Israel Inks Deal With Chinese Firm to Enable 10,000 Daily Coronavirus Tests

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). JNS.org – Israel has signed a NIS 90 million ($25 million) deal with Chinese firm BGI to procure equipment...

Netanyahu, Gantz Send Passover Greetings to Jews Worldwide, Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his top political rival, Blue and White leader Benny Gantz, issued Passover greetings...

Blue and White Tells Likud There Will Be Fourth Elections If It Doesn’t Agree...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Ex-IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz’s centrist Blue and White party has told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing Likud...

The Challenge of Flattening the Online Hate Curve

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). CTech – The effort to flatten the coronavirus (Covid-19) curve has dominated headlines across the world over recent weeks....

The Real Pains of the Tech Sector Are Yet to Come, Says Israeli Senior...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). CTech – The coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis caught the Israeli tech sector entirely off guard. The industry that was riding...

Israeli Coronavirus Death Toll Hits 60, Confirmed Cases Exceed 9,000

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). JNS.org – Three more COVID-19 deaths were reported in Israel on Tuesday, bringing the country’s overall death toll to...

Amid Coronavirus Crisis, Israel Indicates Willingness to Engage in Talks With Hamas on Prisoner...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Israel called on Tuesday for the immediate resumption of indirect talks with the Gaza Strip’s Hamas rulers on the...

Israeli Citizen Indicted for Spying for Iran

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). An Israeli citizen has been indicted for collaboration with Iranian intelligence agents and a terrorist operative in Lebanon, it...

Israeli Medtech Startup Kahun Harnesses AI to Provide Doctors With Real-Time Covid-19 Data

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). CTech – Though coronavirus (Covid-19) has only been in our lives for a few months, according to online medical...

Israel Makes Wearing Masks in Public Compulsory to Stem Coronavirus Spread

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Israeli government issued orders on Tuesday making the wearing of masks in public compulsory to try to stem the...

Israeli Defense Companies are Turning Radars Into Coronavirus Symptom Detectors

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). JNS.org – Two major Israeli defense companies have developed cutting-edge coronavirus symptom detectors that will allow doctors to remotely...

IDF Chief Calls for Military to Be Put in Charge of Coronavirus Response

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). JNS.org – Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi called on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

2,000 Israeli Medical Students Fighting Coronavirus Without Pay

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). With the Israeli health system under massive pressure due to the coronavirus pandemic, some 2,000 medical students are volunteering...

Israeli Government Orders Full Coronavirus Lockdown for Passover Holiday

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Israelis celebrating the Jewish Passover holiday this week will hold the “Seder” — the traditional meal celebrating freedom from...

Amid Coronavirus Crisis, Tel Aviv Skyscraper Lit Up With Words of Jewish Prayer ‘Shema...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis, the Azrieli Sarona Tower in Tel Aviv — the tallest building in Israel —...

On an Empty Via Dolorosa Before Easter, Praying for the World’s Sick

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Brown-robed Franciscans stride through a shuttered and deserted Jerusalem to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the global focus...

Protective of Religious Beards, Israel to Produce Fitted Face Masks

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Israelis who have beards for religious reasons will get the option of custom-made face masks to protect them from...

Israel’s Egg Crisis Averted as Massive Shipment Races in to Ashdod Port

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A looming egg crisis was averted in Israel on Sunday, when a ship carrying millions of eggs arrived in...

Adopt-A-Safta Offers ‘Seder Boxes’ for Isolated Elderly, Immigrants in Israel

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). JNS.org – Adopt-A-Safta, Israel’s leading non-profit initiative that pairs young adults throughout Israel with elderly, is appealing for donations for...

Number of Coronavirus Cases in Israel Exceeds 8,000 as Death Toll Continues to Rise

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). JNS.org – Israel’s COVID-19 death toll stands at 47, with 8,018 confirmed cases of infection, according to Israel’s Health...

Despite Covid-19 Crisis, Israeli Tech Registers Record Quarter

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). CTech – The coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis may have shaken the world’s economy to its core, but Israeli tech still...

Israeli Inmates to Mass Produce Protective Face Masks

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). CTech – Israeli inmates have started to manufacture protective face masks to support the fight against the coronavirus (Covid-19)...

Israel’s Netanyahu Gets All-Clear After Second Coronavirus Scare This Week

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tested negative for coronavirus on Thursday after his health minister was diagnosed with it,...

Israeli Academic Institutions Quickly Adjusted to Remote Learning and There Is No Turning Back

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). CTech – One thing is clear to all academic institutions in Israel: campuses will never be the same following the...