In Effort To Curb Corona Outbreak – United Hatzalah Initiated Publicity Campaign for Charedim To Stay Home

By Raphael Poch, Israelrescue.org— United Hatzalah initiated a campaign aimed at explaining to the Charedi communities around Israel the importance of adhering to Health Ministry Regulations when it comes to Covid-19 Coronavirus. The campaign consists of tens of thousands of pashkvillim being posted in Charedi cities and communities, recorded phone calls targeting some 500,000 Charedim…

Israel’s unemployment soars to over 1 million – one quarter of workforce

By Paul Shindman, World Israel News— The coronavirus crisis passed a new milestone Wednesday as the number of unemployed Israelis passed one million – one in every four members of the workforce, Ynet reported. The country’s previously robust economy has been sent into shock. The unemployment rate, an envious 3.4 percent in December, has rocketed…

Half a million people take part in mass online prayer against coronavirus

By Jeremy Sharon, Jpost-— Half a million people participated in a mass online prayer event staged on various different digital platforms and involving rabbis and participants from around the world, to request divine intervention to halt the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The initiative was promoted by the chief rabbis of Israel Rabbis Yitzhak Yosef…