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Get Vaccinated Now, The Torah Commands It

Article by Rabbi David Lau | Published 02/26/21 | Comments (0)

We have the incredible ...

   
 

Gantz Demands Netanyahu Halt Transfer Of Vaccines To Ot...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/25/21 | Comments (0)

Defense Minister Benny Gantz on Thursday called for an immediate halt in plans to ship surplus coronavirus vaccines in Israel to various countries, acc...

   
 

Los Angeles County Orders Extra $5 An Hour In ‘He...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/25/21 | Comments (0)

Los Angeles County on Tuesday passed an ordinance mandating an extra $5 an hour in “hero pay” for grocery store workers. ...

   
 

Important Baltimore Community COVID Update

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/25/21 | Comments (0)

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Cabinet Approved Curfew Begins In Eretz Yisroel To Head...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/25/21 | Comments (0)

The rules: No intercity...

   
 

Israel’s Top Public Health Official Raises Doubts...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/25/21 | Comments (0)

One of Israel’s top public health officials has expressed skepticism over a five-step plan presented by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyah...

   
 

New Covid Mutation Spreading Through New York Found In ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/25/21 | Comments (0)

A pair of new studies show that an ominous new variant of COVID-19 is spreading rapidly in New York City, showing up in 1 out of 8 infections tracked i...

   
 

West Bank: Coronavirus Infections Surge As Authorities ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/25/21 | Comments (0)

Palestinian health authorities recommend two-week lockdown to stem new cases ...

   
 

Israel Moves To Ban Seafood Following Devastating Oil S...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/24/21 | Comments (0)

The measure takes effect immediately and covers fish and other marine life sold for consumption ...

   
 

Police Release Purim-Weekend Curfew Road Map

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/24/21 | Comments (0)

In accordance with the regulations and restrictions that will take effect tomorrow (Thursday) in preparation for the Purim holiday, the police will sig...

   
 

PM Netanyahu and Senior Officials Hold Public Briefing ...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 02/24/21 | Comments (0)

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Israel Adopts Law Allowing Names Of Unvaccinated To Be ...

Article by AFP | Published 02/24/21 | Comments (0)

Israel's parliament passed a law Wednesday allowing the government to share the identities of people not vaccinated against the coronavirus with o...

   
 

URGENT Purim 5781 Campaign! Former Baltimorean, Brother...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/24/21 | Comments (0)

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Number of Countries Israel Plans Sending COVID Vaccine ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/24/21 | Comments (0)

Defense Minister Benny Gantz slammed Netanyahu for allegedly trading doses meant for Israelis ...

   
 

Johnson & Johnson's Single-dose COVID-19 Vacci...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/24/21 | Comments (0)

Johnson & Johnson's single-dose coronavirus vaccine is effective at preventing moderate and severe cases of COVID-19, according to an anal...

   
 

Maryland Partners With Hospitals To Boost Surveillance ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/24/21 | Comments (0)

As Maryland nears one year since its first confirmed case of COVID-19, Gov. Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced an agreement to boost the state's abi...

   
 

Israel Gives Vaccine to Far-Off Allies, as Palestinians...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/24/21 | Comments (0)

The donations will go to nations like the Czech Republic and Honduras that pledged to move diplomats to Jerusalem. Critics say Israel has an obliga...

   
 

Fauci: Israel Is Doing An Extraordinarily Good Job

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/23/21 | Comments (0)

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and US President Joe Biden’s chief medical adviser, on T...

   
 

Maryland Vaccine Hunters Facebook Group Helps People Fi...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/23/21 | Comments (0)

Organizers of a Maryland Facebook group are trying to make things easier when it comes to getting a COVID-19 vaccine appointment. &...

   
 

Emergency Legislation Calls For One Cohesive COVID-19 V...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/23/21 | Comments (0)

Emergency legislation that would require the Maryland Department of Health to develop a COVID-19 vaccination plan is under discussion in Annapolis....

   
 

Drug Executives: Big Jump In Vaccine Supply Is Coming S...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/23/21 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — COVID-19 vaccine makers told Congress on Tuesday to expect a big jump in the delivery of doses over the coming month, and the c...

   
 

Now Offering COVID-19 At Home Testing for the Baltimore...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/23/21 | Comments (0)

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Republicans Strategizing To Defeat Biden’s Covid ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/23/21 | Comments (0)

A group of House Republicans has unveiled a plan to rally public sentiment against the Democrats’ $1.9 trillion so-called novel coronavirus stimu...

   
 

Music. Magic. Manifesto.

