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Poll finds public gives good marks to Netanyahu on coronavirus:

March 30th, 2020


Low approval for Lapid, Edelstein, Gantz, Litzman
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By GIL HOFFMAN


Netanyahu temporarily isolates after close aide contracts coronavirus:

March 30th, 2020


Rivka Paluch, the prime minister's parliamentary aide, has been diagnosed with COVID-19. She spent time with Netanyahu and his staff at the Knesset last week.
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By GIL HOFFMAN


16th Israeli dies of virus, Health Ministry predicts 150 critical patients:

March 30th, 2020


"I don't see a model in which we end this situation with a small number of intubated patients or deaths."
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By EYTAN HALON


When it comes to coronavirus, could Israel be Italy?:

March 30th, 2020


The answer to how many ventilators the country really has
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By MAAYAN JAFFA-HOFFMAN


Mossad obtains 10 million more coronavirus masks for Israel:

March 30th, 2020


The Mossad also brought a few dozen ventilators, tens of thousands of more test kits and around 25,000 N95 masks – and is expected to bring even more medical equipment.
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By YONAH JEREMY BOB


No matzah shortage supermarkets, Economy Ministry state:

March 30th, 2020


Officials have been tracking the ongoing readiness of the food industry to produce food on a daily basis since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak, and have included the availability of matzah.
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By JEREMY SHARON


Police disperse hundreds of ultra-Orthodox from synagogues in Mea Shearim:

March 30th, 2020


Extremists attack Magen David Adom team injuring one
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By JEREMY SHARON


IDF returns Jordanian seeking coronavirus treatment after crossing border:

March 30th, 2020


At least two more quarantine hotels to be opened in Tel Aviv
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By ANNA AHRONHEIM


Only three international airlines still operating at Ben-Gurion Airport:

March 30th, 2020


While 140 airlines served Israel's largest airport prior to the coronavirus outbreak, only Aeroflot, United Airlines and Ethiopian Airlines are continuing operations.
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By EYTAN HALON


Saudi king will cover treatment for citizens with coronavirus:

March 30th, 2020


The kingdom has taken drastic steps to contain the disease, halting international flights, closing most public places and imposing a partial curfew.
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By REUTERS


Six more Palestinians have tested positive for coronavirus:

March 30th, 2020


With 115 confirmed coronavirus cases, Palestinian health officials say there's room for optimism
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By KHALED ABU TOAMEH


Palestinians close factories producing fake coronavirus masks, sanitizer:

March 30th, 2020


Crackdown in response to complaints that products did not meet PA standards and regulations
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By KHALED ABU TOAMEH


Land Day to be marked on balconies during coronavirus:

March 30th, 2020


Palestinians usually mark the day by violent clashes with IDF troops in Gaza and West Bank.
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By ANNA AHRONHEIM


COGAT coordinates restoration of CT machine in Gaza:

March 30th, 2020


The hospital provides medical treatment for dozens of patients daily.
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By JERUSALEM POST STAFF


Johnson & Johnson to start coronavirus vaccine human trials in September:

March 30th, 2020


The announcement was part of a $1 billion deal made with the US government to create the manufacturing capacity for 1 billion vaccine doses.
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By REUTERS


Coronavirus: Israeli billionaire to donate NIS 10m. to hospitals, NGO:

March 30th, 2020


The Sheba Medical Center in Tel Aviv, the Ichilov Hospital, and the Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa will each receive NIS 3m and the Israel NGO Latet will receive NIS 1m.
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By JERUSALEM POST STAFF


Jack Ma Foundation donates medical supplies from China to Israel:

March 30th, 2020


Two shipments departed from Shanghai, China and arrived in Tel Aviv earlier this week.
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By JERUSALEM POST STAFF


Why didn’t the ultra-Orthodox take coronavirus seriously? - analysis:

March 29th, 2020


Why did it taken so long for the the community to take the epidemic and its dangers seriously?
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By JEREMY SHARON


