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Two children die of coronavirus in Be'er Sheva hospital

Two children die of coronavirus in Be'er Sheva hospital

The two, both six years old, deteriorated over the past few days, and doctors tried everything possible to save them.

What will your children be taught about Desmond Tutu?

What will your children be taught about Desmond Tutu?

Tutu was an aggressive anti-Jewish and anti-Israel agitator. This too is his legacy, but only if parents insist will children know it.Op-ed.

'Parents, take your children to get vaccinated'

'Parents, take your children to get vaccinated'

'Policy hasn't changed, Education Min. always said to do everything to preserve school routines,' new Education Min. Director General says.

Hospitals told to prepare for 340 serious cases of child COVID

Hospitals told to prepare for 340 serious cases of children with COVID-19

Faced with skyrocketing COVID-19 infection rates, hospitals plan opening extra pediatric wards with dedicated staff.

Rabbi Kanievsky backs in-school vaccination campaign for kids

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky backs in-school vaccination campaign for kids

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky instructs school directors and Tamudei Torah to vaccinate the children following the threat of fifth wave of corona.

Four children killed in bouncy castle accident in Australia

Four children killed in bouncy castle accident in Australia

Gust of wind blew the inflatable castle into the air, tossing the children out from a height of over thirty feet.

Research: Daycare doesn't hurt academics, despite poor quality

Research: Early daycare doesn't harm reading achievements, despite poor quality

New Taub Center research examines impact of participation in early education & care settings for children from 0-3 on reading achievements.

Israel kicks off COVID-19 vaccine rollout for children 5-11

Israel kicks off COVID-19 vaccine rollout for children 5-11

Around 600 children have already received the coronavirus vaccine, and 20,000 more have appointments. 'Holiday for children and parents.'

Bennett: Vaccination of children to begin on Tuesday

Bennett: Vaccination of children to begin on Tuesday

Prime Minister announces that 5-to-11-year-olds will be able to receive the Pfizer vaccine as of next week.

Prof. Ash: 'We'll start giving children COVID vaccine next week'

Prof. Ash: 'We'll start giving children COVID-19 vaccine next week'

COVID-19 infection coefficient nearing 1 as Israel gears up to vaccinate children 5-11.

US: About 900,000 children have been vaccinated so far

US: About 900,000 children have been vaccinated so far

White House says about 900,000 children ages 5 to 11 have received their first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.

Expert: 'Children at greater risk from COVID than from vaccine'

Expert: 'Children at greater risk from COVID-19 than from vaccine'

Ahead of decision on vaccine approval, head of Israel's Pediatric Association tells why he supports coronavirus vaccines for children 5-11.

Who keeps the children?

Who keeps the children?

Ask the Rabbi: Custody in halakha, the duality of Jewish life and other topics.

Top health official on death threats: My children are scared

Top health official on death threats: My children are scared

Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis: I support vaccinating children. In any case the children's vaccines won't arrive for another few weeks.

Dangerous game in China

Dangerous game in China

Children in China have found a new way to amuse themselves - 27 stories up.

FDA panel recommends COVID-19 vaccine for 5-to-11-year-olds

FDA panel recommends Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for 5-to-11-year-olds

US Food and Drug Administration advisers endorse Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11.

Argentina begins vaccinating children 3-11

Argentina begins vaccinating children 3-11

Argentina administers Chinese coronavirus vaccine to children ages 3 and up. 'By the end of the year, everyone 3 and up will be protected.'

Sharp rise in number of children hospitalized with PIMS

Sharp rise in number of children hospitalized with PIMS

Over 35 children hospitalized with PIMS within less than two weeks.

Pfizer-BioNTech: COVID-19 vaccine safe for children 5-11

Pfizer-BioNTech: COVID-19 vaccine safe for children 5-11

Data to be submitted to FDA for emergency use authorization, Pfizer-BioNTech says.

11% of children with COVID have symptoms after recovering

Survey: 11% of Israeli children with COVID have symptoms after recovering

Health Ministry survey finds thousands of children develop 'long COVID symptoms' after recovering from the disease

Parents threaten: 'We'll lie and say we tested our children'

Parents threaten: 'We'll lie and say we tested our children for coronavirus'

Some parents don't want to test their children for coronavirus, and are not above lying to the school. 'Sometimes that's part of education.'

