Knesset Shuts Down After Joint List MK Tests Positive For COVID-19

Joint List MK Sami Abu Shehadeh (Balad), who had already been in quarantine for two days since his driver was diagnosed with the virus,...

IDF Officer Seriously Injured By Live Fire In Training Exercise

A senior IDF officer was seriously injured in a live-fire training urban combat exercise near Kibbutz Tze'elim in southern Israel on Wednesday, an IDF...

Charedi Community In Yerushalyim Plagued With Vandals

A series of robberies have occurred in recent days in the Beis Yisroel neighborhood. of Yerushalayim, including at private homes, shuls, mikvah and stores. Beis...

Israeli HMOs To Begin Testing For Covid-19 Antibodies Among General Populace

Israel's Health Ministry reported on Wednesday that starting as of next week, the HMOs across the country will begin conducting serological testing of more...

The Congo: Magen David Adom Aids African Country To Set Up Drive-Thru Testing Stations...

The drive-through testing stations that Magen David Adom established during the coronavirus crisis caught the eye of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with...

Israel Refuses To Re-Close School System – Only Schools With A Confirmed Case Will...

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met with Education Minister Yoav Galant and National Security Adviser and NSC Director Meir Ben-Shabbat in order to discuss the...

WATCH: Petach Tikvah Man Brutally Assaults Rosh Kollel in COVID-19 Altercation

Netanel Engel, a man who volunteers with the police and Magen David Adom was seen throwing to the ground and kicking a Rabbi in...

BDE: Hagaon Harav Yehoshua Goldshmidt, Z’tl, Passes Away From The Coronavirus

Hagaon Harav Yehoshua Goldshmidt, z'tl, of Yerushalayim, one of the Roshei Kollel of Tal Torah, passed away of the coronavirus at Hadassah Ein Kerem...

WATCH IT: Israel Tests New Ballistic Missile, Hits Unprecedented 249-Mile Target Range

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) successfully tested its new LORA ballistic missile capable of hitting an unprecedented 400 km (249 miles) target range, IAI stated...

Israeli Schools To Remain Open Despite Uptick In Virus Cases

Israel's middle and high schools are remaining open for the time being despite Health Minister Yuli Edelstein's recommendation to close them, the Prime Minister's...

Israel: 17,377 Cases, 291 Deaths, Israel On Verge of Serious Virus Outbreak, Health Official...

There are currently 17,377 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Israel, an increase of 92 cases in the past 24 hours, with 27 in...

Jerusalem: Chareidi Teen Seriously Injured In Car Accident On Golda Meir Blvd

An 18-year-old girl was seriously injured in a car accident on Wednesday morning after being hit by a vehicle on Golda Meir Boulevard in...

URGENT: Single Yeshivah Bochurim Will NOT Be Allowed Entry Into Israel Even With Entry...

YWN has been informed by the Chaim V'Chessed organization on Wednesday evening that the Interior Ministry suddenly retracted permission for single students to enter...

Wildfire: COVID-19 Continues To Spread In Israeli Schools

Coronavirus cases continued to appear in Israeli schools across the country on Wednesday and at least seven additional schools were closed, with a total...

One Blow After Another: El Al’s Cargo Flights Grounded By Airports Authority Due To...

The Israel Airports Authority (IAA) suspended El Al's cargo flights due to the airline's steep debt of NIS 60 million ($17.3 m.) to the...

BDE: Hagaon HaRav Ozer Drori, Z’tl, Of Bnei Brak, Passes Away Of The Coronavirus

Hagaon HaRav Ozer Drori, passed away of the coronavirus at Ma'anyei Yehashua Hospital in Bnei Brak at the age of 67. Rav Drori contracted the...

What Are Israelis Doing Differently Post-Coronavirus?

During the height of the coronavirus crisis and the resulting health restrictions and lockdown, Israeli citizens were forced to make many changes - where...

Report: Israel’s Health Ministry To Recommend Closing All Middle & High Schools

In the wake of the continuing rise of infections in Israel's schools, the Health Ministry is expected to recommend that all middle and high...

