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…

Israel signs new deal with Pfizer

Israel has secured another agreement to acquire millions of doses of COVID-19 vaccinations from Pfizer, following major efforts by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Yuli Edelstein. According to…

Israel ends outdoor mask order

Israel has dropped its mask requirement for outdoor spaces and fully reopened all schools, as the nation edges nearer to total immunization of its adult population against the coronavirus. Around…

Israel’s 73rd Independence Day

Israelis today celebrated 73 years since the Jewish State was re-established in 1948. A state ceremony was televised live from Mount Herzl in Jerusalem to mark the start of the…

Israel partially open skies

As Israel further relaxes curbs against the coronavirus pandemic, non-citizens may again visit the country under limited circumstances. Conditions on entry include the presence of “first degree” relatives such as…

Israelis prepare for Passover

Jews around the world are now making last-minute arrangements for Passover, which begins at sundown tomorrow evening at the conclusion of the Sabbath. Passover marks the first major holiday that…