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Dozens of towns and kibbutzim throughout Israel have decided to close their gates to anyone who isn't a resident in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Defense Ministry provides 63 additional ventilators.
The Kinneret is now 32 cm below the upper red line threshold which marks 208.8 meters below sea level. The sea is currently at the highest level it's been since 2004.
The Geological Survey of Israel's Seismology Division reported the epicenter of the earthquake as being located south of Eilat in the Red Sea.
The change in the Basic Law is made necessary by the fact that since there has not been a government for a year, the state has not had an approved budget since January 1.
Actress Fran Drescher will team up for a one-time reading of the pilot episode of the hit series ‘The Nanny’ to be aired on Monday on Sony’s Youtube page.
The subject of annexation has been one of the sticking points in the ongoing negotiations between the Blue and White leader and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the formation of a government.
It’s funny and entertaining, full of heartwarming music, and captures the incomparably epic nature of the story. Perhaps most importantly, it’s a very effective educational tool.
The move comes after Home Front Command said on Saturday night that it will not be accepting responsibility for working with nursing homes.
Earlier this year, Israelis experienced a butter shortage, making this the second time a food staple was not readily available to consumers.
He explained, according to N12, that "Elad, Modi'in-Elit, Migdal Haemek and a number of neighborhoods in Jerusalem" will also be closed down.
Even those exhibiting serious symptoms will only be tested if they have recently traveled either abroad or to the Palestinian territories.
The health minister reportedly did not follow the rules and restrictions which the health ministry announced before he tested positive for coronavirus.
Finalists include Jerusalem Post Editor Yaakov Katz for 'Shadow Strike', Mikhal Dekel, for 'Tehran Children', Sarah Hurwitz, for 'Here All Along' and Benjamin Balint for 'Kafk's Last Trial'
For poor Israeli families who were already struggling, or who live in small apartments with few activities for their kids, social distancing is even more challenging.
Gantz informed the public on Friday that "essential and critical issues remain to be decided in coalition talks."
“It is our collective responsibility to care for these young orphan boys."
A Bnei Brak resident, who knew he tested positive for coronavirus, stayed with a yeshiva to pray along with 16 other people.
“Bnei Brak is the first place, not the last."
Voices down the corridor: Israelis share stories from two of the country’s improvised quarantine facilities.
The marathon is usually scheduled for a Sunday, but was changed for this summer to a Saturday when a venue outside of Tokyo was chosen for the race.
The direct flight was the longest in the history of Israeli aviation, taking 17 hours and 20 minutes, having taken off in Melbourne and landing at Ben-Gurion.
Municipal workers, Arabs and haredim sound off.
Baker described herself as a “millennial,” as she was born in 1992 and grew up with the Internet in the current Information Age, nonetheless was an avid reader and enjoyed spending time with friends.
Don’t let a mere virus get in the way -- open a bottle of wine and bring a bit of civilized culture into your home.
A number of young people in Jaffa, including minors, set fire to dumpsters and threw rocks and bricks toward the road, later throwing rocks at a fire truck which arrived on the scene.
Together with Health Ministry, non-profit publishes directory of more than 100 companies.
Efforts made to move forward with criminal trials for defendants being held in detention.
A classic Greek tale of basketball greatness
Stern has traveled a long and winding musical, cultural and personal path since crossing the Pond.
Who is to blame for the proliferation of the virus in the bastion of the haredi community?
This week's Jerusalem grapevine.
MIDDLE ISRAEL: Somebody had to cut the Gordian knot, and how good it is that somebody did
“The Beit Avi Chai staff is continuously updating our special website for this period, and launching a new series of interactive online classes, lectures, programs for children and families."
The deepening of the US-Sino rivalry will surely be one of the most significant new geopolitical features in a post-corona world
The Helmsley grants include $5 million for eight Clalit Health Services hospitals, with $2.1 million to help transform Hasharon Hospital into a dedicated COVID-19 facility.
Hoping to attract record number of competitors to Israel, Maccabi World Union doesn't want to conflict with delayed Tokyo Games
What’s it like to get married in the midst of a pandemic? Increasingly restrictive directives from the Health Ministry are impacting weddings. ‘In Jerusalem’ spoke with some of those affected.
The PA is particularly concerned about the issue because due to the upcoming Passover holiday, some 50,000 Palestinian workers are expected to return home to the West Bank next week.
Jackson was living at Mishan senior living center in Beersheba, where other patients of coronavirus were reported.
The latest Health Ministry report says that 37% of infected Israelis are under age 30, 15% are 30-39 and 13% are 40-49. “What we are seeing now are the results of the steps taken three weeks ago."
The left has accused the Justice Minister of shutting down the courts to delay Netanyahu's trial
PICO Kids works in over 60 schools across Israel’s capital, serving communities with a diverse religious and cultural background with the support of about 100 mentors as well as many volunteers.
Netanyahu wants Edelstein as foreign minister
The report did not give actual hours of usage, but ranked YouTube Kids first, followed by Netflix. YouTube itself was in third place.
NIS 50 million of the package has been earmarked for projects dealing with solutions to the coronavirus epidemic.
Holiday guidelines from the Health Ministry
"When I’m knocked down by doubt in myself and the bigger picture, by frustration and anger, I seek a deeper version of myself and knowledge of what it's all about.”
