COVID resurgence in Israel

A new wave of the coronavirus has led to a significant increase in infections, the Ministry of Health is reporting. By Erin Viner There are currently 61,218 active cases in…

Israel, India to resume FTA talks

A delegation from New Delhi has arrived in Jerusalem to resume talks for a free trade agreement (FTA). By Erin Viner Israel's Economy Ministry announced that a senior team from…

Israel warns COVID not over

The Delta strain of the coronavirus has not been eliminated and may return. By Erin Viner This, according to researchers at the Ben-Gurion University (BGU) of the Negev published in…

Israel drops indoor mask mandate

Israeli are no longer compelled to wear COVID-19 masks inside of closed public venues, in the second such revision after the measure was briefly dropped and then restored last year…

Christians mark Palm Sunday in Jerusalem

Worshippers from around the world were once again able to attend Palm Sunday mass at Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre after two years of COVID-19 travel restrictions. By Erin…

New COVID variant emerges in Israel

Two travelers were diagnosed with the new coronavirus variant in recent days after undergoing PCR testing upon arrival at the Ben Gurion International Airport, although the coronavirus strain is believed…

Netanyahu tests positive for COVID

Current Israeli Opposition head and former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been diagnosed with the coronavirus. By Erin Viner The 72-year-old Likud party leader "feels well" and is following the…

Israeli skies open to all 1 March

All visitors will soon be allowed to enter Israel, regardless of whether they have been vaccinated against the coronavirus. By Erin Viner According to a statement TV7 obtained from the…

Israel drops Green Pass policy

"The wave has broken," Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said at the start of a discussion with health officials on the state of the pandemic, where it was announced that the…

OECD: Israeli economy ‘remarkable, inspirational’

The Secretary General of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) highlighted Israel’s economic prowess during a visit to Jerusalem. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner “Since Israel joined…