PM Netanyahu self-isolates after aide tests positive for coronavirus

Quarantine for premier and inner circle could end if epidemiological study shows Rivka Paluch, Netanyahu’s adviser on ultra-Orthodox affairs, did not have contact with prime minister in past two weeks; Gantz may also be subjected to self-isolation Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his inner circle are placing themselves in self-isolation pending epidemiological results after one […]

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Wide swaths of the population could develop adverse psychological reactions from self-isolation, warns expert

Haifa, March 29, 2020 – With 12 Israelis already dead and more than 3,800 infected with COVID-19, the nation is fixated on the physical and economic ramifications of this devastating virus. However, Dr. Eli Somer, a clinical psychologist and Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Haifa’s School of Social Work, warned that many […]

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Microsoft cansells investments in Israeli facial recognition startup AnyVision

Microsoft has withdrawn from its $74 million investment in AnyVision due to claims the company has used the technology to monitor the Palestinian population. Microsoft has withdrawn from its $74 million investment in Israeli face recognition startup AnyVision as a result of an investigation it contacted following claims the company uses its technology to monitor […]

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