Ultra-Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn fight COVID-19 and antisemitism:

March 30th, 2020


This is ‘perhaps one of the most significant challenges our community has faced since the Holocaust’
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By OMRI NAHMIAS


Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23, 2021, organizers say:

March 30th, 2020


The Games were postponed last week and the delay is the first in the 124-year history of the modern Olympics.
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By REUTERS


Caesar Hotels to provide loans to workers on unpaid leave:

March 30th, 2020


Caesar Premier Hotels in Jerusalem, Eilat and Tiberias have closed their doors and put about 600 workers on unpaid leave in light of the coronavirus crisis
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By JERUSALEM POST STAFF


Israel’s National Library to document impact of coronavirus on Jews:

March 30th, 2020


The National Library of Israel has created an archive to document the impact of the coronavirus on Jewish communities around the world.
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By MARCY OSTER/JTA


Alan Merrill, composer of 'I Love Rock ’N’ Roll' dies of coronavirus at 69:

March 30th, 2020


Merrill continued to write and perform as a solo artist and with different bands for the rest of his life and in 2019, released the song, “Your Love Song” on Valentine’s Day.
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By HANNAH BROWN


IAF, USAF hold joint F-35 drill in southern Israel:

March 30th, 2020


Drill was given special permission to take place despite continued spread of coronavirus.
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By ANNA AHRONHEIM


Likud pushing for annexation even in coalition with Blue and White, Labor:

March 30th, 2020


Netanyahu could offer ambassadorships to disappointed Likud ministers not getting new portfolios.
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By LAHAV HARKOV


Netanyahu's corona scare proves political saga was too long - analysis:

March 30th, 2020


Britain's PM has the virus, but at least he also has a government
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By GIL HOFFMAN


Holy Week ceremonies in Jerusalem to proceed in limited format:

March 30th, 2020


Eastern Orthodox churches will still receive Holy Fire from Jerusalem.
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By LAHAV HARKOV


25% increase in number of pets abandoned since the beginning of March.:

March 30th, 2020


The coronavirus has brought with it the unfortunate side effect of many more pets being abandoned.
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By OMRI RON


Prominent Serbian Orthodox Church bishop dies of coronavirus, aged 71:

March 30th, 2020


Bishop Milutin Knezevic, 71, and two other priests from the Valjevo diocese tested positive for coronavirus last week.
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By REUTERS


EU urges UK to extend Brexit talks due to coronavirus outbreak:

March 30th, 2020


Trade negotiations have ground to a halt due to the pandemic, with both UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his health minister testing positive for COVID-19.
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By REUTERS


UK PM Johnson's senior adviser Cummings has coronavirus symptoms:

March 30th, 2020


Cummings was seen sprinting out of Downing Street shortly after Johnson revealed he had tested positive.
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By REUTERS


At least 27 Afghan security personnel killed in Taliban assaults:

March 30th, 2020


The Taliban and the United States struck a deal last month allowing the United States and its allies to withdraw their forces in exchange for Taliban promises on preventing terrorism.
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By REUTERS


New York's Central Park to be fitted with field hospital for coronavirus patients:

March 30th, 2020


"It feels very apocalyptic," said Quentin Hill, a 27-year-old New Yorker. "It almost feels like we're in wartime."
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By ZACHARY KEYSER


Greek activist who tore swastika off the Acropolis in WW2 dies aged 97:

March 30th, 2020


Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis led tributes to Manolis Glezos, calling him a "lionheart" and "the sweetest man."
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By REUTERS


Monsey attack victim Josef Neumann succumbs to injuries:

March 30th, 2020


Neumann leaves seven children, “many grandchildren,” a great-grandchild, and brothers and sisters.
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By JERUSALEM POST STAFF


Bernie Sanders’ Florida campaign office vandalized with swastikas:

