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Israel Had Never Issued A Press Credential To A Journalist From My Country. It Gave Me One.

As a Pakistani reporter covering U.S. foreign policy, I worried until visiting gave me an empathy stronger than my fear.
Tags: News, Israel


Common good v. public good or public interest

Let me begin with where I certainly agree with Jack:  Adrian Vermeule is in fact promoting Catholic integralism (just as some Protestants, including, it has been alleged, Vice President Mike Penc,  are adherents of "dominionism"), both of which advocate forms of theocracy.  Indeed, certain members of the Haredi community in Israel and, I suspect, some members of Modi's ruling coalition in India are also theocrats, not to mention supporters of an Islamic Caliphate or even the "Islamic republics" ...
Tags: Law, India, Israel, Church, Iran, Jack, Notre Dame, Madison, Adrian, Branding, Trump, Harvard Law School, Modi, Holmes, Jefferson, Andrew Jackson


Lakers’ Phil Handy extends his coaching passion with pandemic-proof app

He has always done his best work on the court. But for a decade, as he built his training business, Phil Handy’s office was a silver Volkswagen GTI that rattled across roads all over Northern California. He loaded up his car in the morning from his home in El Dorado Hills – 30 miles east of Sacramento – and drove to Marin County, directly north of San Francisco. Sometimes he wound through the Bay Area to Stanford or St. Mary’s College or UC Davis or Berkeley. Many days, maybe even most days, Han...
Tags: England, Instagram, Stanford, Israel, Sports, Sacramento Kings, Sacramento, Toronto, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, United States, Hawaii, Nba, Handy, Cleveland Cavaliers


Covid-19: A Look Back From 2025

In which the coronavirus has changed almost everything.
Tags: News, China, Israel, Hungary, United States, Biden, Rodrigo, Trump, Viktor, Orban, Duterte, Politics And Government, Donald J, Joseph R Jr, Presidential Election of 2020, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Israel sends army to ultra-Orthodox city over coronavirus

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday gave the green light for soldiers to be deployed in a mostly ultra-Orthodox Jewish city considered the centre of Israel's novel coronavirus outbreak. "In light of the special situation in Bnei Brak following the restrictions due to the coronavirus, the IDF (army) will immediately present the necessary civil assistance to Bnei Brak municipality in fulfilling its responsibilities," Netanyahu's office said after talks with security and health officials. ...
Tags: News, Israel, Tel Aviv, Benjamin Netanyahu, Netanyahu, IDF, Bnei Brak


Israel locks down ultra-Orthodox city hit hard by coronavirus

One health care expert has told the Israeli Parliament he believed almost 40 percent of Bnei Brak's residents could be infected.
Tags: News, Israel, Bnei Brak, Israeli Parliament


Israel: Competition Law In The Corona (Hebrew) - Yigal Arnon & Co

See here for your reference the clarification document of the Competition Commissioner against the background of the Corona virus in Israel.
Tags: News, Israel, Corona Hebrew Yigal Arnon amp ; Co


Alternative tech job boards during Covid-19

Startups are getting hit hard by the economic price of Covid-19. As the New York Times reported yesterday, many companies have started laying off people already. Social distancing means that in many cases, this happens via video conferencing. As a record number of Americans filed for unemployment, this is a very stressful time for job seekers. According to an HR survey conducted by Viola Ventures, an Israeli venture capital fund, a third of respondents reported that they are planning layoffs...
Tags: Startups, UK, Jobs, Congress, Washington Post, France, Israel, Uncategorized, US, Trends, New York Times, Heidi Shierholz, Viola Ventures, David Fogel, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Mann Auditorium

An American tourist in Tel Aviv was about to enter the impressive Mann Auditorium to take in a concert by the Israel Philharmonic. He was admiring the unique architecture, the sweeping lines of the entrance, and the modern decor throughout the building. Finally, he turned to his escort and asked if the building was named for Thomas Mann, the world-famous author. "No," his friend said, "it's named for Fredric Mann, from Philadelphia." "Really?" Remarked the tourist. "I never heard of him. What di...
Tags: Israel, Tel Aviv, Humor, Philadelphia, Thomas Mann, Mann Auditorium, Fredric Mann


WeWork cofounder Adam Neumann just lost his billionaire status. Here's how the ousted CEO has spent his fortune, which once amounted to as much as $14 billion.

