Tag Archives: COVID19

“The pandemic also brought to the forefront things we have known existed and have tolerated for years: media bias, the decline of academic freedom on campuses, the heavy hand of Big Tech, and—now more obviously than ever—the politicization of science”

IMPRIMIS Science, Politics, and COVID: Will Truth Prevail? by Scott W. Atlas, MD February 2021 The COVID pandemic has been a tragedy, no doubt. But it has exposed profound issues in America that threaten the principles of freedom and order … Continue reading

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Israel ‘Green Pass’ will allow vaccinated and recovered access to sport and culture events

TIMES OF ISRAEL Israel reopens stores, malls, gyms Sunday in major easing of COVID restrictions by Staff February 20, 2021 Israel is set to roll back some of the major restrictions imposed in late December as part of a third … Continue reading

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“Rabbi Mendel Fogelman, director of the Central Massachusetts Chabad, said in a statement that Green has been warned multiple times that his activities, statements and other personal pursuits are “contrary to the organization’s mission””

WBUR Central Mass. Jewish Group Dismisses Rabbi For ‘Hostile And Offensive’ Opposition To COVID Vaccine by Philip Marcelo, Associated Press February 5, 2021 A prominent Jewish organization is cutting ties with a longtime Massachusetts rabbi for actively promoting anti-vaccine views … Continue reading

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In UK’s ultra-Orthodox community, “children under 5 showed a much lower infection rate of 28 percent, strengthening research that young children are less affected by the contagion”

NEW YORK POST London’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish community has one of the world’s highest COVID rates by Lee Brown February 3, 2021 At least three-quarters of the adults in London’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish community got COVID-19 last year — one of the … Continue reading

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“Since the outbreak of the pandemic, 4,696 Israelis have died from the coronavirus. Health minister warns without lockdown extension, Israel to become “out-of-control coronavirus incubator”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) Health Ministry: Over 25% of Israel’s COVID deaths occurred in January 2021 by Maytal Yasur Beit-Or, Assaf Golan and ILH Staff January 29, 2021 According to Health Ministry data released Friday, of the 78,266 … Continue reading

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“The new AT age — “After Trump” — began on either Election Day, Nov. 3, or on Inauguration Day, Jan. 20. But either way, reality as we had known it for four years has been abruptly reinvented”

TOWNHALL The ‘After Trump’ Era Begins by Victor Davis Hanson January 28, 2021 …Pfizer had hinted that a vaccine could be ready in late October. Then, mysteriously, it wasn’t. Then, stranger still, it appeared — a few days after Election … Continue reading

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Israel may be starting to show ‘herd effects’ of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, expert suggests

NATIONAL REVIEW Why Is Israel Doing Better Than Everyone Else in COVID Vaccinations? by Joel M. Zinberg January 17, 2021 6:30 AM Israel leads the world in COVID-19 vaccinations. It has already vaccinated nearly a quarter of its population, including … Continue reading

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“The claim that Israel was not vaccinating Palestinians was entirely an invented story built on misleading information”

JERUSALEM POST How anti-Israel voices made a hypocritical, inaccurate story on vaccines by Seth J. Frantzman January 4, 2021 On January 2, the BBC’s homepage featured an extraordinary story. “Israel leads virus vaccine race with 12% given jab.” The article … Continue reading

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“The small army of nurses and medical techs injecting one person after another with utter efficiency was that old Israel, the Israel that knows how to come together when facing a mortal enemy”

BLOOMBERG Vaccination Miracle Brings Israel Back to Its Roots by Daniel Gordis January 1, 2021 …Every Israeli citizen is a member of one of a handful of national HMO’s, so we are fairly easily reached. A couple of days before … Continue reading

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“If Orthodox Jews were really to blame for spreading the coronavirus, as the mayor asserted, why weren’t their neighborhoods added to his ‘hardest hit’ list designated to receive the vaccine ASAP?”

TABLET MAG De Blasio’s Perfect Patsies by Liel Leibovitz December 28, 2020 Are the Jews to blame for spreading COVID-19 throughout New York City? That’s what Mayor Bill de Blasio suggested in an inflammatory tweet back in April, which, in … Continue reading

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