Article by BJLife/Jeremy Staiman | Published 02/23/21 | Comments (0)

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Shaare Zedek Study: 94% Of COVID-19 Patients Have Sympt...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/23/21 | Comments (0)

New study by Jerusalem’s Shaar...

   
 

Coronavirus Czar Nachman Ash: 'Do We Want Purim Pa...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/23/21 | Comments (0)

Prof. Nachman Ash, coronavirus czar,...

   
 

Rabbi Meir Mazuz: 'Without A Vaccine - Don't ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/23/21 | Comments (0)

Rabbi Meir Mazuz instructs: 'Ev...

   
 

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein: 70% Of Adult Israelis H...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/23/21 | Comments (0)

Health Min. Edelstein warns of '...

   
 

Israel Mulls Reopening Restaurants, Reception Halls As ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/23/21 | Comments (0)

Children, however, may be excluded from the plan as they have largely been exempt from vaccinations ...

   
 

United Hatzalah Purim Safety Instructions

Article by United Hatzalah | Published 02/23/21 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem, - Ahead of the Purim holiday, United Hatzalah of Israel is once again publishing a list of health tips and safe...

   
 

Thankful Family Gives Mishloach Manot To First Responde...

Article by United Hatzalah | Published 02/23/21 | Comments (0)

Tel Aviv - United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Yagel Bar Kama, makes his living as a dog-walker in northern Tel Aviv. Whenever h...

   
 

Maryland Planning Statewide Vaccine Appointment System

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/23/21 | Comments (0)

Maryland will launch a statewide pre-registration system online next month for people to register for COVID-19 vaccine appointments at mass vaccination...

   
 

Meghan McCain Calls For Biden To Remove Fauci

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/22/21 | Comments (0)

Meghan McCain on Monday called for Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious diseases expert, to be fired, blaming him for &ld...

   
 

Johnson & Johnson Ready To Provide Doses For 20M Am...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/22/21 | Comments (0)

Johnson & Johnson said Monday that it plans to have enough doses of its vaccine for more than 20 million Americans by the end of March ...

   
 

More Than Half A Million Dead Of COVID-19 In US

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/22/21 | Comments (0)

The U.S. has surpassed 500,000 deaths from the novel coronavirus, even as case numbers trend downward and vaccination efforts proceed.&nbs...

   
 

Israel Health Ministry: Over 3 Million Israelis Have Re...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/22/21 | Comments (0)

A total of 5,593 Israelis have died from the disease. M...

   
 

Updated - National Project For Vaccinating All Holocaus...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 02/22/21 | Comments (0)

The Claims Conference in partnership with Unit...

   
 

Registration Opens For M&T Bank Stadium Mass COVID-...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/22/21 | Comments (0)

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Stepping Up To Save A Life When No One Else Is Around

Article by United Hatzalah | Published 02/22/21 | Comments (0)

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Some City COVID-19 Restrictions To Be Eased Monday

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/21/21 | Comments (0)

As coronavirus health metrics continue to improve, Baltimore City is getting ready to ease some restrictions Monday morning. ...

   
 

Biden Pick For Surgeon General Made Over $2M On COVID-1...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/21/21 | Comments (0)

President Biden’s pick for surgeon general, Vivek Murthy, was paid more than $2 million last year for coronavirus-related consulting and...

   
 

Study: 50% Of Mild, Moderate COVID Patients Still Have ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/21/21 | Comments (0)

Nearly half of people who contract mild or moderate cases of COVID-19 still experience symptoms six months later, according to a new ...

   
 

New Uganda Coronavirus Variant Found In Israel, Virus C...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/21/21 | Comments (0)

'Large meals… and parties are totally forbidden. They are a danger to the health ...

   
 

Israel Shuts All Mediterranean Beaches Due To Health Fe...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/21/21 | Comments (0)

Israel's Minister of Environmental Protection to present plan on Monday to clean up beaches ...

   
 

Thousands of COVID-19 Vaccines From UAE Arrive In Gaza

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/21/21 | Comments (0)

The Russian-made Sputnik V doses entered Gaza via the Rafah crossing with Egypt ...

   
 

Israel Is Running Out Of Pfizer Vaccines

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/21/21 | Comments (0)

Prof. Nachman Ash says that Israel w...

   
 

One of Those Days That Makes It All Worthwhile

Article by United Hatzalah | Published 02/21/21 | Comments (0)

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Herd Immunity? Health Officials Struggle To Explain Dec...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/21/21 | Comments (0)

'Some areas may have achieved p...

   
 

Family Of Deceased Pregnant Woman: We Opposed Vaccine

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/21/21 | Comments (0)

Brother in law of Osnat Ben Shitrit:...

