The latest coronavirus headlines

As if this year hasn’t been stressful enough, parents and kids are now facing yet another tough deci-sion: figuring out what to do about school this fall.

Gaza residents with foreign passports and patients seeking treatment abroad are allowed to pass through the Rafah crossing during its three-day opening.

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The aid plan, a joint effort of the Treasury, the Economy and Industry Ministry and the Israel Manufacturers Association, gives priority to employers that retained workers despite a drop in revenue.

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The Cleveland Jewish News has compiled a list of organizations and businesses that are creating online content during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Ohio has 101,731 total cases of COVID-19 and 3,673 total deaths, the Ohio Department of Health reported Aug. 10.

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The Big Ten Conference reportedly voted 12-2 on Aug. 10 to cancel its 2020 football season and other fall sports, according to multiple reports.

(JTA) — The coronavirus crisis has helped make Wix, the popular website creator platform, the second-highest valued Israeli company.

Ohio has surpassed 100,000 total cases of COVID-19, as Johns Hopkins has reported 5 million cases across the United States.

“Reducing the political uncertainty would contribute to the confidence of the markets in the Israeli economy and improve the ability to deal with the [coronavirus] crisis,” says Bank of Israel Governor Amir Yaron.

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A bill seeking to postpone the Aug. 25 deadline is to come before the Knesset on Wednesday • “We need to make every effort to avoid elections,” says Israeli premier.

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The Cleveland Jewish News has compiled a list of organizations and businesses that are creating online content during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio governor's positive, then negative, tests for COVID-19 have provided fuel for skeptics of government pandemic mandates and critics of his often-aggressive policies.

The Cleveland Jewish News has compiled a list of organizations and businesses that are creating online content during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Following what he described as a “crazy day” where he announced he tested positive for coronavirus and later tested negative, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine continued with his scheduled coronavirus briefing on Aug. 7 from his home in Cedarville.

During a normal school year, the transition from elementary to middle school can be difficult for some students. But since the end of the 2019-20 school year ended remotely and as the 2020-21 school year begins remotely for many schools, that transition can be even more confusing for students.

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested negative for COVID-19 Aug. 6 after testing positive earlier in the day before he was to meet with President Donald Trump, according to a statement from his office.

B'nai Brith Canada said the article also claimed that Jews were responsible for the creation of ISIS and called Israel "an emanation of the Devil himself."

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The Cleveland Jewish News has compiled a list of organizations and businesses that are creating online content during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Ohio has 97,471 total cases of COVID-19 and 3,618 total deaths, the Ohio Department of Health reported Aug. 6.

The Israeli prime minister also instructed that action be taken to outline plans to allow other countries to purchase vaccine options from Israel.

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As the fall semester approaches, many schools are exploring the possibility of reintroducing remote learning opportunities into their reopening plans amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Several Northeast Ohio public school districts have announced students will have an all-virtual start to the 2020-21 school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The vaccine created by the Defense Ministry’s Institute for Biological Research has been tested successfully on animals.

The post Israeli research institution to launch human trials of coronavirus vaccine appeared first on Jewish Telegraphic Agency.

Tourism Minister Asaf Zamir called the move “important news for the aviation sector and all Israelis.”

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“You are Israel’s special forces when it comes to vaccines,” Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz tells Israel Institute for Biological Research staff.

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“This privilege and honor comes with a commitment,” Birthright-Israel CEO Gidi Mark tells participants in the Birthright Excel 2020 internship program, which concluded this week in a virtual gathering.

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The next two weeks are the “last opportunity” to get the outbreak under control via moderate means, says National Coronavirus Project Manager Roni Gamzu.

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During times of uncertainty, it is crucial to have a reliable space or community that can be turned to for emotional support.

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