WATCH: In The United Arab Emirates, The Jewish Kehilla Davens For The Welfare Of...

Every Shabbos, the Jewish communities in the United Arab Emirates, in the cities of Abu Dhabi and Dubai, daven for the welfare of the...

Israelis Far From Herd Immunity But Tests Show Virus Cases Are 10 Times Higher...

The first serological tests conducted in Israel show that 200,000 Israelis were infected with the coronavirus - 2.5% of the population - over ten...

IDF Soldier Arrested For Threatening Netanyahu On Social Media

Israel Police arrested a 21-year-old IDF soldier for allegedly threatening Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in a Facebook post, Israel Police stated on Tuesday. The suspect,...

9,935 Israeli Students & Staff In Isolation, 217 Diagnosed, 31 Schools Closed

The number of diagnosed cases of the coronavirus in Israeli schools continued to rise on Tuesday and many parents have been choosing to keep...

Israel: 17,253 Cases, 289 Deaths, More Cases In Past Week Than In The Last...

There are 17,253 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Israel, an increase of well over 100 new cases in the past 24 hours. The...

Over 5,000 Israeli Students In Isolation Due To New Virus Outbreaks

As the outbreak of new cases of the coronavirus in Israel continues, thousands of students were sent into quarantine following new infections discovered in...

Bnei Brak Launches Battle To Avoid 2nd Virus Outbreak

The Bnei Brak municipality held an emergency meeting on Sunday night in the wake of the spike of new coronavirus cases in Israel and...

Infiltrators In Tel Aviv & The New Coronavirus Hotspot

The Hatikva neighborhood of south Tel Aviv has filled with more and more illegal infiltrators in recent years. Currently, there over 50,000 foreign workers...

Rav In Petach Tikva, Teacher In Ashdod: 100s In Chareidi Communities In Isolation Due...

The Rav of a well-known shul in Petach Tikvah, his wife and their 19-year-old daughter, were diagnosed with the coronavirus on Sunday, sending dozens...

Israel: 17,071 Cases, 285 Deaths, Education Minister: Schools With Even 1 Virus Case Will...

There are 17,071 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Israel as of Monday, an increase of 34 cases since Sunday night. The number of...

Iran Tried To Raise Chlorine In Israel’s Water To Perilous Levels, Report Says

Iran attempted to manipulate Israel's water system to increase the amount of chlorine in Israel's drinking water to dangerous levels in its cyberattack in...

What Did The Posek Say Regarding Natural Medicine For Emotional Issues?

Hagaon Rav Ben-Tzion Mutzafi, one of the most chashuve Sefardi poskim in Israel, was asked by one of his students whether to send someone...

Good News: Emotional Greeting As Bochur Bitten By Snake Returns Home

There was great joy in Neve Yaakov on Erev Shavuos as the yeshiva bochur who was on the verge of death after being bitten...

Arab Family Turns To ZAKA To Prevent Autopsy On Toddler

An Arab family from the Jerusalem area visited relatives last week in Yericho to celebrate Eid al-Fitr ("Festival of Breaking the Fast"), the holiday...

Edelstein Opens Up Covid-19 Testing To People Without Symptoms

Israel's new Health Minister Yuli Edelstein announced during a press conference on Sunday night that there will be new parameters in place to determine...

Parents Are Furious: Students At J-m School Say Rules Were Flagrantly Violated

The number of new coronavirus cases from the Hebrew Gymnasium school in the Rechavia neighborhood of Jerusalem has risen to almost 200 and according...

INCRIMINATING REPORT: Teacher At J-m School At Center Of Outbreak Knew He Was Ill...

According to a Channel 12 News report on Sunday, the outbreak at the Hebrew Gymnasium school in Rechavia, now the epicenter of the new...

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FLATBUSH: Man Who Stabbed NYPD Officers Is Muslim, FBI Investigating Possible...

An NYPD officer on an anti-looting patrol was ambushed Wednesday in Flatbush by a man who walked up behind him and stabbed him in...