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With Israel having one of the highest daily infection rates per capita in the world, there are only two nations where Israelis can currently travel without being forced into quarantine upon arrival or return

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In-depth Israeli study finds that vitamin D could play a major role in defeating COVID-19

THE BEET Taking Vitamin D Appears to Protect Against COVID-Infection, New Study Finds by Lucy Danziger August 5, 2020 Low levels of vitamin D are related to COVID-19 infection and hospitalization, a new study out of Israel found. When doctors … Continue reading

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“We work together side by side, Jewish and Arab doctors, friends, colleagues. It’s time that the political system takes up this model”

FDD Coronavirus: Arab countries, Palestinian and Israeli cooperation must be welcomed by Toby Dershowitz and Talia Katz July 17, 2020 Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, good news is hard to come by. However, historical foes in the Middle East have teamed … Continue reading

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Israel’s potential directives include: gatherings capped at 10 people, closing beachfronts, synagogues and yeshivot, reducing public transportation, allowing restaurants only to open for delivery

JERUSALEM POST Edelstein says Israel could face total corona lockdown within four days by Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman July 15, 2020 Due to the continued rise in coronavirus cases, the government will roll out new restrictions within the next two days, Prime … Continue reading

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“Tel Aviv University think tank: Libels blaming Jews and Israel for pandemic are spreading, as crisis sparks new iterations of old hatred”

TIMES OF ISRAEL COVID-19 fueling worldwide wave of anti-Semitism, researchers find by Stuart Winer June 23, 2020 A report published Tuesday by a Tel Aviv research group found that the coronavirus pandemic has become a vehicle for an intense and … Continue reading

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“The families of Bezalel and Ruth found themselves at the ‘COVID-19 Hotel’ in Nir Etzion. Last Thursday, the two announced their engagement”

ARUTZ SHEVA Only in Israel: Love in the time of COVID-19 by Staff June 6, 2020 The families of Bezalel Rafael Cohen and Ruth Shema found themselves at the “coronavirus hotel” for virus patients in Nir Etzion as a result … Continue reading

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Israeli Health Ministry official says that the new cases of COVID19 across the country are cause for great concern

ARUTZ SHEVA Health Ministry official: Israel is on the verge of another outbreak by Staff June 4, 2020 A senior Health Ministry official warned on Wednesday that Israel is on the verge of a second wave that will lead to … Continue reading

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“Jonathan Gootenberg and Omar Abudayyeh are now the only researchers allowed inside the McGovern Institute, working relentlessly on an efficient, inexpensive test kit for COVID-19”

TIMES OF ISRAEL A Jewish and a Palestinian scientist team up for MIT at-home coronavirus test by Rich Tenorio May 29, 2020 Amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, a silver lining is that researchers from diverse cultural backgrounds are coming together … Continue reading

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“Though they are 21 percent of population, Arabs account for only 2 percent of COVID-19 deaths and 6 percent of cases. Even the month of Ramadan ended without any outbreaks”

HAARETZ How Arabs Crushed the Curve and Became Israel’s Coronavirus Success Story by Ronny Linder May 21, 2020 There were two communities that worried the Health Ministry in particular during the coronavirus crisis – Arabs and ultra-Orthodox Jews, two groups … Continue reading

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The perfect reality-show set up with 200 people from all walks of life: Israelis, Palestinians, religious and secular, all COVID patients recovering under one roof

NPR ROUGH TRANSLATION Hotel Corona by Gregory Warner and Daniel Estrin May 13, 2020 When the Dan Hotel in Jerusalem was leased by the government to house recovering COVID-19 patients, the new guests gave it the nickname, “Hotel Corona.” The … Continue reading

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