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Kosher Brazilian Steak House at the New Noah’s Ark

Ark Encounter opened to the general public on Thursday, July 7, 2016. The Ark Encounter's opening date was chosen to reflect Genesis 7:7, the Bible verse describes Noah and his family entering the ark for the...

Wicked Yet Saintly

In the Torah portion of Shemini, we read about the sin and subsequent deaths of Nadav and Avihu, the two oldest sons of Aharon, as the verse says, "And Aharon's sons, Nadav and Avihu,...

Israel: 16,492 Cases, 254 Deaths: Health Official: “Return To Full Routine Only When No...

There are 16,492 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Israel as of Monday, with a total of 73 patients in serious condition of whom 64 are ventilated. The number of active virus cases has dropped...

NY Investigating More Than 90 Children With “COVID-Related Diseases”

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the state is currently investigating more than 90 cases of “Covid-related diseases” in young children. “We have 93 cases we’re investigating of young children that have Covid-related diseases,” the...

Hundreds In Tel Aviv Fined For Violating Directives While Quiet Reigned In Bnei Brak

A total of 1,705 fines were handed out by Israeli Police to residents throughout Israel in the past few days for violating Health Ministry regulations. Tel Aviv district police handed out about 500 fines, including...

Partial List Of Niftarim Over Yom Tov

The following is a list of Niftarim from the NY/NJ area over the first days of Pesach, complied by YWN. Although most of these people are victims of COVID-19, YWN has been unable to...

Jerusalem: Lockdown Imposed On 4 “Restricted Zones” With High Rates Of COVID-19 Infections

A lockdown of Jerusalem neighborhoods with high rates of confirmed coronavirus cases went into effect on Sunday at noon following the approval of the Knesset that convened overnight Motzei Shabbos. The lockdown will be enforced...

In Israel, the Jewish people pray to stop the coronavirus.

This evening in Israel, the Jewish people pray to stop the coronavirus. Thousands of Jews from around the world fasted, read psalms and prayed for health and peace in the world. People on the balconies of...

Trump Announces Possible Cure for Coronavirus

A drug used to treat malaria and arthritis has shown promise as a cure against coronavirus and could be “a game changer” in stopping the outbreak, President Donald Trump announced at a White House...

Another 300 Cases In BP; Kiryas Yoel Dr Makes Frightening Prediction; NY Cases Surge...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered all businesses Thursday to keep at least 75 percent of their work forces home as he announced the number of infected people in New York state had soared past 4,000, a...

Italian Death Toll Overtakes China’s As Virus Spreads

The death toll in Italy from the coronavirus overtook China’s on Thursday, and infections in the United States climbed past 10,000, in a stark illustration of how the crisis has pivoted toward the West. Italy,...

Israel on Mandatory 7 days Police Enforcement Lockdown

Prime Minister Netanyahu said the Israeli government will later on Thursday approve orders to make the state of emergency declared by the Health Ministry legally binding. The move effectively enforces a lockdown on Israel for...

Thousands of Jews to pray at Western Wall, in effort to stop the Coronavirus

On Sunday, the prayer session will be held at the Western Wall in the hopes of stopping the COVID-19 epidemic. COVID-19 is the name given to a new coronavirus, the outbreak of which began in...

Israel Extends Coronavirus Quarantine Orders to All Arrivals

■ 50 Israelis have so far tested positive for coronavirus, known as COVID-19; thousands have been placed in isolation; four have recovered. ■ All Israelis returning from abroad are ordered into a 14-day quarantine. Starting Thursday,...