Coronavirus spread

A medical employee presents a smear taken at a special corona test center for public service employe
Confronting coronavirus: A struggle between life and death

The Torah tells us to see ourselves as soldiers in the army of life, on permanent duty against death. The first priority now is to fight this escalating threat.

A man wears a face mask as he walks in a market in Ashkelon while Israel tightened a national stay-a
During the coronavirus crisis, just stay home

Staying home exposes you to fewer people, which makes it less likely that you will catch COVID-19.

Israeli police officers seen during a raid on the ultra orthodox Jewish neighborhood of Meah Shearim
Coronavirus: A health crisis in Israeli society

Turning the threat into an opportunity

By IBRAHIM ABU AHMAD
25/03/2020
Are we really better than other countries in fighting coronavirus?

Much is being spoken about solidarity nowadays. Does this include respecting those who are violating the medical instructions and putting all of us at risk?

By YISRAEL MEDAD , ELI POLLAK
25/03/2020
Coronavirus: How to be present for others when social distancing

There will be birthdays without parties, weddings without horas and funerals without mourners. Our family and friends will not be there.

By SHERRE HIRSCH
25/03/2020
Jewish men attend morning prayer as they keeping distance from one another as part of measures to pr
Jewish federations establish coalition to combat coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak has severely impacted the Jewish community, forcing many communal institutions such as schools and synagogues to shut down.

25/03/2020
Italian nurse with coronavirus commits suicide fearing to infect others

According to the federation, this is not an isolated incident, with a similar case occurring last week in Venice for the same reason.

26/03/2020
An employee of German biopharmaceutical company CureVac, demonstrates research workflow on a vaccine
Technion researchers working on emergency projects to fight coronavirus

These emergency projects focus on different important aspects, such as detection and diagnostics; vaccine development; therapeutic treatments; and methods for remote care and monitoring of patients.

25/03/2020
Tourists wearing protective face masks, due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) concerns, stroll at Su
Turkey rounds up hundreds for social media posts about coronavirus

Soylu noted that since the restrictions were put in place, the number of passengers on inter-city buses had fallen 83% and traffic intensity within 15 major cities had fallen 65%.

By REUTERS
25/03/2020
COVID-19: Not solely a public health issue

Corona viruses are very common. The common cold is one type.

By SHLOMO MAITAL
25/03/2020
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