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Netanyahu: all citizens who leave the house must wear a mask - and a family will be given a grant
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Netanyahu: all citizens who leave the house must wear a mask - and a family will be given a grant

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Category: Government

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday evening declared that all citizens who leave the house "must wear a mask or scarf," also announced a grant to be given to every family with children and the elderly. In addition, the restriction on traffic to and from Bnei Brak was announced. Treasury officials said they were surprised by the promises of special grants and found out just minutes before the statement. PM Olmert asked Israeli citizens to wear masks at every exit from home, or to cover their faces with cloth, two days after Ynet revealed that the Ministry of Health is expected to...

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Apr 1, 2020

The number of active job seekers in Israel has exceeded the million raising unemployment to 24.1%
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The number of active job seekers in Israel has exceeded the million raising unemployment to 24.1%

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Category: Government

The Employment Service reports this morning that the number of active job seekers in Israel has exceeded the million. Yesterday, there was a 50% increase in the number of new registrants compared to the days before, thus raising the unemployment rate to 24.1%. According to the service announcement, the millionth threshold was crossed just before midnight yesterday, standing at 1,004,316 this morning. Also, there was an increase in the enrollment rate: Yesterday, 35,668 job seekers registered about 49 percent more than Monday (23,978) and Sunday (23,946), the highest figure since last...

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Apr 1, 2020

The number of diagnosed with corona in Israel rose to 6092 people 241 recovered - 25 died
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The number of diagnosed with corona in Israel rose to 6092 people 241 recovered - 25 died

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Category: Health

The Ministry of Health has updated the number of people diagnosed with corona virus in Israel to 6092 people.. The data shows that 97 patients are in serious condition, of which 76 are respirators. Because the Ministry of Health did not publish the number of tests conducted, it is unknown whether the increase in the number of patients is due to an increase in the number of tests. Seventy-six of these patients are breathing, ten more than yesterday. Twelve are hospitalized at Sheba Hospital, 10 at Ichilov, 7 at Sharon Hospital, 7 at Meir and 6 at Wolfson Hospital. At the other hospitals...

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Apr 1, 2020

 Teva's victory: U.S Patent and Trademark Appeals Committee  rejected petition filed by Eli Lilly
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Teva's victory: U.S Patent and Trademark Appeals Committee rejected petition filed by Eli Lilly

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Category: Health

Teva won an important legal victory today, after the US Patent Office appeals court rejected the petition filed by Teva's rival company, Eli Lilly, to revoke three patents that Teva had registered on the original drug against Migraine Ajovy. The court ruled that the three patents were valid. The lawsuit was filed to thwart another lawsuit filed against Ely Lily in 2018, alleging that Ely Lily's drug for the treatment of Migraine Emgality infringed on the patents on which Ely Lily appealed. The US Patent Office's decision was made five weeks after the same appeal court accepted Illy Lily's...

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Mar 31, 2020

 largest bonds issues by Israel:  raised $ 5 billion in international markets
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largest bonds issues by Israel: raised $ 5 billion in international markets

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Category: Banking

The Treasury's Accountant General has completed raising $ 5 billion in international markets through bond issues. Of those, $ 100 billion over the span of 100 years - the Treasury announced.This is the country's longest offering ever, as well as the largest offering in its history. Apart from the $ 100 billion a year, 10-year $ 2 billion bonds and 30-year bonds were raised at $ 2 billion. The Treasury notes that demand was $ 25 billion - the highest to date.Recruitment costs were slightly higher than those last January, so they were the lowest ever

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Mar 31, 2020

israeli MyHeritage Corona testing laboratory project was put on hold unexpectedly
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israeli MyHeritage Corona testing laboratory project was put on hold unexpectedly

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Category: Health

The Ministry of Health has unexpectedly frozen the agreement with Mae Heritage to set up a corona testing lab. The lab, which was first published in Calcalist, was scheduled to conduct about 10,000 tests a day starting April 9, and subsequently reach 20,000. The company has already rented a dedicated location in Petah Tikva, and its partner, Chinese BGI, has launched. The cause of the freeze is unclear at this time. Mae Heritage did not respond, but close associates stated that the cancellation was not initiated and is correct at all times to complete the project. The company was supposed...

