Friday, February 26, 2021

Zera Shimshon Parshas T'zaveh

 


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Chag Purim Samaich

 


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Thursday, February 25, 2021

China reportedly gave American diplomats anal COVID-19 tests

 


Never a dull News Day here in the DIN Headquarters!

The Chinese government has used anal swabs to test US diplomats for COVID-19 – but Beijing insisted to Washington that the butt checks were made “in error,” according to a report.

“The State Department never agreed to this kind of testing and protested directly to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs when we learned that some staff were subject to it,” a State Department rep told VICE World News on Wednesday.

Washington complained that the rather invasive procedure was undignified, according to the report.

The State spokesperson said Beijing had assured Washington that the tests were given “in error” — and that diplomats were exempt from the test, which was required for incoming travelers in some parts of China.

“We have instructed staff to decline this test if it is asked of them, as was done in the past,” the rep told VICE World News, which noted it was unclear how many diplomats or their family members had undergone the procedure.

Meanwhile, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian on Thursday denied Beijing had even asked American diplomats to undergo the anal tests.

“To my knowledge…China has never required US diplomatic staff stationed in China to conduct anal swab tests,” Zhao told a daily news briefing in Beijing, Reuters reported.

In an email to Reuters, a State Department spokesperson said it was “committed to guaranteeing the safety and security of American diplomats and their families, while preserving their dignity.”

Officials in China have used anal swabs to test people it considers at high-risk of contracting the illness, including residents of neighborhoods with confirmed cases as well as some international travelers, according to AFP.

Tests using anal swabs can avoid missing infections as viral traces in fecal samples or anal swabs could remain detectable for longer periods than in those from the respiratory tract, Li Tongzeng, a respiratory diseases doctor in Beijing, told state TV recently.

Stool tests also may be more effective in detecting infections in kids as their waste carries a higher viral load than adults, researchers at the Chinese University of Hong Kong said in a paper published last year.

China’s National Health Commission said in an online post that in some cases, the deadly bug can be more easily detected in anal samples than in throat and nasal samples.

According to the commission’s instructions, the samples are collected by inserting a cotton swab about one to two inches into the rectum.

A traveler from Australia to China who was tested with anal swabs in September told VICE World News the procedure felt like having diarrhea.

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Realizing they Have a "Dangerous Lunatic" in the White House ...House Democrats ask Biden to give up sole power to launch nuclear bomb

 


Over thirty House Democrats are asking President Biden to consider renouncing his authority to launch nuclear weapons.

In a letter sent Tuesday but publicized Wednesday, 31 lawmakers led by Reps. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) and Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) urge the commander in chief to “consider modifying the decision-making process the United States uses in its command and control of nuclear forces.”

“As president, two of your most critical and solemn duties are the security of the country and the safeguarding of its nuclear arsenal,” the letter reads, noting the president’s sole authority to order the use of nuclear weapons assures keeping them under civilian control.

“However, vesting one person with this authority entails real risks,” Panetta and Lieu continued.

“Past presidents have threatened to attack other countries with nuclear weapons or exhibited behavior that caused other officials to express concern about the president’s judgment,” the two said, referencing former President Donald Trump’s very public feudwith North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

In terms of alternatives, the two California Democrats suggested a number of options.

One would be to require that the vice president and speaker of the House of Representatives concur with the president’s decision to strike.

Another option would be requiring certifications from the secretary of defense that the strike order was valid, as well as the attorney general that it was legal.

The two lawmakers also suggested requiring a Congressional declaration of war and specific approval from Congress on the strike. 

The last option they suggested was creating a permanent council of Congressional leaders that would hold regular deliberations with the president and their administration on national security issues.

That council would be required to be consulted before the launch of any nuclear weapon.

Panetta is the son of Leon Panetta, who served as Defense Secretary and CIA director under President Obama and was chief of staff to President Clinton. 

The White House did not immediately respond to The Post’s request for comment on the letter.

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-Wash.) did not immediately respond to The Post’s request for comment on his stance on the president’s nuclear authority.

