Deborah Brand

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Israeli Expert Panel Supports 4th Vaccine Dose for All Adults

An expert panel advising the Israeli Health Ministry on the coronavirus recommended administer a fourth dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to Israelis aged 18 and above, provided that five months have passed since they received a third shot or recovered from the disease.

A medic prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against the coronavirus at a private nursing home in the Israeli central coastal city of Netanya on January 5, 2022. - Israel began on January 3 administering fourth Covid vaccine shots to people over 60 and health workers amid a surge …

‘F***ing Jews:’ Last Words of Hostage-Taker, Deemed ‘Not Targeting Jews’ by FBI

In yet more evidence disproving an initial FBI claim that Malik Faisal Akram’s decision to take worshipers at a synagogue hostage at gunpoint was “not specifically targeting” the Jewish community, a leaked tape reveals the Islamist terrorist ranting to his family about “the f***ing Jews” hours before he was shot.

Malik Faisal Akram

Biden Admin Sued over Funding for Palestinian Govt. that Supports Terror

The Biden administration is being sued for refusing to submit internal documents that could show it violated a law barring the federal government from sending money to the Palestinian government until it stops its so-called “pay-for-slay” scheme paying terrorists and

President Joe Biden speaks about the evacuation of American citizens, their families, SIV applicants and vulnerable Afghans in the East Room of the White House, Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, in Washington. Secretary of State Antony Blinken listens at right. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Israel Hits All-Time High for Coronavirus Infections

New coronavirus infections in Israel hit an all-time high on Wednesday, as the government announced only at-risk groups and individuals over 60 would be eligible for PCR testing in a bid to relieve pressure on testing centers.

A resident of a private nursing home in the Israeli central coastal city of Netanya, receives a fourth Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against the coronavirus, from a Magen David Adom National Emergency Services volunteer on January 5, 2022. - Israel began on January 3 administering fourth Covid vaccine shots to people over …

Third of Israelis Predicted to Get Coronavirus in Next 3 Weeks

Up to a third of Israel’s population will be infected with the Omicron strain over the next three weeks, a leading health expert and adviser to the Israeli government said on Sunday, and added that many won’t even know it because the country is quickly running out of test kits.

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U.S. Pledges $99M to U.N. Palestinian Refugee Agency

The U.S. will give $99 million to the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, the State Department has said, after the Trump administration cut funding to the agency, which it called “irredeemably flawed.”

UNRWA: helping millions of Palestinians

Palestinian Factions Outraged at ‘Disgraceful’ Abbas-Gantz Meeting

Palestinian factions lambasted Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for his “disgraceful meeting” with Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz at the latter’s home, calling the PA leader a “traitor” and “collaborator, the Jerusalem Post reported.

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Israel Plans to Double Golan Heights Population

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said Sunday the country plans to double the amount of people living in the Golan Heights with a multimillion-dollar development plan earmarked for the strategic plateau.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gives a speech before the newly-unveiled sign for the new settlement of "Ramat Trump", or "Trump Heights" in English, named after the incumbent US President during an official ceremony in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights on June 16, 2019. - Netanyahu unveiled a "Trump Heights" sign …