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Daily Archives: April 3, 2020

Plagues of Poison: The Unseen German hand

Executive Summary The proliferation of weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East poses the greatest threat to world peace since the end of World War II. Four distinct types of weapons are involved: chemical, biological,...

World Bank to give $5.8 million to help Palestinians fight coronavirus

(Question to the World Bank: How will they make sure that the funds and equipment will not be stolen) The World Bank approved a new US $5.8 million emergency operation on Thursday to help the...

Weekly Commentary: Follow Action Plan: Put Ministry of Defense In Charge of Coronavirus NOW

Thirteen years ago the Ministry of Health issued "The Pandemic Flu Health System Readiness Program 2007" https://www.health.gov.il/Subjects/emergency/preparation/DocLib/tora/BIO_TORA_PANDEMIC_FLU.pdf The plan set that following the WHO declaration of stage 5 there is "Transfer of the crisis management responsibility...

For Israel, recognizing another enemy is second nature

Among the world's democracies fighting the coronavirus, Israel has so far been by far the most successful. With a population of about 8.6 million, it had recorded at time of writing 33 deaths from...

Plagued by failure: ‘The Yom Kippur War of the Israeli health system

The summer of 2006 was a wake-up call for the home front. Israeli civilians, it became apparent during the Second Lebanon War, were inadequately protected, both against a large-scale military conflict and, as the...

Why this night will definitely be different

As Jewish families worldwide gather this year to celebrate the beginning of Pesach (Passover) there will be no need to ask why “is this night different from all other nights?” The stark contrast will be...

Badly-Hit Israeli Town Succeeds in Beating Coronavirus

As Israel remains under lockdown and the coronavirus continues to spread, one small community appears to have done the impossible and stopped the spread of the virus, the Globes news site reported. Read full...

News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (March 25 – 31, 2020)

While Hamas has focused most of its attention on trying to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the Gaza Strip, this past week a rocket was fired into Israeli territory. It is unclear which...