   
 

Israel to Issue Badges as Proof of Vaccination

Article by AP | Published 02/20/21 | Comments (0)

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Netanyahu: No Israeli Vaccine Doses Were Transferred To...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/20/21 | Comments (0)

Report from London-based newspaper claimed Israel agreed to buy vaccines from Russia for Syria ...

   
 

Israel: Coronavirus Vaccine Almost 96 Percent Effective...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/20/21 | Comments (0)

Vaccine found to greatly reduce hospitalizations, severe cases and deaths in population ...

   
 

State: Weather Delayed Vaccine Shipments To Arrive Mond...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/20/21 | Comments (0)

Maryland state health officials say delayed shipments of COVID-19 vaccines should being to arrive here on Monday. ...

   
 

Gov. Hogan: Maryland Reaches Milestone Of 1M COVID-19 V...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/19/21 | Comments (0)

Gov. Larry Hogan on Friday announced that 1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Maryland. Maryland providers h...

   
 

Israel Health Ministry: 3,011 new virus cases in 24 hou...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/19/21 | Comments (0)

Israel's Health Ministry disclosed on Friday morning that 3,011 new COVID-19...

   
 

Six Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Delayed By Winter St...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/19/21 | Comments (0)

The White House said Friday that winter storms have caused a backlog of six million COVID-19 vaccine doses, about three days worth of shipments, but th...

   
 

Where To Get A COVID-19 Vaccine In Maryland

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/19/21 | Comments (0)

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Vaccine Pregnancy Trials Begin In Bid To Fill Data Void

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/19/21 | Comments (0)

COVID-19 vaccine developers are beginning trials in pregnant women, looking to provide reassurance that the shots are safe for expectant mothers....

   
 

Cuomo Silent As Watchdog Report Says Policy May Have Le...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/19/21 | Comments (0)

An Albany-based watchdog group says that New York ...

   
 

Planet Earth Its Quietest In Decades As Lockdowns Reduc...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/18/21 | Comments (0)

Earth had its quietest period in decades during 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic significantly reduced human activity and its impact on the planet’s...

   
 

Trump: Biden Lying Or ‘Mentally Gone’ On Va...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/18/21 | Comments (0)

Former President Donald Trump laid into President Joe Biden on Newsmax TV on Wednesday night for his “dumb statement&r...

   
 

NYC Health Department Now Recommends Double Masking To ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/18/21 | Comments (0)

New York City’s Health Department is now recommending that Big Apple residents wear two face masks instead of one to fight back...

   
 

Orthodox Jewish Nurse Receives a Very Special Bracha

Article by Yaakov Shereshevsky, RN | Published 02/18/21 | Comments (0)

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Health Officials: Maryland COVID-19 Numbers Sending Mix...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/18/21 | Comments (0)

While Maryland's COVID-19 metrics are trending downward, health officials said preventative measures must continue even if you've been vaccin...

   
 

Pfizer Warns Unclear Whether Vaccine Protects Against S...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/18/21 | Comments (0)

Laboratory study found that shot provided a two-thirds reduction in level of neutralizing antibodies ...

   
 

Heartwarming: In Israel, Muslim Nurse Says Very Last Sh...

Article by 103FM | Published 02/18/21 | Comments (0)

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COVID Testing Open Today on Regular Schedule

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/18/21 | Comments (0)

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Hogan: Health Officials Identify New COVID-19 Brazil Va...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/17/21 | Comments (0)

Gov. Larry Hogan announced Wednesday that health officials have confirmed the P.1 variant, commonly known as the Brazil variant, in a Maryland reside...

   
 

Watch: CNN Offers Convenient Excuse For Avoiding Cuomo ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/17/21 | Comments (0)

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FBI, US Attorney Investigating Cuomo’s Handling O...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/17/21 | Comments (0)

 The FBI and the US Attorney’s office have reportedly opened an investigation into Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s handling of nursing homes a...

   
 

'Now Is The Time To Go Big', Biden Says Of $1...

Article by AFP | Published 02/17/21 | Comments (0)

Amid divided Congress, US President makes first official trip away from Washington in plead to nation ...

   
 

MD COVID Hospitalizations At Lowest Since Late October

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/17/21 | Comments (0)

The Maryland Department of Health&a...

   
 

Some COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Rescheduled Amid Potentia...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/16/21 | Comments (0)

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Leading Israeli Rabanim: Schools, Workplaces, Even Shul...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/16/21 | Comments (0)

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Can a school compel its teaching staff to vaccinate? Can an employer require his workers to vaccinate? These are questions ...

