Articles by September, 2021

Corona school year: 200,000 students didn't start the studies in schools and kindergartens
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Health

About 200,000 students did not start the school year in schools and kindergartens today (Wednesday), according to data from the Ministry of Education. The reasons for this are varied: either they are isolated, or infected in Corona, or they are in grades 8-12 in red localities with a vaccination rate of less than 70% in the first dose. Of the students in the education system, 38.2 thousand are defined as active blue and 56 thousand are in isolation. In addition, 4,140 teachers and staff are sick or isolated. At this point it is still unknown what the results of the rapid tests the parents...

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Sep 1, 2021

 Communication Ministry  is promoting a move designed to exempt Israelis abroad additional payment
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The Ministry of Communication is promoting a move designed to facilitate travel abroad and exempt Israelis from additional payment - and for this purpose last night it distributed information requirements to Israeli cellular companies, in order to get a snapshot of the field of roaming services. If in the past Israelis who flew packages abroad were also offered NIS 50, today most companies offer very high prices - for a package that includes about 1,000 minutes of conversation, 1,000 messages and a surfing package of about 10 GB, about NIS 300. The move by the Ministry of Communications...

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Sep 1, 2021

Abolishing isolation after returning from abroad  jumped the number of bookings for airline tickets
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The decision to facilitate the return of vaccinated people from abroad and the abolition of the obligation to go into isolation for a week has jumped the number of bookings of Israeli and international airlines. Companies report an increase of tens and even hundreds of percent in ticket purchases. And in airlines. Earlier this week, Corona projector Prof. Salman Zarka announced a change in the foreign policy of isolation and granting an exemption from isolation for the vaccinated in the third dose back from orange countries that make up most of the countries of the world. For a negative...

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Sep 1, 2021

The state budget for 2021 and 2022 was approved in the first reading in the Knesset
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

The state budget for 2021 and 2022 was approved in the first reading in the Knesset plenum: Three and a half years after the last budget was approved on March 15, 2018, on Thursday evening the Knesset plenum approved in the first reading the biennial state budget. 59 Knesset members voted in favor of the budget. 54 opposed the budget for 2021 and 53 opposed the budget for 2022. Earlier, the Knesset approved on first reading the Arrangements Law by a similar majority. MK Amichai Shikli on the right is absent from the vote. Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said immediately after the approval...

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Sep 2, 2021

Unemployment rate rose to 8.1%, from 7.6% in the second half of July
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Health

The number of employed persons in the economy continued to increase in the first half of August, together with the proportion of employed persons of all working age (15 and over) - according to a CBS survey published. Now the number of employed persons is very close to four million. Of about 15,000 workers in the labor market compared to the previous survey. At the same time, the broad unemployment rate rose to 8.1%, from 7.6% in the second half of July. The cessation of unemployment payments in July for workers in the IDF and the unemployed who were not entitled to it on weekdays, led as...

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Sep 3, 2021

June 2021 new record: 13.8 thousand apartments were purchased an increase of 26% compared to 2020
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Real Estate

June 2021 set a new benchmark in apartment purchases since the peak set in June 2015 (then investors preceded their purchase against the background of the purchase tax increase), in this month 13.8 thousand apartments were purchased an increase of 26% compared to June last year. Due to the corona virus. It is difficult to say that the figure for the high volume of transactions published by the Chief Economist's Division of the Treasury was surprising, given the Bank of Israel's data on the volume of mortgages in June, which set an all-time high of NIS 11.6 billion. This amount was divided...

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Sep 5, 2021

The number of ultra-Orthodox students increased by 15% in the previous academic  year
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In the previous academic year, the number of ultra-Orthodox students increased by 15%, and their representation in the academy increased to 5% of all students, according to data collected by the Council for Higher Education. This is a significant increase compared to the rate of increase in the number of ultra-Orthodox students in previous years, which has so far amounted to 5% -6% each year. In total, in the previous school year, 15,353 ultra-Orthodox students studied at the academy - an increase of 1,955 in number compared to the previous year. If the growth rate remains the same in the...

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Sep 7, 2021

HMOs are starting to vaccinate israelis against influenza viruses as early as next week
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Health

HMOs are starting to vaccinate against influenza viruses as early as next week, when new US flu vaccines have been released in the US ahead of a severe winter that could lead to a double wave of flu and corona flu. The World Health Organization states based on the monitoring of morbidity in the southern hemisphere that precedes the flu in the northern hemisphere, which shows that the common strains are similar to those of the last two years. This year, injectable vaccines (containing killed virus particles) intended for those aged six months and older at all ages, and spray vaccines...

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Sep 8, 2021

The daily number of verified patients is still very high: 16,401 - 696 in critical condition
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Health

16,401 Israelis were diagnosed positive for Corona over the weekend. This is according to data from the Ministry of Health. 9,725 Israelis were confirmed positive yesterday, and 6,676 have been diagnosed since midnight. Today about 118,000 tests were solved and yesterday about 178,000. The rate of positive tests in the last two days is about 6.5%. Data from the Ministry of Health show that 1,092 corona patients are hospitalized in hospitals across the country, 696 of them in critical condition. This is an increase compared to the number of serious patients at the beginning of Shabbat. In...

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Sep 11, 2021

Israel  slightly corrected an impression of the failure: arrested 4 terrorists escaped from prison
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by Ifi Reporter

Category: Government

Israel has managed to slightly correct the impression of the huge failure that occurred six days ago. Six Islamic Jihad and Fatah terrorists managed to escape from Gilboa Prison. Among the Palestinians, they felt that they had succeeded in embarrassing the State of Israel greatly. They were right. The six apparently did not receive assistance outside the prison walls nor did they plan what they would do when they managed to escape from prison. They also did not receive the cooperation of the Arab citizens of Israel. It is important to note this today. Still an end to the search for the...

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Sep 11, 2021

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