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Merck Covid-19 pill may cut death risk in half

Merck Covid-19 pill may cut death risk in half

If approved for emergency use, pill would become the first widely available oral medication to treat Covid-19.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/10/2021 17:37
Unvaccinated woman in video hospitalized with COVID dies

Unvaccinated woman in video hospitalized with COVID dies

A TikTok video is circulating on social media of an unvaccinated woman who is in the hospital with COVID, and who has since died.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/09/2021 18:32
“Let them eat cake” vs the sanctity of life

“Let them eat cake” vs the sanctity of life

The sanctity of life was at the forefront of our value system and made Israel different from her neighbors. Till now. Op-ed.Ron Jager, 25/08/2021 15:37
UK man on trial for series of posts blaming Jews for COVID

UK man on trial for series of posts blaming Jews for COVID

35-year old who was previously expelled form courtroom for wearing a Nazi armband faces charges of racial hatred and breaching terror laws.Dan Verbin, Canada, 13/08/2021 19:57
The Boom of Payday Loan Business During the 2021 Pandemic

The Boom of Payday Loan Business During the 2021 Pandemic

The availability of credit is an important factor contributing to the recovery in economic activity after the shockSponsored Content, 11/08/2021 10:44
Yeshivas and the pandemic, Here and there

Yeshivas and the pandemic, Here and there

Things seem to be working out for students coming to Israel, but one has to keep checking the situation. Op-ed.Larry Gordon, 08/08/2021 13:00
:Not vaccinated:’ How refusal is spreading the virus of antisemitism

:Not vaccinated:’ How refusal is spreading the virus of antisemitism

Like COVID-19, anti-Semitism whipped up during the pandemic, an echo of the medieval slander that Jews spread the Black Death, remains.Op-edBen Cohen, 08/08/2021 05:24
Jewish Federations of North America cancels in-person event due to COVID

Jewish Federations of North America cancels in-person event due to COVID

The umbrella group had planned to combine online and in-person events, but cancelled the latter due to the pandemic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/08/2021 05:38
Britain lifts pandemic restrictions on daily life

Britain lifts pandemic restrictions on daily life

Nightclubs now able to reopen and other indoor venues allowed to run at full capacity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2021 03:58
Gap between rich and poor countries widened during pandemic

Gap between rich and poor countries widened during pandemic

Rich countries spent up to 212 times per capita more than poor nations on social assistance to cushion unprecedented economic shock.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/07/2021 08:18
On rethinking our approach to the current state of the pandemic

On rethinking our approach to the current state of the pandemic

Hashem wants us to react to the global suffering that we bear witness to. The world is not at peace; much sorrow and terror still abound.Avi Lasdun, 07/06/2021 11:42
Study: Coronavirus pandemic exacerbated troubles of poorest

Study: Coronavirus pandemic exacerbated troubles of poorest

New research debunks theory that poor people suffered the least due to lack of disruption to their monthly living stipends.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/05/2021 09:30
Torah values saw Yeshiva U through 'year of enormous challenges'

Torah values saw Yeshiva U through 'year of enormous challenges'

YU has felt the pain of loss from the pandemic and the recent Meron disaster.Yoni Kempinski, 07/05/2021 01:38
New study: Pandemic saw surge in Bavarian antisemitism

New study: Pandemic saw surge in Bavarian antisemitism

New study finds that antisemitic incidents in German state rose by 30 percent in 2020 versus 2019.Dan Verbin, 04/05/2021 17:44
Polish reality TV star turned town councillor goes on anti-Semitic rant

Polish reality TV star turned town councillor goes on anti-Semitic rant

Councillor for town of Olecka says that Jews are behind a plan to "murder us and take over."Dan Verbin, 28/04/2021 01:48
Report: Berlin sees pandemic spike in anti-Semitic attacks

Report: Berlin sees pandemic spike in anti-Semitic attacks

Anti-Semitism commissioner admits that German capital "has an anti-Semitism problem."Dan Verbin, 19/04/2021 22:25
Israel pioneers a new political phenomenon: the vaccine election

Israel pioneers a new political phenomenon: the vaccine election

Israel is the first, but there will be other vaccine elections soon, and politicians will be judged by how they protected the public Op-ed.Daniel Johnson, 26/03/2021 15:00
Time for cautious optimistic? US sees travel surge, as 1.5 million pass through airports

Time for cautious optimistic? US sees travel surge, as 1.5 million pass through airports

For the first time since the pandemic began over a year ago, 1.5 million travellers entered the United States on Sunday.Dan Verbin, 22/03/2021 23:39
How should we solve the problem of screen time for kids?