WeWork cofounder Adam Neumann just lost his billionaire status, according to Bloomberg. The ousted CEO is now worth between $450 million and $750 billion, based on estimates from Forbes and Bloomberg. Before WeWork's failed IPO, Neumann was worth as much as $14 billion, according to Bloomberg, but his fortune dwindled after WeWork's botched IPO and his subsequent resignation from the company. Neumann has spent over $80 million on at least five homes since he founded WeWork in 2010, but now he'...
Tags: Softbank, New York City, Israel, Trends, Bloomberg, Manhattan, WeWork, Wall Street Journal, Hamptons, Bay Area, Forbes, San Francisco Bay Area, Neumann, East Village, Greenwich Village, Adam Neumann


The career rise and fall of Adam Neumann, the controversial WeWork cofounder

WeWork publicly filed to go public in August, but has since shelved its IPO after investors flagged concerns over its business and cofounder Adam Neumann. Neumann has been at the helm of the company since it launched in 2010, but he stepped down from his positions as CEO and on the board of directors in late 2019 as part of a buyout deal that will see SoftBank acquiring the company. Here's everything you need to know about the former WeWork CEO, who has five children and has purchased an estim...
Tags: New York, Ipo, Softbank, New York City, Israel, San Francisco, Trends, Brooklyn, WeWork, Wall Street Journal, Gaza Strip, Business Insider, Hamptons, Tribeca, Soho, DMC


Coronavirus: Brand Moves for Thursday April 2

In China, the biggest public health crisis in two decades has enticed 3,000 newcomers to the Personal Protective Equipment industry this year, according to the Sina news portal, adding to a field of 4,000 who produced 4.2 billion face masks last year or half the world’s output, according to government data. Among the ‘new’ entrants are a clutch of juggernauts – car makers BYD and SAIC-GM-Wuling, iPhone assembler Foxconn and oil and gas producer Sinopec. BYD chairman and founder Wang Chuanfu led...
Tags: Google, Verizon, UK, New York, London, Adobe, Rihanna, California, Jay Z, China, New York City, Israel, Advertising, US, America, Los Angeles


Israel: Force Majeure In Israel (Hebrew) - Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz

בימים שבהם וירוס הקורונה מכתיב את אורחות חיינו ומשרדי הממשלה השונים מוציאים הנחי&#
Tags: News, Israel, Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz


Israel: Electronic Signatures As A Tool For Business Continuity - Yigal Arnon & Co

As a result of the global epidemic following the 19-COVID virus many businesses have drastically reduced the actual manpower In the workplace to comply with the emergency regulations and the ...
Tags: News, Israel, Business Continuity Yigal Arnon amp


The Latest: Protective gear shortage hits Fukushima workers

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.TOP OF THE HOUR:___— Protective gear shortage affecting workers at Fukushima nuclear plant— Australia to offer free child care during pandemic to keep workers on job— New Zealand has plan to help tourists return home— Isreael's health minister diagnosed with new coro...
Tags: South Korea, Europe, Japan, London, News, Australia, China, Germany, Russia, Israel, Jerusalem, Iran, World, Beijing, Italy, United Nations


'It’s a place where they try to destroy you': why concentration camps are still with us

Mass internment camps did not begin or end with the Nazis – today they are everywhere from China to Europe to the US. How can we stop their spread? By Daniel TrillingAt the start of the 21st century, the following things did not exist. In the US, a large network of purpose-built immigration prisons, some of which are run for profit. In western China, “political education” camps designed to hold hundreds of thousands of people, supported by a high-tech surveillance system. In Syria, a prison comp...
Tags: Europe, Guantanamo Bay, Greece, Australia, China, Nazis, India, Israel, US, World news, Syria, Surveillance, Asia Pacific, Myanmar, Pacific Ocean, Mediterranean


Iran parliament speaker, Israeli health minister have virus

Iran’s parliament speaker has contracted the new coronavirus, the country's highest-ranking government figure yet to catch the disease, while in Israel, several top officials entered quarantine when the health minister tested positive on Thursday. Iran's parliament announced Ali Larijani’s illness on its website, saying he was receiving treatment in quarantine. Iran, the regional epicenter of the virus, has been fighting one of the world's worst outbreaks.
Tags: News, Israel, Iran, Ali Larijani


Israel: An Update For Employers About Dealing With The Coronavirus - Yigal Arnon & Co

The Ministry of Health is constantly updating the isolation guidelines, both regarding who is subject to the isolation obligation and about the conduct guidelines for the stay In isolation.
Tags: News, Israel, Ministry of Health, Yigal Arnon


Israel's Netanyahu back in isolation after minister gets coronavirus

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is returning to self-isolation for another six days after his health minister was diagnosed with coronavirus, the premier's office said on Thursday. Netanyahu, 70, the nation's longest-serving leader, had just ended a two-day period of isolation on Wednesday night after a parliamentary aide was diagnosed with the disease. Litzman, 71, has appeared regularly alongside the premier to give coronavirus updates.
Tags: News, Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, Netanyahu, Litzman


Israel's Netanyahu gets all-clear after second coronavirus scare this week

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tested negative for coronavirus on Thursday after his health minister was diagnosed with it, officials said, the 70-year-old leader's second infection scare this week. As a precaution, Netanyahu returned to self-isolation for six more days, they said. In between the two periods, Netanyahu went on national TV to announce new measures to curb the epidemic.
Tags: News, Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, Netanyahu


FDA says heartburn drug Zantac should be immediately pulled from shelves

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday said the heartburn drug Zantac should immediately be pulled from shelves and consumers should dispose of any pills or liquid they have at home.During safety tests last summer, extremely high levels of the contaminant NDMA, believed to be a carcinogen, were discovered in samples of the drug. The active ingredient in Zantac is ranitidine, and the FDA said that over time, NDMA appears as an impurity in ranitidine in levels exceeding federal standards, N...
Tags: News, China, Israel, Walmart, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Npr, Netanyahu, NDMA, CVS Walgreens, Janet Woodcock, Anthony Fauci America


