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IDF becomes the world’s first military to achieve herd immunity

IDF becomes the world’s first military to achieve herd immunity

The Israeli military has become the first military to reach herd immunity against the coronavirus, the head of the military’s Technology and Logistics Director Major General Itzik Turgeman announced on Thursday. The milestone was reached after a robust vaccination drive that attracted praise from around the world. “After 10 weeks, I can declare that the […]

Austria and Denmark look to Israel for second-generation Vaccines amid “slow” EU rollout

Austria and Denmark look to Israel for second-generation Vaccines amid “slow” EU rollout

The European Union’s vaccine strategy seems to be faltering as two of its prominent members, Austria and Denmark, have teamed up with Israel to produce 2nd generation vaccines. The move comes amid frustration over delays in the EU’s vaccine rollout. Austrian Chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, termed the EU’s vaccination deployment as “too slow” as he announced […]

Israel approves plans to vaccinate 130,000 Palestinian workers

Israel approves plans to vaccinate 130,000 Palestinian workers

Israel approved plans to vaccinate Palestinian laborers employed in Israeli communities on Sunday. The move comes after the country came under severe criticism for failing to include Palestinians in its vaccination drive. COGAT, a branch of Israel’s defense ministry, announced the plans to vaccinate approximately 130,000 Palestinian workers legally employed in Israeli communities.  “As part […]

Aliyah continues despite travel restrictions as Israel welcomes hundreds of new Olim from Ethiopia

Aliyah continues despite travel restrictions as Israel welcomes hundreds of new Olim from Ethiopia

A plane carrying 330 Ethiopian immigrants landed in Tel Aviv on Friday, February 11. The passengers also included 86 children one of whom needed emergency heart surgery. The newcomers were taken for a 14-day quarantine period but the 6-year-old patient was quickly moved to a local hospital.  The Ben Gurion Airport has remained closed since […]

Sudan signs Abraham Accords to normalize ties with Israel

Sudan signs Abraham Accords to normalize ties with Israel

Sudan has signed the Abraham Accords and joined Bahrain, UAE and Morocco in normalizing relations with Israel.  The historic signing took place at the U.S embassy in Khartoum on Wednesday. U.S. Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin, signed on behalf of Washington, while Sudanese Minister of Justice, Nasereldin Abdelbari, signed on behalf of his country.  The Abraham […]

Morocco Becomes Latest Arab Country To Normalize Ties With Israel

Morocco Becomes Latest Arab Country To Normalize Ties With Israel

Morocco is all set to become the fourth Arab country in four months to recognize Israel. In a historic US-brokered deal, the two countries agreed to establish “full diplomatic relations”. The announcement was made on Thursday after Donald Trump’s phone call with King Mohammed VI of Morocco. A triumphant US President, Donald Trump announced the […]

With Syria Strike, Israel Signals to Iran It Had Crossed a Red Line

With Syria Strike, Israel Signals to Iran It Had Crossed a Red Line

Israeli intelligence identified the Quds force as responsible for operating the cells, whose members are residents of Syrian villages near the Israeli boarder. Israel sees the Iranian actions in the Syrian Golan Heights — which reached new heights with the deployment of two cells to lay explosive devices on the Israeli side of the border […]

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