Since the outbreak of the coronavirus crisis, the Civil Administration has continued to remove illegal construction in Area C that belongs to both settlers and Palestinians
For cancer patients unable to afford private methods of transportation, limited public services could mean losing access to life-saving treatment.
Marking the birthday of Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen, the day is marked around the world to promote literature.
While the Health Ministry works to take care of those struggling to breath, the Defense Ministry has the best logistical arm to assume responsibility.
The coronavirus crisis is a green light for crooks, and as a result, unscrupulous con merchants are pretending to deliver food or perform tests on unsuspecting Israelis.
The Knesset has a different challenge – it doesn’t allow remote voting. MKs cannot call in their votes or leave a note or have someone vote in their place.
Due to the uncertainty leading into the Passover holiday, as of yet, the Education Ministry has decided to implement emergency formatting for high school matriculation exams.
Prayers, Passover, mikva, and more - your questions, answered.
City Winery in New York, a branch of the City Winery chain, is offering a livestream event, The Downtown Seder 2020 at 6 p.m. ET on April 6.
Hackers have embraced the soaring popularity of Netflix as part of their web-based fraud schemes. We have to "exercise good cyber hygiene, and be extra cautious when receiving documents and links."
12,000 IDF troops taking part in military's operation against the deadly virus; Bennett visits Bnei Brak; two troops from Ir HaBadim diagnosed with virus
"It is well understood, even by the Finance Ministry, that the hi-tech industry in Israel holds the key to pulling us out of the economic crisis following the coronavirus pandemic."
"It is forbidden to go to the mall, it is forbidden to go to the supermarket, it is even forbidden to go to the gymboree!"
Three Hebrew U. researchers win a total of over 7m. euros from the European Research Council for "ground breaking and high risk projects" including the treatment of adult leukemia.
Simone Peretz was in critical condition prior to her death and did not know that her son also was ill when she passed away, Amir Peretz wrote.
At least 13,770 donors contributed to the fund drive, which had a goal of $500,000 in 30 days.
The goal is to achieve the smallest number of students being tested in a single class room.
Health minister accused of praying contrary to his own office’s guidelines
Despite rising demand, Bawab said that he has yet to receive orders from the Palestinian market in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank.
The sources said the plan does not specify exact criteria for one to be eligible for the grants and is estimated to cost Israeli taxpayers around NIS 1.5 billion ($420 million).
From HBO to Netflix, YES and CellcomTV, there is plenty to watch this Passover.
How exactly did Telzstone go from being a coronavirus epicenter to a beacon for how to deal with the epidemic in such a short period of time?
The Netanyahu-Bennett fight that began more than a decade ago when Bennett was Netanyahu’s chief of staff, has intensified during the crisis over the corona virus.
With Maccabi Tel Aviv season on hold NBA lottery prospect joins army, to continue service in US.
Asylum seekers are going through difficulties in terms of economic stability, access to health insurance and general fear related to the coronavirus outbreak.
Head of the Satmar Williamsburg hassidic community in Israel Rabbi Ephraim Stern says charitable giving at such time will soften the ‘harsh decree’ of the coronavirus epidemic.
Gantz: "Israel deserves a functioning government and coalition, which sees the Knesset as an institution which oversees it, critiques it, and sometimes even inhibits it."
Four men were arrested and the violator was fined for breaking the Health Ministry regulations.
Barak Ben Ami allegedly exploded in rage after an argument with his wife and attempted to murder her and their children.
Gay couple says Israel won’t let them come home with their surrogate child.
While Israelis will be confined to their homes this weekend, it won't stop thousands from sharing a prayer together in solidarity from the safety of their own home.
This could lead to an unparalleled number of lawsuits, which could overwhelm a judicial system that is itself barely operating at present.
Exports of polished diamonds dropped by some 28% to $4.9 billion last year as the global industry was hit hard by the US-China trade war and mass pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.
Nazareth Hospital opens department for receiving infected patients
Lone soldiers to get financial help to help reduce financial stress caused by the virus.
PM orders that all arrivals from abroad be sent to quarantine after previously favoring self-isolation; Bennett says policy is impractical, costly.
A new IDI survey shows that more than half the population is worried about their finances – but half still trust the government's financial professionals.
With Pesach just around the corner, let's stop complaining at a distance and refocus our observations.
A third of the Israeli population suffers from one of these diseases, which puts a great amount of the public at risk.
The Palestinian Authority is expecting a 50% decrease in income thanks to the impact of the virus.
The Sovereignty Movement has issued a statement urging Netanyahu and Blue and White Party head Benny Gantz to include sovereignty in the government’s policy platform.
Induction day is certainly challenging in the best of times. And these are certainly not the best of times.
Around 4,000 people were tested at drive through centers across Israel on Tuesday
Many Israeli artists have offered free live-streamed concerts since the outbreak began and gatherings were banned
"Unfortunately, our forecasts materialized - we reached one million jobseekers in March alone."
Chefs and bakers share holiday recipes as Agriculture Ministry vows to speed up egg imports in response to coronavirus-linked disruptions
Schlesinger, 52, who grew up in a secular Jewish home, has been in an unnamed hospital in upstate New York for over a week.