Trump Attack on Massie Self-Defeating and Wrong

This is what your core supporters need to see again, Mr. President. (Thomas Massie for Congress) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Looks like a third-rate Grandstander named @RepThomasMassie, a congressman from, unfortunately, a truly GREAT state, Kentucky, wants to vote against the new Save Our Workers Bill in Congress,” President Donald Trump tweeted Friday. “He can stop it, only delay, which is both dangerous… “…& costly,” Trump continued in a follow-up tweet. “Workers & small businesses need mon...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, New York, Guns, Congress, California, Kentucky, Senate, White House, Israel, America, Gop, House, Sheldon Adelson, Miami, Fox News


Netanyahu reportedly mistook a Hallmark series clip for proof of an Iranian coronavirus coverup

Everyone gets duped now and then. That goes for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as well.Netanyahu recently showed his cabinet a video he claimed was evidence Iran was engineering a novel coronavirus coverup, Axios reports. Tehran has reported more than 47,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 3,000 deaths, but those figures have been eyed with suspicion by much of the rest of the world, including Israel, which, to put it gently, does not get along with Iran.The video showed people dumpi...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Washington, Israel, Iran, Benjamin Netanyahu, Tehran, Trump, Netanyahu, Jay Inslee, Meir Ben Shabbat, COVID


Israelis told to wear face masks in public, mark religious holidays with close family only

All Israelis should wear face masks while in public as a precaution against the coronavirus, and upcoming Jewish, Muslim and Christian holidays should be marked only with immediate family, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday. In televised remarks, Netanyahu also announced curbs on movement around an ultra-Orthodox Jewish town that has experienced a disproportionately large outbreak. Israel has taken stringent measures to try to halt the spread of the virus, after recording more...
Tags: News, Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, Netanyahu


Israel Now Requiring Everyone To Wear Masks In Public, Will The US Follow?

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu announced that all Israelis must wear a mask at all times when outside of their home. Those that don’t have a mask can can wear a scarf or some of other facial covering over their nose and mouth, such as cloth and rubber bands. On Sunday I made a post asking […]
Tags: Deals, Israel, US, Netanyahu, Coronavirus


How Are You Feeling? Surveys Aim to Detect Covid-19 Hot Spots Early

Scientists have persuaded Britons and Israelis to fill out questionnaires about their health, to get ahead of the coronavirus by getting resources to the right place. The U.S. is next.
Tags: News, Pinterest, Israel, Research, United States, National Health Service, Great Britain, Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, Zhang, Eran, Segal, Weill Cornell Medical College, Mobile Applications, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Feng (1982-


French gay couple harassed by neighbors; told to move over COVID-19

French police in the city of Marseilles have opened an investigation into a crime of harassment against a gay couple. The pair received a note asking them to move because “homosexuals are the first to be contaminated” by COVID-19. The French queer magazine TETU reports that the man who alerted police, identified only as “David” age 33, works as a hospital caregiver. His spouse who delivers for Uber Eats found the note on his windshield. The pair contacted law enforcement based on the contents ...
Tags: Feature, France, Life, Israel, Lifestyle, San Francisco, Conservative, David, United States, Marseilles, Bordeaux, Ad Friendly, Rush Limbaugh, Mark Steyn, Meir Mazuz, Rick Wiles


Hezbollah shifts attention from Syria fight to battle virus

In the streets of Beirut's southern suburbs, Hezbollah paramedics and volunteers on trucks and on foot sprayed disinfectants on shops and buildings. Hezbollah says it is turning the organizational might it once deployed to fight Israel or in the civil war in neighboring Syria to battle the spread of the virus pandemic in Lebanon. It wants to send a clear message to its supporters in Lebanon's Shiite community that it is a force to rely on in a crisis.
Tags: News, Israel, Syria, Shiite, Beirut, Lebanon, Hezbollah


Israel Will Force All New Arrivals Into Quarantine Hotels

Effective immediately, Israel will test all arrivals from abroad for coronavirus and force them to stay in a designated quarantine hotel or designated quarantine facility for 14 days. With hotels shut down across the country, several of them have been repurposed into quarantine locations. Previously, arrivals from abroad were allowed to quarantine at home. DDF […]
Tags: Deals, Israel, Coronavirus


This startup made a coronavirus knowledge graph to help doctors with diagnosis

As coronavirus infections continue to spread, doctors and researchers are looking for new tools that can help them with better and faster diagnosis. Kahun, an Israel-based medtech startup, has released a new COVID-19 tool designed to help doctors make quicker decisions. The freely available tool is powered by an AI engine, which was fed more than 2,000 papers and articles sourced from the medical library PubMed. It allows doctors and researchers to devise a score from various symptoms to decide ...
Tags: Startups, Israel, Neural, Kahun