(JNS) Israeli researchers said they are days away from finishing production of the active component of a coronavirus vaccine that could be tested on humans starting June 1.
“We are in the final stages and within a few days we will hold the proteins—the active component of the vaccine,” Dr.
(JNS) Members of a congregation in New Rochelle, N.Y., began donating blood at the end of March in an effort to help researchers who are creating a way to treat COVID-19.
The first several cases of coronavirus infection to hit
(JNS) Blue and White Party leader Benny Gantz is ready to accept a limited annexation of territory in Judea and Samaria, possibly bringing a unity agreement between Gantz and incumbent Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu closer to reality, according to Israeli media
(JNS) Adopt-A-Safta, Israel’s leading nonprofit initiative that pairs young adults throughout Israel with elderly, is appealing for donations for “Seder Boxes”—complete Passover seder kits delivered to their front doors.
(Yaakov Lappin/JNS) In ordinary times, Israel Aerospace Industry’s Systems Missiles Space group churns out advanced missiles, including interceptors used by the Arrow 2 and Arrow 3 defense systems. During these extraordinary times, the group has added a new production line—one that produces hospital ventilators.
(JNS) Following the enactment of the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the largest emergency aid package in U.S. history, the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) has announced a national program to help Jewish nonprofits access financial support made possible through the legislation.
(JNS) New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said this week that he will rename the state’s Domestic Terrorism Act after Yosef Neumann, who died on March 29 of the injuries he suffered three months earlier during a stabbing attack on the last night of Chanukah in Monsey, N.Y.
(JNS) The U.N. Security Council held its monthly discussion on the Middle East via a video conference this week.
Special Coordinator for the Middle East Nickolay Mladenov opened the discussion by praising the recent cooperation
(JNS) The Pentagon is looking into keeping a reaction force of roughly 3,500 U.S. troops sent to the Middle East in January in response to Iranian-backed riots at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad.
The Daily Beast reported this week
(JNS) Syrian air defenses shot at missiles this week fired from Israeli warplanes and shot down some of them, Syrian state media said.
The jets fired missiles while flying in Lebanese airspace and targeted a Syrian army position, the outlet said according to a report by the Associated Press
(Courtesy of Marcos Katz Prize) The Marcos Katz Prize will be awarded for the 45th year since the initiative by the late Marcos Katz and his wife, Adina, to award a prize seeking to encourage personalities and institutions working to implement and integrate Halacha into modern life. A few days ago, the period from which
Congratulations to the winners of The Jewish Link’s annual Purim costume contest:
1st place ($150 gift certificate to local restaurant): Moshe Parver.
2nd Place: ($100 gift certificate to local restaurant): Dr. Felix