Israel Tightens COVID ‘Green Pass’ Rules, Sparking Protest

Israel restricted its COVID Green Pass on Sunday to allow only those who have received a vaccine booster dose or recently recuperated from coronavirus...

Israel: Wave Of Children With Post COVID Syndrome, Dozens Of Women Hospitalized

Although Israel's infection rate and number of seriously ill patients have seen a slight decrease in recent days, there is currently a wave of...

“Whoever Doesn’t Vaccinate Is Committing Suicide,” Israeli Hospital Director Says

Prof. Idit Matot, the director of the Surgery Division and Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain at the Tel Aviv...

Israel: Frum Unvaccinated Mother Of 2, Beloved Teacher, Dies Of COVID

The yishuv of Nariya in Binyamin was engulfed in mourning on Motzei Shabbos upon hearing the news of the tragic death of Renana Kantrovitch,...

Storm In Israel: Bennett Raps Israeli Health Officials At UN Speech

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett chose to use the international platform at the UN General Assembly to criticize senior Israeli health officials, later repeating the...

Unvaccinated 22 Yr.-Old Attached To Last ECMO Machine At Leading Israeli Hospital

As Prime Minister Naftali Bennett lauded Israel's response to the coronavirus at the UN General Assembly in New York, overloaded hospitals in Israel were...

Israeli Finally OKs Life-Saving Drug But Most Anti-Vaxxers Refuse It

Israel's Health Ministry announced last week that it will finally offer the lifesaving Regeneron antibody treatment for COVID to Kupot Cholim to treat mildly...

Israel Says US Booster Plan Supports Its Own Vigorous Push

Israel is pressing ahead with its vigorous campaign of offering coronavirus boosters to almost anyone over 12 and says its approach was further vindicated...

Is The Delta Variant Of The Coronavirus Worse For Kids?

Is the delta variant of the coronavirus worse for kids? Experts say there’s no strong evidence that it makes children and teens sicker than earlier...

Jerusalem: 2 Unvaxxed Chareidi Pregnant Women Critically Ill With COVID, Sedated & Ventilated

Two Chareidi pregnant women, both in their 20s, are hospitalized in critical condition, sedated and ventilated, in a Jerusalem hospital after contracting COVID. The women,...

Israel’s Moral Dilemma: Precious Resources Used In Complex Transfer Of Unvaccinated ECMO Patient

Israeli hospital directors have been expressing their frustration to Israeli media outlets this week that Israelis "who choose to play Russian roulette with their...

Israeli Dies Of Heart Attack Due To Shortage Of ECMO Machines

A 53-year-old Israeli man who suffered a heart attack died last week after hospital staff members were unable to locate an ECMO machine for...

COVID Has Killed About As Many Americans As The 1918-19 Flu

COVID-19 has now killed about as many Americans as the 1918-19 Spanish flu pandemic did — approximately 675,000. The U.S. population a century ago was...

Israeli MDs Are Frustrated: “Unvaxxed Patients Robbing Resources From Those Who Vaccinated”

As YWN reported on Wednesday, Israel's hospitals are overcrowded with coronavirus patients, and shortages of ECMO machines, ICU beds and staff means that patients'...

Sukkos Tragedy In Israel: Young Unvaccinated Chareidi Mother Dies Of COVID

Chaya Leah Bergman, a'h, 31, of Modiin Illit passed away of the coronavirus on Tuesday evening, Motzei Yom Tov, in Assaf HaRofeh Medical Center...

“Dire Shortage Of ECMOs, Forced To Choose Who’ll Live & Who’ll Die,” Israeli Hospital...

In a tense meeting with Health Ministry Director-General Prof. Nachman Ash on Sunday, hospital directors warned that their hospitals are nearing a state of...

Jewish Member Of Iranian Parliament: “500 Cases Of ‘Black Fungus’ In Iran”

Dr. Homayoun Sameyeh-Najafabadi, a pharmacologist and the representative of the Jewish community in Iranian parliament since 2020, said recently that there are 500 cases...

