Tag Archives: COVID19

“New rapid #COVID test “a shining example of how fruitful collaboration in science and technology between Israel and India can be”

JERUSALEM POST India-Israel 30-second coronavirus test should be ‘ready in days’ by Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman October 10, 2020 A 30-second coronavirus detection test being developed by India and Israel should be ready in “a matter of days,” Israeli Ambassador to India … Continue reading

Posted in Israel & Middle East, Politics | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

“Officials say the worst-hit ZIP codes overlap with large Orthodox Jewish communities in the boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens and in a couple of nearby counties”

ASSOCIATED PRESS Some Orthodox Jews bristle at NYC’s response to virus surge by David Crary and Mariam Fam October 5, 2020 Amid a new surge of COVID-19 in New York’s Orthodox Jewish communities, many members are reviving health measures that … Continue reading

Posted in Israel & Middle East, Jewish | Tagged | Leave a comment

“Israelis are now limited to traveling just over a half mile from their homes”

TIMES OF ISRAEL Is ultra-Orthodox ideological disobedience fueling Israel’s soaring virus rate? by Nathan Jeffay October 1, 2020 With Israel currently topping the world record for the rate of new daily cases of COVID-19 infection, some doctors are reaching an … Continue reading

Posted in Israel & Middle East, Jewish | Tagged | Leave a comment

Palestinians alter rendering of destroyed building, calling it a “COVID-19 testing center” to implicate Israel in the latest libel

PALESTINIAN MEDIA WATCH The birth and spread of a new anti-Israel libel: The claim that Israel destroyed a COVID-19 testing center in Hebron is false! by Maurice Hirsch, Adv. July 23, 2020 Whether you attribute the quote to Mark Twain, … Continue reading

Posted in Islam, Israel & Middle East, Politics | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

“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

Posted in Islam, Israel & Middle East, Jewish, Politics | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Israel & Middle East | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

“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

Posted in Israel & Middle East, Jewish, Politics | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

“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

Posted in Israel & Middle East, Jewish | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Israel & Middle East | Tagged , | Leave a comment

“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

Posted in Islam, Israel & Middle East, Jewish, Politics | Tagged , | Leave a comment