   
 

Please Daven for HaRav Dovid Cohen, Shlita

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/16/21 | Comments (0)

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Baltimore City Councilman Yitzy Schleifer Continues To ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/16/21 | Comments (0)

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Israel's Economy In 2020 Shrinks For First Time In...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/16/21 | Comments (0)

However, the contraction is one of the lowest on average for OECD countries, which stands at around 5.5% Israel's Central Bure...

   
 

Israel's Covid-19 Czar Says Avoiding Another Lockd...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/16/21 | Comments (0)

Prof Ash stresses the need to adhere to gov't regulations as economy slated to reopen ...

   
 

PM Netanyahu and Health Minister Edelstein Meet the 4,0...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 02/16/21 | Comments (0)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Yuli E...

   
 

Israel To Reopen Economy For Those With Green Passports...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/16/21 | Comments (0)

Starting February 21, only those fully vaccinated or Covid-19 recovered will be permitted entry into stores...

   
 

Maryland Senators Still Concerned With Slow COVID-19 Va...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/16/21 | Comments (0)

State leaders in Maryland are concerned about vaccine distribution. The state's vaccine oversight committee met again Monday night to talk about t...

   
 

Israel: Easing Lockdown Now Is A ‘Big Mistake,&rs...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/15/21 | Comments (0)

Easing the lockdown is a “big mistake” and Israel should instead grind to a complete standstill for two weeks, “as it does on Yom Kip...

   
 

Drug Overdose Crisis Worsens In Shadow Of COVID-19 Pand...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/15/21 | Comments (0)

Joe Biden and Congress are coming under pressure from advocates to addre...

   
 

US Has At Least 7 Coronavirus Strains

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/15/21 | Comments (0)

While scientists are keeping a watchful eye on the British and South African variants of the coronavirus, a new study found seven homegrown va...

   
 

New In Israel: Antibody Doses For High-Risk COVID Cases...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/15/21 | Comments (0)

Tens of thousands of high-risk Israelis can now get an antibody treatment as hospital outpatients as soon as they are diagnosed with COVID-19, in the h...

   
 

Israel: Coronavirus Cabinet Approves Reopening Of Malls...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/15/21 | Comments (0)

Israel’s downward trend of the spread of COVID-19 continued on Monday &...

   
 

WHO Okays AstraZeneca/Oxford Coronavirus Vaccine For Em...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/15/21 | Comments (0)

AstraZeneca vaccine cheaper and easier to store than Pfizer's, but less effective in trial ...

   
 

Dr. Fauci Wins $1 Million Israeli Dan David Prize For &...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/15/21 | Comments (0)

The prizes will be officially awarded in an virtual ceremony on May 9 ...

   
 

Israel: Number Of Seriously Ill COVID-19 Patients Drops...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/15/21 | Comments (0)

A total of 3,446 coronavirus infections detected in 24 hours, positive test ratio hits 7.6% ...

   
 

Israel's Purim Directive: Parties And Processions ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/15/21 | Comments (0)

Purim holiday mandates presented to ...

   
 

Performing CPR On The Way To Work

Article by United Hatzalah | Published 02/15/21 | Comments (0)

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Biden Tells Americans To Wear Masks For COVID-19 Until ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/14/21 | Comments (0)

President Biden on Thursday stressed the importance of wearing masks until at least 2022 to save lives — despite declaring the ...

   
 

Biden Administration Has ‘Deep Concerns’ Ab...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/14/21 | Comments (0)

President Biden’s National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said in a statement on Saturday that the administration is concerned by the World Healt...

   
 

Nearly A Third Of US Adults Undecided On COVID-19 Vacci...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/14/21 | Comments (0)

Almost a third of U.S. adults are undecided on whether they’ll get the COVID-19 vaccine and are taking a “wait and see&rd...

   
 

Biden: Governors, Mayors Need $350 Billion To Fight COV...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/14/21 | Comments (0)

President Joe Biden met with a bipartisan group of governors and mayors at the White House on Friday as part of his push to give financial relief from ...

   
 

El Al First Airline In The World To Completely Vaccinat...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/13/21 | Comments (0)

Ben Gurion Airport is scheduled to reopen on February 21 but the closure could be extended. Join BJL...

   
 

Will Israel's Malls Reopen Only To The Vaccinated?

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/13/21 | Comments (0)

Health Ministry aims to allow malls ...

   
 

Israel Likely To Lift More Restrictions On Businesses B...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/12/21 | Comments (0)

Decision still set to depend on Israel's morbidity figures ...

   
 

More Younger Israelis Now Being Hospitalized For COVID ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/12/21 | Comments (0)

More young Israelis are being hospitalized for COVID-19 than older ones, according to new data suggesting that Israel’s vaccination campaign may ...