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Mar 31, 2020

Data: Ultra-Orthodox Bnei-Brak is infected almost like Jerusalem which is 5 times bigger
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Data: Ultra-Orthodox Bnei-Brak is infected almost like Jerusalem which is 5 times bigger

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Category: Health

Data showing the severity of the outbreak in ultra-Orthodox cities indicate that Bnei Brak is approaching Jerusalem in the number of people infected with the Corona virus. According to the data, 505 of the city's residents were infected with the virus, compared to 568 in Jerusalem - almost five times the number. The number of subjects also clearly shows this: in Tel Aviv. All this while the overall increase in the number of patients is moderating. Compared to previous cities data released on Friday, there was a very worrying increase in the number of people infected with Bnei Brak. At that...

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Mar 30, 2020

Finance Minister presented a NIS 20 billion safety net for employees and self-employed workers
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Finance Minister presented a NIS 20 billion safety net for employees and self-employed workers

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Category: Financial

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon presented the economic plan, which has been delayed for over a week, amounting to NIS 80 billion. In addition, Kahlon stated that "with the establishment of the new government, I will retire from political life." The relief package he presented as a window has four legs. The first leg is NIS 11 billion in budget support for the health system, which includes, among other things, the purchase of equipment required to carry out 20.6 million tests by the end of the year, the purchase of respirators, masks, protective equipment and additional medical equipment, the...

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Mar 30, 2020

McDonald's Israel network will re-open Monday its shipment service in a timely manner
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McDonald's Israel network will re-open Monday its shipment service in a timely manner

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Category: Financial

The McDonald's Israel network has announced that it will re-open its shipment service in a timely manner. The service has been tailored to sell only individual products that are considered best-selling on the network. The dishes to be sold are: Mac Royal, Mac Fries, Mega Big America, Mac Nuggets, Crispy Chicken, children's meals, corn sticks and cold drinks. The limited menu does not include items sold as cheaply as a single burger sold for less than NIS 10. The divisional areas are also limited: the Sharon, Gush Dan and the center, not including the north and the south

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Mar 29, 2020

 The government plans to present today a package of aid amounting to NIS 80 billion
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The government plans to present today a package of aid amounting to NIS 80 billion

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Category: Government

The discussion in the government regarding the package of aid to the economy following the Corona crisis ended on Saturday evening with the consensus regarding the NIS 80 billion program. The details of the plan are not yet finalized, and the treasury hopes to present it to the government in the next two days. The discussion of program details and the exacerbation of emergency measures and restrictions will continue today. It appears that NIS 5 billion will be allocated as grants to small businesses, when it is not yet decided how the money will be distributed. The Treasury will now...

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Mar 29, 2020

The HMOs received incorrect results for Corona tests caused by manual typing errors
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The HMOs received incorrect results for Corona tests caused by manual typing errors

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Category: Health

The HMOs received incorrect results for Corona tests, which were caused by manual typing errors in the laboratories. As a result, some subjects received results obtained from samples from other subjects. The extent of the malfunction is still unknown, and the Health Ministry said the mistake was discovered before the results were delivered to the subjects. The office is now trying to recreate the process to match the results to the right subjects. Due to the malfunction, the ministry yesterday ordered a freeze on the results of the tests

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Mar 28, 2020

El Al's management decided to stop from the night until April 4, 2020 the remaining regular flights
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El Al's management decided to stop from the night until April 4, 2020 the remaining regular flights

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Category: Financial

El Al, managed by Gonen Ussishkin, decided to stop from the night until April 4, 2020 the remaining regular flights of the company in view of the significant drop in demand for flights. The Company will continue to operate rescue flights to various destinations around the world as required by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Defense and will continue to operate cargo flights to and from Israel, including through the use of passenger aircraft for this purpose. As a result of this announcement, El Al will continue to take out paid vacation leave, in addition to 5,500...

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Mar 26, 2020

A report released by the Knesset: there are only 1,437 available respirators in Israel
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A report released by the Knesset: there are only 1,437 available respirators in Israel

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Category: Health

A report released by the Knesset Research and Information Center on Thursday reveals that there are only 1,437 available respirators in Israel. According to data transmitted to the Knesset by the Ministry of Health, at present there are 2,173 respiratory devices in Israel, of which 708 are used and 28 are abnormal. The Director General of the Ministry of Health, Moshe Bar Seaman Tov, told the committee this morning that another 70 machines were ordered from the private medical system and 900-800 machines from the IDF. He added that there would eventually be 2,864 available machines, but he...

