Category: coronavirus

antisemitism, coronavirus, Israel

Passing of the Brisker Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Dovid Soloveitchik ZL

Rav Dovid Soloveitchik Zl

The media had a field day reporting on the funeral of Rav Dovid Soloveitchik on Sunday, reporting huge crowds. But the truth is, even if “tens of thousands” attended Rav Dovid’s funeral, this is a small number, compared to the estimated 300,000 who turned out for Rabbi Shlomo Zalman Auerbach’s funeral, in the days before …

coronavirus, Israel

First Israeli Coronavirus Vaccine Candidates Injected

health worker prepares injection

Israeli vaccine trials have begun, with the first Israeli participants having received their injections against the novel coronavirus. One patient was injected at Hadassah Ein Kerem, the other at Sheba Medical Center. Anar Ottolenghi, 34, who received his injection at Hadassah, is an immunology student at Ben-Gurion University. The other participant is Segev Harel, 26. …