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EL-Al Announces Massive Layoffs

Hit hard by flight cancellations and a new government policy that will virtually shut down Israel’s incoming tourism industry, Israel’s El Al national airline...

Ben Gurion Airport Shuts Down Terminal 1

As of Wednesday, Terminal 1 at Ben-Gurion Airport will be closed down and flights diverted to Terminal 3 until further notice, announced the Israel...

Israeli Moves to Tap Personal Cellphones to Limit Spread of Coronavirus

 In Israel, curbing the spread of the coronavirus will come at a cost of some privacy. The country’s internal security service, Shin Bet, will...

Temple Mount’s Dome of The Rock Shuts Down Due to Coronavirus Threat

The coronavirus outbreak has caused the closures of the Temple Mount’s Dome of the Rock and Al-Aqsa Mosque until further notice, reports Reuters.As an...

Netanyahu Announces Stricter Coronavirus Measures on Israelis

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced a series of new measures in connection with the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and said that...

Chief Rabbi: Stay Away from Western Wall Due to Coronavirus

Israel's Sephardic chief rabbi ruled on Thursday that praying at the Western Wall should be avoided, as well as all religious services with large...

Israel Schools Shut Down Amidst Coronavirus Threat

On Thursday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Israel is closing its schools and universities in an effort to prevent coronavirus contagion.While Netanyahu excluded kindergartens,...

Israel sets in motion plant to Ben Gurion Airport Empty

The Israeli government has instructed relevant ministries and departments to develop a plan to resume air traffic from 16 August, the government press service...

Calls to Form Emergency Government to Combat Coronavirus

 As the country remains in a political deadlock and the coronavirus epidemic is starting to spread throughout the country, Interior Minister Arieh Deri is...

Netanyahu Orders All Passengers Entering Country Be Quarantined

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced this week  the introduction of mandatory quarantine for everyone arriving from abroad amid coronavirus fears."After a day of...