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Mar 26, 2020

Blue and White split: Ganz "surrendered without a fight" and "crawled to Netanyahu's government
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Blue and White split: Ganz "surrendered without a fight" and "crawled to Netanyahu's government

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Category: Politics

The chairman of the Blue and White Party decided to betray his senior partners to the party, causing a split. Benny Gantz decided to join a national emergency government with the Likud. Netanyahu will be prime minister for a year and a half, and then Gantz will be appointed. Benny Gantz and his party resilience to Israel will have 15 Knesset members. Benny Gantz was appointed Speaker of the Knesset and later after the establishment of the government, July Edelstein is expected to return to office. In response, the Telem and Yesh Atid split from Blue and White

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Mar 26, 2020

Intel donates in Israel: every $ given by a company employee will be matched  up to $ 2 million
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Intel donates in Israel: every $ given by a company employee will be matched up to $ 2 million

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Category: Health

Intel contributes to the fight against the Corona virus and launches a new program under which every dollar donated by an Intel employee will generate another donation from the Intel Foundation up to a maximum of $ 2 million in employee contributions. In total, Intel seeks to raise $ 4 million for donations to fight Corona. The financial donation is for nonprofits operating in the health, education and welfare sectors. Here in Israel, donations have been selected, according to the Intel Foundation, NGOs: MDA, for Strengthening Teams The medical through the provision of protective equipment...

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Mar 26, 2020

Government approves emergency regulations to restrict activity to curb the spread of the Corona
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Government approves emergency regulations to restrict activity to curb the spread of the Corona

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Category: Government

The government approved emergency regulations to restrict activity to curb the spread of the Corona virus in Israel and take effect at 1700 on Wednesday. The regulations include further reducing the exit to the public space, imposing liability on employers, closing non-essential stores and imposing restrictions on public transport. The regulations will last for a period of 7 days. According to the new emergency regulations, it will not be possible to leave a place of residence or permanent residence in the public space, but for one of the following purposes or purposes

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Mar 25, 2020

"Without health there is no economy but without economy there will be no health"
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"Without health there is no economy but without economy there will be no health"

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Category: Financial

"Without health there is no economy but without economy there will be no health." This is what the Governor of the Bank of Israel, Professor Amir Yaron, said today at a special press conference he initiated, aimed at presenting a recent snapshot and explaining the policy steps the bank has taken in recent days. "When the crisis ends will depend primarily on the world's ability to overcome the virus. However, it is the right policy that will dictate the rate of crisis exit and determine the size of its vulnerability. Our ultimate goal is to support the economy and society to help the...

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Mar 24, 2020

"The Ministry of Health is not prepared for an outbreak of an infectious viral disease"
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"The Ministry of Health is not prepared for an outbreak of an infectious viral disease"

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Category: Government

The Ministry of Health, the health funds and the inpatient system are not prepared for an outbreak of an infectious viral disease, such as pandemic influenza, for which some 2,250,000 people may be infected, according to an annual report by the state comptroller published on Monday. Medication shortages, which today account for only 16% of the population, vaccines and outpatient solutions. In addition, the visitor warns of a shortage of ICU and respiratory machines. In fact, on days when doctors, nurses, MDAs and other medical professionals work nights to treat the large number of corona...

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Mar 23, 2020

Manufacturers demand from the government assistance that will amount to NIS 12 billion
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Manufacturers demand from the government assistance that will amount to NIS 12 billion

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Category: Financial

The Treasury has declared that an economic plan will be presented tomorrow. Against the backdrop of the statement, business organizations have passed on their demands to the Treasury, including the Manufacturers' Association, which has held meetings of the industrialists throughout the day, led by the association's president, Ron Tomer. Manufacturers presented the Treasury with their plan for saving and accelerating the economy as the crisis ended. They continued to negotiate on both fronts that are leading the economic crisis, and also met with representatives of the National Security...

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Mar 23, 2020

65 Chabad followers who returned  from New York were diagnosed  as Corona patients
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65 Chabad followers who returned from New York were diagnosed as Corona patients

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Category: Health

65 young Chabad followers who returned to Israel last week on El Al flight from New York were diagnosed on Sunday as corona virus carriers. The flight had 49 additional passengers and eight of them are still awaiting the results of their tests. In which about 8,000 corona cases have been diagnosed so far. As they were getting off the plane, passengers were waiting for isolated buses to transport them to the Dan Hotel in Jerusalem, the complex opened by the Ministry of Defense for light corona patients. For a whole day, the young people stayed there without the Ministry of Health conducting...

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Mar 22, 2020

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