Surveillance, control and arrests: how Israel fights against coronavirus

Israeli authorities have taken emergency measures to monitor compliance with quarantine rules, the BBC reports. Intelligence agencies received permission to track the movement of people through their mobile phones without notice. On the topic: Ukraine and Moldova introduced nationwide quarantines because of the coronavirus: Israel isolates visitors. The network published ...

Israel announces first coronavirus death

On the evening of Friday, March 20, an 88-year-old man died in Shearei Tzedek Hospital in Jerusalem, who was diagnosed with COVID-19 disease caused by the 2019-nCoV coronavirus. He arrived here a week ago in very serious condition and was sent to a special detention center, according to VESTI. The man ...

Israel forbids citizens to leave home because of coronavirus

Israel tightened quarantine measures in connection with the spread of coronavirus, Izvestia reports. Citizens of the country from 00 hours on March 20 are forbidden to leave their homes. This statement was made on Thursday, March 19, by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a special televised address. On this topic:…

“The country has never fallen into such a binding”: Israel faces fourth election of the year

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the third time in a row failed to achieve a majority in the country's parliament. According to the results of the March 2 elections, his Likud party is gaining 36 seats so far, and 61 seats are needed to control the party’s Knesset (coalition), writes ...

Israeli parliamentary elections: exit polls show unexpected results

In the general election in Israel, according to polls at the exit of polling stations, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is only slightly ahead of his main rival, Benny Ganz, writes the BBC. This is the third election in Israel in less than a year. After the two previous neither ...

Russian-speaking residents of the United States elect delegates to the World Zionist Congress: how to vote

In October this year, the 38th World Zionist Congress will be held in Jerusalem. It will be attended by 500 delegates from many countries of the world, including 152 from America. The Jewish communities select these delegates. The value of VSK cannot be underestimated. This is a kind of international ...

How the daughter of Holocaust survivors helped 10 U.S. immigrants

Diana Portnoy was three and a half years old when she came to Ellis Island with her parents in 1949. Her parents, Sylvia and Simon Katz, are Polish Jews who survived the Holocaust. They fled from city to city and at one moment ...

UN condemns, US supports: why is Israel a settlement on the West Bank

The fate of Israeli settlements in the West Bank remains one of the key and most difficult issues in the process of a peaceful settlement between Israel and Palestine. What are they, says the Air Force. Most countries at the UN consider settlements illegal ...

Israel recognized the fact of rewriting history to please Putin

The Israeli Holocaust Remembrance Museum in Yad Vashem in Jerusalem apologized for the fact that the materials presented at the World Forum on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp Auschwitz distorted historical facts about the role of the USSR in World War II. This recognition is contained ...

Every vote counts: how to influence the fate of Russian-speaking Jews in the USA and the world

Significant and significant events will take place in this leap year in the world - this is Britain’s exit from the European Union (the so-called Brexit), and the US presidential election, and the third consecutive election in Israel, and the World Zionist Congress every five years ...

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