How should we solve the problem of screen time for kids?

Pandemic life includes a lot of screen time for kids. Is it time to cut back?NPR, 19/03/2021 02:22
In managing the pandemic, Netanyahu resisted deadly populism

In managing the pandemic, Netanyahu resisted deadly populism

Despite criticisms leveled against him by political rivals, Benjamin Netanyahu’s COVID-19 policies have helped Israel avert disaster.Op-ed/Daniel Tauber, 16/03/2021 09:43
The blindspot of NYAG Letitia James

The blindspot of NYAG Letitia James

Brutal attacks on the US Asian population have skyrocketed since the emergence of the coronavirus, but so has anti-Semitism. Op-ed.Ronald J Edelstein, 15/03/2021 11:30
After corona: What will we do with our health?

After corona: What will we do with our health?

Let us hope we remember those we lost to the coronavirus and that our main goal is not health, but that health enables us to strive for it.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 15/03/2021 05:58
Coronavirus, one year later: How the pandemic has changed us

Coronavirus, one year later: How the pandemic has changed us

Has the COVID-19 pandemic forever altered human behavior?NPR, 12/03/2021 04:26
Top health official: The coronavirus is still here

Top health official: The coronavirus is still here

Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis disputes Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s assertion that Israel has overcome the coronavirus pandemic.Elad Benari, Canada, 05/03/2021 22:45
Out of the depths of winter - a society of fear

Out of the depths of winter - a society of fear

This pandemic has created is a society of fear, even from those methods that can relieve the fear, along with apathy to the elections. Op-edRabbi Berel Wein, 04/03/2021 15:40
Managing an offshore business during COVID-19 pandemic

Managing an offshore business during COVID-19 pandemic

We are living in very uncertain times. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed people`s lives completely.Communicated Content , 04/03/2021 14:42
So how was Purim 2021?

So how was Purim 2021?

This year I heard Megilat Esther outside wearing a coat in the cold, under a Jerusalem street light.Sivan Rahav-Meir , 27/02/2021 18:55
A pregnant pause to consider vaccine denial

A pregnant pause to consider vaccine denial

Grieving relatives of the Israeli mother and fetus who died of COVID-19 should not have to argue with arrogant, ignorant anti-vaxxers. Op-edRuthie Blum, 24/02/2021 08:18
The laws of Purim during the corona pandemic

The laws of Purim during the corona pandemic

The Torah is extremely careful about not risking lives, so Purim mitzvot should be observed in moderation, following health directives.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 21/02/2021 19:00
The Global Village or a Global Death Trap?

The Global Village or a Global Death Trap?

The party may be over. Viral epidemics will probably remain an integral part of twenty first century Western civilization. Opinion.Dr. Chaim C.. Cohen, 18/02/2021 23:59
In the morning sun

In the morning sun

What is the vision for this new refresh of society which we are now building? Opinion.Dr. Devorah Ungar, 15/02/2021 07:14
Can we open the schools?

Can we open the schools?

Has the imposed social isolation caused emotional damage to thousands of children who need in-person instruction and peer interaction? Op-edDavid Rubin, 13/02/2021 20:46
Joel Kotkin thinks about God and the pandemic

Joel Kotkin thinks about God and the pandemic

Joel Kotkin assesses what’s happening in American religious culture today as the pandemic continues to take its toll.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/02/2021 03:07
The lesson of Parshat Sheqalim: Get vaccinated!!!

The lesson of Parshat Sheqalim: Get vaccinated!!!

When the chips are down, God commands us to transcend our selfishness and coalesce into a unified whole.Rabbi Prof. Jeffrey R. Woolf, 09/02/2021 10:23
Pandemic – The great equalizer and unifier

Pandemic – The great equalizer and unifier

Faith is not diminished when we ask.  Faith is the reason why we ask.Rabbi Eli Hecht, 06/02/2021 18:43
Don't let COVID-19 wear you out

Don't let COVID-19 wear you out

If you need help, don't be ashamed to ask for help - and meanwhile, find joy in a corona shidduch story!Sivan Rahav-Meir, 04/02/2021 08:51
'The pandemic encourages Aliyah, but also inhibits it'

'The pandemic encourages Aliyah, but also inhibits it'

The coronavirus brings with it fear and a kind of darkness. As Jews, our light knows how to overcome this darkness as wellDr. Sam Minskoff, 29/01/2021 16:27
Telling our story to the next generation – no matter what

Telling our story to the next generation – no matter what

An educator's mission during this period is teaching our meaningful story of continuity, brave leaders and how we can overcome difficulties.Sivan Rahav-Meir , 28/01/2021 11:54
Interview: Israelis starting to protest lockdowns

