In a pre-Purim announcement, Health Minister Yuli Edelstein (Likud) said that 70% of Israelis over age 16 have been vaccinated.
Israel’s coronavirus infection rate continued to drop by the end of last week, with just 6.2 percent of tests coming back positive, lowest levels seen this year.
Iran has carried out its plan to produce uranium metal, the UN atomic watchdog confirmed on last week.
A new coronavirus treatment has helped numerous moderate-to-serious cases of COVID-19 quickly recover from the illness, Tel Aviv’s Ichilov Medical Center said Friday.
As Israel’s third lockdown continues in its second month, anger has turned into a sense of hopelessness for small businesses.
Israel, leading the world in coronavirus vaccinations, is also the leader in the amount of time spent in coronavirus lockdowns.
Bahrain is taking a lead in combating antisemitism and also commemorating the Holocaust.
The Cabinet unanimously approved Prime Minister Netanyahu’s request last week to extend the current lockdown by a further ten days until the end of January.
Christian minorities, already threatened by Turkey’s invasions of northern Syria, may have to flee again.
Magen David Adom reports that it has completed the first round of vaccinations in all elderly care facilities and sheltered accommodation nationwide.