The latest coronavirus headlines

Cities under consideration for closure include Jerusalem, Bnei Brak, Ashdod, Beit Shemesh, Ramle, Lod, Yavne, Ra’anana, Modi’in Illit and Kiryat Malachi.

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The Columbus Jewish News has compiled a list of organizations and businesses that are creating online content during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read more

Israel usually absorbs 30,000 immigrants a year. For multiple reasons, the Jewish Agency is expecting some 250,000 new immigrants over the next three to five years.

The post Immigration to Israel could spike due to the coronavirus pandemic, leading groups say appeared first on Jewish Telegraphic Agency. Read more

Ohio has 60,181 total cases of COVID-19 and 2,991 total deaths, the Ohio Department of Healt… Read more

Defense Minister Benny Gantz tweeted: “Let’s start with the bottom line: I feel great and intend to continue working as usual, just remotely.”

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The plaintiffs allege that they were nowhere near any known coronavirus patients, and being in isolation would cause them serious financial damage.

The post Israelis sue government over mistaken directive to enter COVID-19 quarantine appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

Coronavirus infection rate rises to 5.2 percent as over 1,000 new cases are recorded in a single day.

The post Israel sees six more COVID-19 deaths; Beitar Illit declared a restricted zone appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

Despite the ruling, rumors are circulating that some Orthodox camps have indeed opened in New York utilizing certain “loopholes.”

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The Columbus Jewish News has compiled a list of organizations and businesses that are creating online content during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read more

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced an order to require the use of face masks throughout seven c… Read more

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein announces the creation of a special post to oversee all government actions related to the pandemic; ministry to increase epidemiological testing.

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Israel’s struggling national carrier will get a $250 million loan and raise another $150 million on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, with the government purchasing unsold shares.

The post $400 million El Al bailout likely to result in the airline being nationalized appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

Israel’s success in curbing the first wave of COVID-19 was “wiped out” when restrictions were lifted early, says professor Siegal Sadetzki.

The post Head of Israel’s Public Health Service resigns, says country has ‘lost its way’ appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

JERUSALEM (JTA) — It was just two months ago that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu … Read more

The PGA Tour’s Memorial Tournament to be held July 14-19 at Muirfield Village Golf Club in D… Read more

The Columbus Jewish News has compiled a list of organizations and businesses that are creating online content during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read more

Updated

Ohio has 57,956 total cases of COVID-19 and 2,927 total deaths, the Ohio Department of Healt… Read more

The Columbus Metropolitan Library has suspended limited services associated with its phased … Read more

“We find it implausible that the Palestinian Authority managed to hide thousands of trucks dumping garbage over the side of a cliff along a major highway for weeks on end,” said Regavim, which is pressing for cleanup and a resolution to the situation.

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“We need to take immediate steps to prevent the need for much more extreme measures later,” says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

The post Israel shuts bars, restricts synagogue capacity as COVID-19 surges appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A leading member of Israel’s government has apologized for dismissing the … Read more

The Columbus Jewish News has compiled a list of organizations and businesses that are creating online content during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read more

Israel’s coronavirus death toll hits 330, with 804 new cases in the past 24 hours • “If we do not block the spread of the coronavirus we will have neither health nor an economy,” says Israeli premier.

The post Netanyahu: ‘Very strong’ COVID-19 resurgence is an ‘emergency situation’ appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

The Columbus Jewish News has compiled a list of organizations and businesses that are creating online content during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read more

The Columbus Jewish News has compiled a list of organizations and businesses that are creating online content during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read more

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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced the creation a new warning system to help combat flare-ups t… Read more

The devastating effects of COVID-19 that have ravaged Western Europe and now the United States have so far spared certain Jewish communities in Eastern Europe, even as it now has Russia in its crosshairs.

The post Working to serve the needs of Jews in Eastern Europe in the age of corona appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther announced at a press conference July 2 that wearing a facial c… Read more

Absent a viable civilian alternative, Israel’s parliament votes 58-38 to grant the Israel Security Agency limited powers for three weeks to trace the movements of known carriers.

The post Knesset passes law authorizing Shin Bet to resume tracking of coronavirus carriers appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

Ashdod, Lod neighborhoods shuttered for 7 days as Israel’s daily infection rate nears 1,000 • P.A.-controlled areas to go into 5-day lockdown.

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