“While any president would presumably consult with advisors before ordering a nuclear attack, there is no requirement to do so,” the letter states, “The military is obligated to carry out the order if they assess it is legal under the laws of war.”

“Under the current posture of U.S. nuclear forces, that attack would happen in minutes.”

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Surprise Surprise... How Much of the Trillion Dollar Covid Stimulus Going to Fight the Virus

 

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Arab Slams Arab MK"s in the Knesset who Support Terrorism

 


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Arab MK in Knesset Cannot Say "Israel" Out of His mouth and Cannot Name the First Palestinian King

 

Israel bans sale of all seafood from Mediterranean after massive oil spill

 


The Health Ministry on Wednesday barred the sale of seafood from the Mediterranean Sea after a massive oil spill severely contaminated most of Israel’s coastline and killed wildlife.

The ban covers fish and other marine life sold for consumption. It went into effect immediately and will last until the Health Ministry issues a retraction.

The decision was made “in light of the environmental pollution in the Mediterranean Sea, which has been expressed, among other ways, in the amounts of tar found on the Mediterranean beaches in recent days,” the Health Ministry said.

The ruling was a precautionary measure and there was no definite evidence that eating the fish posed a danger. Samples of marine life had been sent to Agriculture Ministry laboratories to check for contaminants, the Health Ministry said.

Officials notified the fishing community and sellers of seafood.

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Racism Solved! White Guy will no longer voice black 'Simpsons' character

 

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Press During Trump Called them “kids in cages” But Now by Biden They call them “shelters” or “migrant facilities.”

 

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Turns Out That the People That arrived in Israel with Forged Permits Were Chareidim and Will be Deported

 


Please tell me that it ain't so ..

please tell me that the forgers are not those who are shoimrei Torah Umitzvois that are into Chesed and distribute chicken soup while having no compunction of spreading death and disease

Please tell me that it was chilonim that drive on shabbos!  

Twenty ultra-Orthodox arrivals from New York were barred from entering the country today after it was discovered they had used forged permits from the committee that currently approves entry to the country.

The families who arrived on a flight to Israel from New York on Wednesday forged their entry permits and will be deported,.

The 13 members of one of the families were all foreign nationals. The second family had an Israeli mother, a foreign father and six children, Channel 12 reported.

One family of 13, who are not Israeli, will be deported tonight, with another family of seven, in which the mother is Israeli, still under review.

Reports say  that Israeli authorities were investigating claims that passengers on an El Al flight from New York, which was later discovered to be carrying 11 travelers infected with the coronavirus, had provided fake test results before boarding the plane.

A woman on the plane claimed that she heard ultra-Orthodox passengers boasting that they had used fake coronavirus tests to get on the flight, Hebrew media reported. Other passengers said that during the flight ultra-Orthodox passengers did not wear masks at times and that the cabin crew did little to encourage them to cover up.

The Health Ministry on Wednesday asked the IDF Home Front Command and the Shin Bet security agency to check if the passengers really did fake the virus tests they had presented before getting on the plane, Channel 12 reported.

El Al, Israel’s national carrier, said in response to the report that all of its flights are handled in accordance with the instructions of various authorities.

“The claims made by passengers were passed on to the acting authorities and we are investigating the claims with the flight crew,” El Al said.

Israel’s land and air gateways have been largely closed since January 25, with Ben Gurion Airport shuttered for all but a few special flights by Israeli airlines to bring back citizens stranded abroad. Health officials are concerned that more contagious strains of the coronavirus could arrive in the country from abroad, as is the case with the so-called British mutation which now accounts for almost all new COVID-19 infections in the country.

Ministers approved early Wednesday the reinstatement of a compulsory quarantine period in special government-run hotels for all those arriving from abroad, a day after the previous regulations on the matter expired.

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Alarming COVID-19 study finds virus survives on fabric for 3 days

 


A new study has revealed that the virus which causes COVID-19 can linger on fabric, such as clothing or upholstery, for up to three days.

Between polyester, a poly-cotton blend and 100% cotton fabrics, the polyester posed the greatest risk, even after 72 hours; on full-cotton samples, the virus lasted one day, while the poly-cotton blend remained contaminated by viral droplets — designed to mimic human saliva — for just six hours.