March 30th, 2020


A tweet Saturday from the Florida for Bernie account showed two large swastikas painted in black and the words “voting didn’t stop us last time.”
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By MARCY OSTER/JTA


Whitewashing the Holocaust, antisemitism and Bernie Sanders:

March 27th, 2020


Omar learned to run successfully for Congress – a challenge far more difficult than avoiding the use of antisemitic comments.
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By MANFRED GERSTENFELD


NJ man arrested after threatening Orthodox Jews for ignoring coronavirus rules:

March 30th, 2020


A New Jersey man sent Facebook messages to Gov. Phil Murphy and others threatening to harm Orthodox Jews for violating state coronavirus restrictions.
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By MARCY OSTER/JTA


NYC Mayor to synagogues: Close for coronavirus or be shut down permanently:

March 29th, 2020


"I understand how important people’s faiths are to them, and we need our faith in this time of crisis. But we do not need gatherings that will endanger people."
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By CELIA JEAN


Two residents of Jewish nursing home in Cleveland diagnosed with coronavirus:

March 30th, 2020


Two residents of Montefiore, a Jewish nursing home in suburban Cleveland, tested positive for coronavirus.
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By MARCY OSTER/JTA


Conservative Pastor: Spread of coronavirus in synagogues is divine punishment:

March 30th, 2020


Rick Wiles, the Florida pastor who claimed that the effort to impeach President Trump was a “Jew coup,” said the spread of coronavirus in synagogues is a punishment of the Jewish people.
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By MARCY OSTER/JTA


Yemeni scholar: Jews, Israel and US made coronavirus to shut down Mecca:

March 29th, 2020


In a video released by MEMRI, Sheikh Ibrahim Al-Ubeidi argues that Jewish people have plotted for centuries to take over the Islamic holy sites of Mecca and Medina.
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By JERUSALEM POST STAFF


Pascale's Kitchen: A safe, sweet Passover:

March 26th, 2020


Wishing all of you a happy and tasty Passover, and may we all get through the coronavirus safely and in good health.
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By PASCALE PEREZ-RUBIN


In the Grain: A baker’s answer to the coronavirus:

March 28th, 2020


What I do know is, while we are living through an apocalyptic reality, there is an upside to it all: We have our families together, bored out of their minds and furiously looking for things to do.
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By LES SAIDEL


Betty White is in 'good health' self-isolating at her home in Los Angeles:

March 28th, 2020


"PLEASE quarantine #BettyWhite. I'll send all my sanitizer if it means keeping our national treasure safe #CoronavirusOutbreak," one of her fans said on Twitter.
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By ZACHARY KEYSER


Bob Dylan drops 17-min song inspired by Kennedy assassination:

March 28th, 2020


Dylan announced the release of "Murder Most Foul" on his website and on Twitter, saying it was "an unreleased song we recorded a while back that you might find interesting."
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By REUTERS


Coronavirus: Nearly 50% of Americans say Donald Trump is doing a good job:

March 28th, 2020


There are more than 100,000 cases of the novel virus in the United States.
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By MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN


John Kerry says Massie 'tested positive for being an a**hole':

March 28th, 2020


The Kentucky representative attempted to coerce members of the House to take a vote on record as opposed to a voice vote, which would have forced those not in attendance to book it back to DC.
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By ZACHARY KEYSER,REUTERS


Microsoft divests from Israeli facial recognition firm AnyVision:

March 29th, 2020


Microsoft explained that it had decided to end all of its minority investments in companies that sell facial recognition technology.
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By TOVAH LAZAROFF


Dyson designs new ventilator to fight coronavirus:

March 28th, 2020


The device is due to be ready by early April, CNN reported, citing a spokesperson for the Dyson company.
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By RACHEL WOLF,REUTERS


TRAVEL ADVISER: Travel in the time of the coronavirus:

March 29th, 2020


Business travel too won't suddenly return to normal. There are no conferences planned for the summer, no Olympics in Japan.
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By MARK FELDMAN