Interview: Israelis starting to protest lockdowns

Many parents and children are tired of schools being closed during the epidemic. Now they are going out for a protest.Israel News Talk Radio, 28/01/2021 01:04
Anti-Semitism is on the march from Kuwait to Tunisia

Anti-Semitism is on the march from Kuwait to Tunisia

It has always surged to the surface in times of social, political and economic uncertainty, now made worse by the coronavirus pandemic.Amjad Taha, 24/01/2021 13:00
Researchers: Current deadly US coronavirus surge has peaked

Researchers: Current deadly US coronavirus surge has peaked

While another surge of COVID-19 remains possible, the number of new daily infections has been steadily declining in most states.NPR, 22/01/2021 06:59
Israeli medical workers protest government handling of pandemic

Israeli medical workers protest government handling of pandemic

Doctors from 7 hotels protest lack of funding amidst COVID pandemic.i24NEWS, 21/01/2021 22:50
One year ago, the United Nations colluded with China - and Covid spread all over

One year ago, the United Nations colluded with China - and Covid spread all over

In January 2020, WHO gave China the reins of the virus' investigation. They reported no evidence of human to human transmission. Op-ed.Giulio Meotti‏, 20/01/2021 15:19
In these days of suspended life

In these days of suspended life

A fleeting moment, the echo of a memory. Can we choose a random moment in Time, and remember it for the rest of our lives? Op-ed.Dr. Devorah Ungar, 19/01/2021 22:30
God's role in the pandemic

God's role in the pandemic

This week's online initiative for children: The Hebrew word for pandemic is in yesterday's Torah reading.Rabbi Reuven Spolter, 17/01/2021 21:25
How does Dubai fight corona compared to Israel?

How does Dubai fight corona compared to Israel?

There is a crucial difference between the response of the population of Dubai and that of Israel. Op-ed.Mendi Safadi, 16/01/2021 19:31
G-d is in control

G-d is in control

It was at this time of year that Pharaoh declared that G-d is in control. And with COVID, we are coming to terms with something similar.Rabbi Lazer Gurkow, 15/01/2021 09:21
On marginalization and vaccination

On marginalization and vaccination

It is axiomatic that if there is a world view we hold as a society, some thoughts are marginalized as they undermine that society. Op-ed.Dr. Moshe Leibler, 11/01/2021 11:35
Taking a shot

Taking a shot

I do not understand the basis for being against this vaccination in certain groups of individuals in the Jewish religious world. Op-ed.Rabbi Berel Wein, 05/01/2021 22:30
A drive around Manhattan

A drive around Manhattan

This will be a long, dark winter in America, one that will test our well being, even our sanity. Op-ed.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 30/12/2020 16:23
The tug of war between covid regulations and human nature

The tug of war between covid regulations and human nature

Human nature must be addressed in evaluating covid regulations. The rules must be kept, but the gov't can't expect 100% compliance. Opinion.Dr. Chaim C.. Cohen, 28/12/2020 20:30
The second pandemic: Misinformation

The second pandemic: Misinformation

Now that we are in the midst of vaccine distribution, we must not let ignorance or weariness sidetrack us.Health directives save lives.Op-edDr. Daniel Stone, 28/12/2020 06:14
'Grandma is in Isolation': A book for children about the pandemic

'Grandma is in Isolation': A book for children about the pandemic

Very young children must be wondering, perhaps fearfully, why their grandparents disappeared. A new upbeat book makes it clear. Op-ed.Rochel Sylvetsky, 27/12/2020 12:37
Orthodox community’s battle against COVID-induced rise in abuse

Orthodox community’s battle against COVID-induced rise in abuse

Amudim records unprecedented 69% rise in new caseloads since the start of pandemic and the subsequent lockdownsArutz Sheva Staff, 21/12/2020 07:08
Trump: 'Pandemic may have begun in China but it will end here'

Trump: 'Pandemic may have begun in China but it will end here'

Fox News says that following the FDA's approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, gov't to move ahead with mass vaccination 'very quickly.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2020 22:02
How Remote Workers Can Keep Their Data Safe When Working From Home

How Remote Workers Can Keep Their Data Safe When Working From Home

The 2020 coronavirus pandemic has brought about a surge in remote workers, with nearly half (46.6%) of employed people working some of the tSponsored Content, 11/12/2020 09:20
Europe is a mega-Disneyland trembling before COVID-19

Europe is a mega-Disneyland trembling before COVID-19

All we see in Europe is talking heads advocating lockdown - the same ones who said masks are useless, there is no need for tests. Opionion..Giulio Meotti, 05/12/2020 18:30