“Current Wave Surpasses All Previous Waves,” Israeli Health Official Says

Health Ministry Director-General Nachman Ash said last week that Israel's current coronavirus wave is worse than all the previous waves. Speaking via teleconference at a...

Israel: 13 Unvaccinated Pregnant & Postpartum Women In Serious Condition

There's been an increase in recent days in the number of pregnant and postpartum women hospitalized in Israel after contracting the coronavirus. As of Wednesday,...

Brother Of Israeli Anti-Vaxxer Who Died: “My Mother Is Distraught, Go Get Vaccinated”

Avi Shaulian, the brother of Chai Shaulian, z'l, a leading Israeli anti-vaxxer who died of COVID earlier this week, tearfully spoke about the loss...

21-Year-Old Unvaccinated Israeli Dies Of COVID

A 21-year-old Israeli who hadn't been vaccinated against COVID contracted the virus and passed away on Motzei Shabbos at Wolfson Hospital in Holon. After suffering...

Israeli MD: “Younger Unvaccinated Patients Taking The Beds Of Older Vaccinated Patients”

Prof. Galia Rahav, director of the Infectious Diseases Department at Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer who is considered one of the most senior...

Israel: Unvaccinated Postpartum Mother Dies Of COVID, Another In Serious Condition

An unvaccinated 28-year-old unvaccinated new mother was hospitalized in serious condition in the UCU At Hillel Yaffe Hospital in Hadera over Yom Tov after...

COVID-19 Surge In The US: The Summer Of Hope Ends In Gloom

The summer that was supposed to mark America’s independence from COVID-19 is instead drawing to a close with the U.S. more firmly under the...

Israel Seeks To Expand Use Of Life-Saving Regeneron COVID Treatment

Israel is making efforts to expand the use of Regeneron's life-saving monoclonal antibody treatment and make it more accessible to the general public, Ynet...

Israel Confirms Lowest Infection Rate In Over 2 Weeks

Health Ministry officials on Sunday morning confirmed Israel's lowest infection rate in over two weeks, with the positivity rate at 5.76%, a steep decrease...

Israel: 46 Pregnant, Postpartum Women Hospitalized, 6 In Critical Condition

There are currently 46 pregnant and postpartum women in Israel hospitalized with the coronavirus, with six women in critical condition, Kan News reported. There are...

Is Israel Denying Life-Saving Treatment For COVID Patients?

Amid a soaring infection rate, Israel has confirmed over 550 coronavirus fatalities in the past month. Could some of these deaths have been avoided? According...

Critically Ill Coronavirus Patient Flown From Uman To Israel

A Health Ministry representative revealed on Thursday that a critically ill coronavirus patient was flown from Uman to Israel. In a discussion in the Knesset's...

Israel’s Isolation Exemption For Fully Vaxxed Is Only For Those Jabbed In Israel

People who are vaccinated abroad who enter Israel will have to enter quarantine despite the new regulations announced by the Health Ministry earlier this...

Israel Leads The World In Virus Cases Per Capita Over Past Week

Israel leads the world in the number of coronavirus cases per capita over the past week, an Oxford University study published on Tuesday shows. The...

Israel Confirms Highest Daily Case No. Since COVID Began, Over 7,000 Deaths

Israel's Health Ministry confirmed 10,900 new coronavirus cases on Monday, the highest number of daily cases since the start of the pandemic. The last...

Gur & Karlin-Stolin Impose Strict Restrictions For The Yamim Noraim

Chassidic courts are busy preparing for large crowds during the Yamim Noraim, especially Gerrer and Karlin-Stolin, both of which are known to be stringent...

Israel Opens Boosters Jabs To All, Fully Vaxxed Will Be Exempt From Isolation

Israeli Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz on Sunday announced that the third coronavirus vaccine will now be available to all Israelis above age 12 who...

Outrageous: Virus Spread In Chareidi Areas Due To Gov’t Failure, Israeli Health Official Says

Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis, the head of the Health Ministry's Public Health division, told Kikar H'Shabbat in an interview on Wednesday that the reason for...

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