ZOA calls out Philadelphia libraries for anti-Israel content

ZOA calls out Philadelphia libraries for anti-Israel content targeting children

After Philadelphia Jewish community discovers libraries promoting extreme anti-Israel content to children, ZOA calls out library system.

SIx-year-old is forgotten in vehicle - and dies

SIx-year-old is forgotten in vehicle - and dies

In southern Israel, Magen David Adom forced to declare death of a 6-year-old who was forgotten in a vehicle.

Six children hospitalized with post-coronavirus inflammation

Six children hospitalized with post-coronavirus inflammation

By June, 103 Israeli children had been reported hospitalized post-coronavirus with PIMS. Six more have been hospitalized in the past week.

Study: COVID babies have reduced cognitive performance

Study: Children born during pandemic have reduced cognitive performance

Study cites face masks, lockdown, and maternal stress as possible causative factors.

Mother 'quarantines' children in trunk of vehicle

Mother 'quarantines' children in trunk of vehicle

Mother puts two children in trunk of vehicle, claims they are there for 'quarantine.'

Study: Children's coronavirus antibodies decrease with time

Study: Children's coronavirus antibodies decrease with time

New study shows vast majority of children had no detectable COVID-19 antibodies four months after their illness.

Discussions held on tactics to vaccinate children at schools

Financial compensation and mobile centers: Tactics for pushing shot at schools discussed

Ideas discussed with local authorities about how to increase child vaccination and bypass opposition of Education Minister.

Coronavirus vaccines may split classes in two

Coronavirus vaccines may split classes in two

'Classes may be split in two - those children who are vaccinated, and those who are unvaccinated,' teacher warns.

Mother indicted for purposely burning child

Mother indicted for purposely burning child

Child calls his mother a 'swine' - and gets a hot teaspoon to his neck.

Police arrest woman suspected of kidnapping children

Police arrest woman suspected of kidnapping children

Woman who brought children to her home, claiming they were hers, is arrested, report says.

Watch: Children trapped on roller coasterplayer

Watch: Children trapped on roller coaster

Eight children become trapped four meters in the air, on a mobile roller coaster in Bnei Brak. Firefighters arrived to help evacuate them.

Five-year-old killed by bus in northern Israel

Five-year-old killed by bus in northern Israel

Bus driver detained after little girl struck and killed while crossing the street.

Toddler locked in vehicle dies

Toddler locked in vehicle dies

Initial investigations show 3-year-old entered vehicle as part of a game.

Jewish couple in their 60s confirmed dead in condo collapse

Jewish couple in their 60s confirmed dead in Surfside condo collapse

Zvi and Itty Ainsworth had recently moved to Miami to be close to their children and grandchildren after living in Australia for 20 years.

US Crime of the Century: Stealing children's youthful innocence

America's Crime of the Century: Stealing children's youthful innocence

I was reared innocent, protected. My parents and teachers figured I would find things out later, when I was older. Not today's kids. Op-ed.

In Jaffa, toy distribution project brings Jews & Arabs together

In Jaffa, toy distribution project brings Jews & Arabs together

The Toy Movement partners with Peres Center, distributing toys to Arab and Jewish children in Jaffa.

Family Visited Grave Of Son Lost In Meron To Ask For Help

Family Visited Grave Of Son Lost In Meron To Ask For Help

Last month, the Kirschbaum family’s suffering was on the lips of nearly every Jew in the world as they mourned the loss of their teenage son

Mother pulls child from Idaho school after antisemitic threats

Mother pulls daughter from Idaho school after antisemitic threats

After antisemitic bullying escalates into threats ignored by the school and authorities, mother removes children from Idaho middle school.

Mystery illness sickens children at Australian Chabad daycare

Mystery illness sickens children at Australian Chabad daycare

The cause is still unknown for a mass allergic reaction that only occurred in children inside one room of the daycare during afternoon tea.