beresheet 2 project, the second Israeli spacecraft to be launched to the moon. Read more

Netanyahu welcomes Bahraini tourism minister in Jerusalem

December 3, 2020 by  
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Wednesday at his office in Jerusalem with Bahraini Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister Zayed bin Rashin Al Zayani, who is in Israel until Thursday leading a 40-member delegation. Read more

Knesset moves towards dissolving unity government, possible new elections

December 3, 2020 by  
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The Israeli Knesset passed a preliminary bill to dissolve the government, paving the way for a fourth round of elections within the last two years. Read more

Australia commended for UN vote

December 3, 2020 by  
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The Zionist Federation of Australia has commended the Australian Government for maintaining its principled voting record in the United Nations. Read more

Two Aussies and one Kiwi in Israel’s cycling 2021 team

December 1, 2020 by  
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The Israel Start-Up Nation 2021 cycling team will consist of 32 riders from Israel and 16 other countries. Read more

Narishkeit

November 27, 2020 by  
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Yiddish is a most expressive language which often defies perfect translation into English as well as conveying its emotional intent. Read more

Israeli fighter pilot heading for space

November 17, 2020 by  
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Eytan Stibbe, a former IAF fighter pilot, is expected to blast off at the end of 2021 on a historic scientific mission to the International Space Station. Read more

Clinical trials of Israeli coronavirus vaccine underway

November 2, 2020 by  
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The first Israeli SARS-CoV-2 vaccine was administered at Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer in Ramat Gan on Sunday to the first volunteer in a clinical trial. Read more

Israel commences human trials with COVID-19 vaccine

November 1, 2020 by  
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Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem and Sheba Hospital in Tel Aviv commenced on Sunday with human trials with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine, a critical phase towards the completion of the development of the serum. Read more

Hobson’s choice

October 30, 2020 by  
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Tuesday 3 November 2020 presents American voters with a dilemma as they cast their ballots in one of the craziest elections in the history of the United States of America. Read more

1,700-year-old boundary stone bearing name ‘Kfar Nafah’ found in Golan Heights

October 28, 2020 by  
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A 1,700-year-old boundary stone, inscribed with the name “Kfar Nafah” (Nafah village) in Greek, was uncovered last month in an archaeological excavation led by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) near the Nafah IDF army base in the Golan Heights. Read more

Bot, troll networks attempting to influence Israeli policy, reveals Strategic Affairs Ministry

October 28, 2020 by  
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Israel’s Strategic Affairs Ministry on Tuesday released its periodic report on the manipulation of social-media networks to delegitimize the Jewish state. Read more

On the other hand

October 18, 2020 by  
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We have just prayed for rain (in Israel) and already one can discern a change in the weather. Read more

The BBC isn’t just too ‘woke’—over Israel, it incites baseless hatred

October 16, 2020 by  
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In recent weeks, there have been indications that the British government intends to try to bring the BBC to heel. Read more

Pompeo calls on Saudi Arabia to normalize ties with Israel

October 16, 2020 by  
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to normalize ties with Israel. Read more

Poll: 63% of Israelis think Trump ‘will be better for Israel’

October 15, 2020 by  
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Ahead of the Nov. 3 presidential elections, a little more than 63% of Israelis think that U.S. President Donald Trump “will be better for Israel,” according to an i24 News poll released on Monday. Read more

September tourism in Israel slumps 96% against same month in 2019

October 15, 2020 by  
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In September, the number of tourists entering Israel continued to fall, with 15,100 tourist entries recorded. Read more

‘Peace Out of Power’: Govt. Approves Peace Agreement with United Arab Emirates

October 13, 2020 by  
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke over the weekend with United Arab Emirates (UAE) Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and the Israeli government ratified the peace agreement between the two countries on Monday. Read more

On the other hand

September 21, 2020 by  
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The High Holydays this year in Israel will be remembered for two events impacting all of us whether we like it or not. Read more

Israelis are not celebrating upcoming holiday lockdown

September 15, 2020 by  
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Back in April and May, Israel halted what appeared to be the rapid trajectory of the coronavirus. A severe lockdown during the Passover holiday pushed the number of new cases per day, down from approximately 700 a few weeks earlier to less than two-dozen daily cases. At the time, many Israelis believed and hoped that the Jewish state’s bout with COVID-19 was coming to a rapid conclusion. Read more

Hungary only EU country to send diplomat to Israel-UAE treaty signing

September 15, 2020 by  
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Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto is the only diplomat from the European Union planning to attend today’s signing in Washington for the Israel-United Arab Emirates peace deal, Reuters reported. Read more

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