Lapid tests positive for COVID

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid announced that he had tested positive for the coronavirus on Monday, but said he was otherwise in good health. By Erin Viner "I feel great…

Former Israeli PMs face off in court

Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared in court yesterday, where he is suing his predecessor Ehud Olmert for defamation. By Erin Viner The current political opposition leader filed the…

COVID hits record high in Israel

The latest data from the Ministry of Health supports increasing evidence worldwide that Omicron is causing milder illness than previous variants of the coronavirus, even as the country is challenged…

Israel begins 4th vax round

"Israel will once again be pioneering the global vaccination effort," Prime Minister Naftali Bennett announced in a televised news conference, underscoring, "We now have a new layer of defense." By…

Herzog meets with US Security Chief

Israeli President Isaac Herzog held a diplomatic working meeting with United States National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan soon after his arrival in Jerusalem last night. By Erin Viner Discussion between…

Israel extends travel ban

10 more nations have been added to Israel no-fly red list designated as high-risk of infection by the Omicron coronavirus variant. By Erin Viner Israelis will be forbidden to visit…

Israeli study: 3rd vax helps against Omicron

Researchers at Sheba Medical Center and the Health Ministry's Central Virology Laboratory announced that all 3 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine provides critical protection against the new coronavirus strain. By…

Israel tightens travel ban

Britain and Denmark have been added to the "red" list of countries Israelis are forbidden to visit in an effort to limit spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant. By Erin…

Israel greets US Amb. Thomas Nides

“The People of Israel welcome you with open arms and an open heart,” said Israeli President Isaac Herzog upon receiving the new Ambassador of the United States of America, H.E.…

Israel bans entry due to Omicron variant

Becoming the first country to completely seal its borders in response to the new and potentially more contagious coronavirus variant, Israel has barred all non-citizens for 2 weeks. By Erin…