A nurse prepares to inject an Israeli woman with the third shot of Covid-19 vaccine in Jerusalem. Photograph: Atef Safadi/EPA

Less than a month into a Covid-19 vaccine booster drive, Israel is seeing signs of an impact on the country’s high infection and severe illness rates (...)

The government has made vaccination its main weapon in beating back the resurgent virus. Photograph: Getty

Israel on Friday became the first country worldwie to offer a third Covid-19 vaccine dose to those over the age of 50. Medical staff and those with u(...)

 A minor getting  a free ice-cream after receiving a Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccination station in Tel Aviv, Israel. Photograph:EPA/Abir Sultan

With Covid-19 cases rising daily, Israel is considering new restrictions to stop the spread of the virus. Israel led the world with its rapid vaccina(...)

The Israeli settler outpost of Evyatar overlooking the Palestinian village in Beita, West Bank. Photograph: Amit Elkayam/New York Times

Some 50 settler families have voluntarily left the illegal West Bank outpost of Evyatar under a deal reached with Israel’s new government, avoiding a (...)

Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Barak at a press conference with Labour defector Stav Shaffir and Meretz chairman  Nitzan Horowitz in Tel Aviv on Thursday. Photograph: Abir Sultan/EPA

In a dramatic reshuffle on the Israeli left, former prime minister Ehud Barak has decided to run on a joint list with the Meretz party in the Septembe(...)