Gov't cuts but doesn't cancel public transport amid coronavirus threat:

March 25th, 2020


"It is impossible to decide that people can continue to work, but not allow them the ability to get there," said Smotrich.
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By JERUSALEM POST STAFF


Coronavirus: How to avoid eating all day when confined at home:

March 29th, 2020


A nutritionist advises those social distancing and those quarantined how to maintain a healthy lifestyle
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By ROSSELLA TERCATIN


Israel must follow an Asian model to confront coronavirus:

March 29th, 2020


The reasons that advanced countries in Asia have seen their trajectory of infections reduced is due to a combination of factors.
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By SETH J. FRANTZMAN


The coronavirus regulations must be enforced on everyone:

March 29th, 2020


If these regulations continue to be flouted, even by a minority, they will likely be made stricter for all.
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By JPOST EDITORIAL


Syria: ISIS prisoners try to break out during coronavirus crisis:

March 30th, 2020


The SDF's region receives no support against the pandemic – and not enough support to secure thousands of the world’s most dangerous ISIS terrorists.
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By SETH J. FRANTZMAN


Strengthening international systems, lesson learned from coronavirus:

March 26th, 2020


Extreme situations of pandemics, natural disasters or man-made disasters require a free flow of information.
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By KSENIA SVETLOVA


Corona’s silver lining:

March 26th, 2020


We must not go back to our excessive and fossil-burning ways.
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By YOSEF I. ABRAMOWITZ


Right from Wrong: Netanyahu’s trustworthy coronavirus leadership:

March 26th, 2020


It appears, then, that a complete countrywide lockdown – which most Israelis have been both fearing and expecting – is inevitable.
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By RUTHIE BLUM


Israeli doctor in Italy: No. of patients rises but we get to everyone:

March 29th, 2020


Dr. Gai Peleg told Israeli television that in northern Italy, patients over 60 tend to receive less treatment with anesthesia and artificial respiratory machines.
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By JERUSALEM POST STAFF


Spread of COVID-19 begins to show pattern of 4-8 week eruption cycle:

March 23rd, 2020


Analyzing the specific data of each country separately suggests that there is a light at the end of the tunnel – and that the tunnel is not that long.
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By RAN NAMERODE


Italian nurse with coronavirus commits suicide fearing to infect others:

March 26th, 2020


According to the federation, this is not an isolated incident, with a similar case occurring last week in Venice for the same reason.
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By AARON REICH


Israeli Nobel Laureate: Coronavirus spread is slowing:

March 20th, 2020


Michael Levitt praised Israel for its preventative measures. He said most people are naturally immune, and that since the infection rate in China is slowing down, "the end of the pandemic is near."
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By DONNA RACHEL EDMUNDS


Who is leading the race to develop the coronavirus vaccine?:

March 22nd, 2020


Though regulatory processes and bureaucratic barriers are likely to be expedited, including the acceleration of clinical trials in humans, the world will need to be patient.
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By EYTAN HALON


Rabbinical school dean participates in experimental coronavirus treatment:

March 29th, 2020


Nevins was tested for the coronavirus on March 12 and a week later got back a positive result. A week after that, he was tested again. Friday morning, he got the result: All clear.
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By BEN HARRIS/JTA


Parashat Vayikra: Let’s heed the call!:

March 26th, 2020


Wishing everyone – the Jewish nation and all of humanity – good health!
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By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ


Entering a fascinating new world: The Koren Youth Haggada:

March 25th, 2020


Never forget why we are free. Rose speaks to all of us, saying we “are a part of that chain (the Passover traditions), linking hands with your parents.”
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By DAVID GEFFEN


The Book of Isaiah through Jewish eyes:

March 25th, 2020


I believe that now is the time to place in front of Christian readers the traditional Jewish way of understanding the Isaiah, his writings, his language, his times and his visions for the future.
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By ISRAEL ROSENBERG



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