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Israel News for 4-3-2020

News Update To listen to an audio version click here. (for supporters) Deaths from the coronovirus in Israel have risen to 37. There are currently over 7,030 people known to be infected with the virus, 95 of whom are on ventilators. At least 357 patients have recovered. The government has decided to lockdown the city […]

Israel News for 4-1-2020

News Update To listen to an audio version click here. (for supporters) Deaths from the coronovirus in Israel have risen to 21. There are currently over 5,591 people known to be infected with the virus, 76 of whom are on ventilators. At least 226 patients have recovered. According to the latest data, while in most […]

Israel News for 3-30-2020

News Update To listen to an audio version click here. (for supporters) Deaths from the coronovirus in Israel have risen to 16. There are currently over 4,300 people known to be infected with the virus, 69 of whom are on ventilators. Health Ministry officials warn of a shortage in ventilators, estimating that over 5,000 people […]

Israel News for 3-27-2020

News Update To listen to an audio version click here. (for supporters) Benny Gantz became the new speaker of the Knesset on Thursday with the support of the right-wing bloc. The vote in the Knesset was 74 to 18 with the rest abstaining. Yair Lapid, Gantz’s partner in Blue and White, instructed members of his […]

Israel News for 3-25-2020

News Update The number of deaths in Israel related to the coronavirus has risen to 5, with the total cases rising to 2030. The health ministry has conducted 32,346 coronavirus tests. Stricter government guidelines to enforce social distancing will come into effect today. The restrictions include shutting down public transportation and prohibiting people from walking […]

Israel News for 3-20-2020

News Update There isn’t much “new” to tell you about today. Coronovirus cases are at 1,238 and continue to rise. More businesses are cutting back or shutting down, including McDonald’s and Amazon delivery. Meanwhile, the Knesset will come into session today, with only 6 MK’s being allowed to vote at a time, to maintain social […]

Israel News for 3-20-2020

News Update Israel’s government has placed the country under lockdown for at least 7 days. The lockdown will be enforced by police. Israelis must stay at home, except for the following reasons: 1. Getting to and from a workplace, subject to the fact that the workplace can operate in accordance with the regulations separately laid down […]