Israel extends vaccine passes

A new Israeli initiative to permit vaccinated citizens to resume normal activities amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has been postponed due to technical difficulties. By Erin Viner  The country’s “Green…

Israel opens China-run port

Israel has bolstered its placement as a regional trade hub by inaugurating a new shipping port in the Mediterranean city of Haifa. By Erin Viner The ₪ 5.5 billion shequel…

Israeli COVID rate world’s highest

Oxford University has published a study revealing that coronavirus cases per capita in Israel are now the world’s highest, with the country currently ranked in the fourth percentile for virus-related…

Delta variant reaches Israel

Israel is now recommending that all 12-15 year-olds be vaccinated against COVID-19, citing new outbreaks attributed to the more infectious Delta variant. Israel expanded vaccine eligibility to include adolescents last…

Israel lifts indoor masks for most

Israelis are no longer required to wear face masks indoors starting today, signaling the end of one of the country’s last remaining restrictions as new COVID-19 infections continue to wane.…

Israel to vaccinate 12 to 16-year-olds

The Israeli Health Ministry will begin inoculating children aged 12-16 with the COVID-19 vaccine. The announcement follows lengthy consultations between the Coronavirus Cabinet and health experts in recent weeks. "The…