Coronavirus Israel live: Gantz asks army to begin working on new field hospital

55 min 7 sec ago
Two Israeli hospitals turn away virus patients due to full wards ? Netanyahu aides violate post-D.C. trip coronavirus quarantine order ? New guidelines allow protests in groups of 20 during lockdown

Australian leader welcomes Israeli ruling to extradite accused pedophile Malka Leifer

3 hours 24 min ago
Victoria state Premier Daniel Andrews calls ruling a victory for victims of child sexual abuse. Leifer, a former headmistress of a Jewish school, is charged in Australia with 74 counts of rape and other sexual offences

Israel tightens demands on Gazan breast cancer patients in need of urgent care

5 hours 29 min ago
Previously, Israel went according to the recommendation of doctors in Gaza to allow travel to East Jerusalem for treatment. Now the army wants proof

Israel's Coronavirus cabinet faces distressing data and difficult decisions on lockdown

5 hours 29 min ago
Decision-makers are forced to confront worrisome statistics: On the one hand, there is the rise in the infection rate, On the other hand, the levels of economic freedom are narrowing

Flaunting quarantine, Netanyahu aides reveal industry of lies

5 hours 30 min ago
All the problems have emerged from the prime minister and his circle – violations, lies, incitement, smears, blood libels

God, what terrible sin did we commit to deserve Netanyahu?

8 hours 5 min ago
A prime minister who capitulates to every pressure group and views the long-term as the 8 P.M. news broadcast is not fit to lead Israel

Haaretz Cartoon

Mon, 2020-09-21 23:45

Elsztain’s control of IDB hanging in the balance

Mon, 2020-09-21 21:35
IDB assets set to be liquidated as bondholders seek immediate repayment of NIS 2 billion debt

Sivan Klingbail to be editor of TheMarker

Mon, 2020-09-21 20:50
Rotem Starkman returning as deputy editor of Haaretz Group’s financial newspaper and website

Do as I say, not as I do

Mon, 2020-09-21 20:34

Israeli teachers fume over ‘surprise’ salary deductions

Mon, 2020-09-21 19:16
The penalties are due to wage overpayment from past years, but with overly complex salary structures and no-one to speak to, educators feel let down

Israeli experts say Zoom learning widens gaps between kids, but the three R's can wait

Mon, 2020-09-21 19:11
Remote learning is detrimental in terms of youngsters' social interaction and simulation, educators say, but there's no real harm in delaying the teaching of basic skills like reading and writing

In COVID-induced despair, Israeli employers no longer trust their government to help

Mon, 2020-09-21 19:02
As businesses are forced to cope with a second lockdown, the Treasury’s plan to discourage unpaid leave encounters widespread skepticism

Israeli High Court orders disciplinary hearing of Safed's chief rabbi for racist comments

Mon, 2020-09-21 17:53
Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, a state employee, who once said anyone who touches a Jew should be 'annihilated,' scolds ruling of ‘politically motivated court’

Israel’s back in lockdown while Swedish COVID deaths are plummeting. Here's why

Mon, 2020-09-21 17:48
Swedish Health Minister Lena Hallengren tells Haaretz why her country never imposed a full lockdown, and why public trust in the government is a vital component of fighting the coronavirus

PODCAST: How COVID killed Bibi’s legacy and resurrected his archrival

Mon, 2020-09-21 17:24
Days into its second nationwide lockdown, Israel has gone from role model to cautionary tale - thanks to Netanyahu's mishandling of the coronavirus pandemic

With coronavirus wards at capacity, two Israeli hospitals turn away patients

Mon, 2020-09-21 17:20
As new infections continue to rise, Defense Ministry decides to set up a field hospital of 200 beds

Lebanese president warns of 'hell' if no new government is formed

Mon, 2020-09-21 17:16
Deadline for forming a government according to the French plan was missed last week, amid the political impasse over the Finance Ministry portfolio

U.S. announces new sanctions on Iran defense ministry and others

Mon, 2020-09-21 16:29
Pompeo also announces Washington had imposed new sanctions on Venezuelan President, who has forged closer ties between Caracas and Tehran