US govt to cut back on 'do not travel' COVID advisories

Out of about 215 countries and territories that it rates, the department currently lists nearly 120 at "Level Four: Do Not Travel", including much of Europe Japan, Israel and Russia.


Spring cleaning: How to free yourself from the clutter

A professional organizer’s view on the COVID-19 pandemic’s ripple effect on our homes and how we can move forward toward renewal.


Exodus from COVID-19 plague: State of Israeli tourism industry

April is always a popular travel month, bringing in thousands of visitors yearly. How do hotels, municipalities and industry insiders feel?

Worldwide COVID cases surpass 500 mln as Omicron variant BA.2 surges

Roughly 64.8% of the world population has received at least one dose of a COVID vaccine, although only 14.8% of people in low-income countries have received at least one dose.


Fourth coronavirus vaccine dose lowers mortality risk fourfold - study

Patients who received the fourth dose were 76% less likely to die compared to those who received just the third dose.


Will Passover cause a rise in COVID-19 cases in Israel?

A sharp rise in tourism for the holiday and the traditional Passover Seders raise fears that coronavirus cases could spread with extended families.

Dietary supplement in fruits, vegetables may fight respiratory illnesses - study

Respiratory virus infections are responsible for a substantial number of deaths worldwide every year, with the most well-known of them being SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind the COVID-19 pandemic.

WHO says it is analyzing two new Omicron COVID sub-variants

Viruses mutate all the time but only some mutations affect their ability to spread or evade prior immunity from vaccination or infection, or the severity of disease they cause.


All the Jewish Major League Baseball players we’ll see in 2022

Here is a full rundown of what Jewish fans can look for in 2022, starting with the Jewish players on Opening Day rosters.

By Jacob Gurvis/JTA

Being with friends makes you less cautious about COVID-19 - study

New research claims that the sense of safety that stems from the psychological closeness of friends reduces perceived virus-infection risks.

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