The breakthrough finding could be especially dangerous when it comes to clothing worn by health-care workers, said Dr. Katie Laird, a microbiologist and author of the study. 

If not frequently washed, the fabrics could help transmit the virus from patient to patient. 

“When the pandemic first started, there was very little understanding of how long coronavirus could survive on textiles,” said Dr. Laird, a leading infectious disease researcher at De Montfort University in Leicester, United Kingdom.

“Our findings show three of the most commonly used textiles in health care pose a risk for transmission of the virus,” she continued in an interview for the university’s news site. “If nurses and health-care workers take their uniforms home, they could be leaving traces of the virus on other surfaces.”

In terms of sanitizing, researchers also found that soap and scorching hot water — at least 153 degrees Fahrenheit (67 degrees Celsius) — was required to effectively clean 100% cotton fabric, which is commonly used for medical staff uniforms.

Regular household washing machines typically only go up to about 130 degrees on their hottest setting. 

The findings suggest that hospital staff should refrain from wearing their uniforms home, according to Dr. Laird, whose study has been submitted to a research journal for publication, pending peer review.

“This research has reinforced my recommendation that all health-care uniforms should be washed on site at hospitals or at an industrial laundry,” she said. “These wash methods are regulated and nurses and health-care workers do not have to worry about potentially taking the virus home.”

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Shimon Zev Fried 6 Struck & Killed by Bus in Williamsburg ...


An eight year old Chasidic boy on his way to school lost his life this morning after a heartbreaking accident in Williamsburg.

Sources say that Shimon Zev Fried was running to catch his bus just after 8:30 this morning when he was instead struck by the vehicle which pulled away, leaving him lying in the roadway. It appears that the driver of the bus did not see the boy as he ran towards the vehicle and was unaware that he had hit him.

Police said that the driver of an MTA B60 bus was driving on South 5th Street just east of Hooper Street when she noticed something in the roadway and realizing that it was a child, she pulled over to the side of the road. According to ABC News (https://7ny.tv/3bxIY7m), the bus arrived at the accident scene just two minutes after it happened, with the driver phoning dispatch which place the call to 911. The NYPD, Hatzolah and Chesed Shel Emes all responded to the accident and the boy, who had sustained traumatic injuries, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A statement released by MTA Bus Company president Craig Cipriano described the incident as a tragedy.

“Our hearts go out to the child’s family as well as to our colleague driving the B60 bus that came upon the scene and first discovered the horrible aftermath,” said Cipriano. “We are fully cooperating with the NYPD investigation and providing all possible support to the bus operator as she recovers from trauma.”

The driver of the school bus was later located and is cooperating with police at the 90th Precinct. Sergeant Robert Denig of the NYPD’s Highway Patrol’s Collision Investigation Squad said that the difficulty of his team’s work was further exacerbated by the circumstances of this accident.

“It’s always heartbreaking,” said Sergeant Denig. “And yes, when it’s a child, it’s that much more heartbreaking. It’s devastating.”

The Levayeh 





A large mass of mourners gathered outside a Brooklyn synagogue on Wednesday evening for the funeral of a 6-year-old boy who was fatally struck by his school bus.

The grief-stricken father of little Shimon Fried remembered his son as a “special child,” as he spoke to relatives, friends and other members of the Orthodox Jewish community in South Williamsburg.

“He wanted to learn and grow,” Shimon’s sobbing father, Malky Fried said in Yiddish.

The crowd of about 200 was brought to tears as the grieving dad recalled how his son, even as a toddler, “always wanted to grow and be better.”

“He is a very holy child,” Fried continued. “He did unusual things for his age.” 

“He was like a rabbi… he was a special child.”

The youngster’s grandfather, his school principal and friends of the family also spoke at the hour-long outdoor ceremony on Clymer Avenue near Wythe Avenue.

A group of men were then seen carrying the child’s coffin away, their heads bowed.


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Disgusting Pigs! .....The Washington Post’ Wants To Pick Israel’s Leader

 


The Washington Post’s editorial board has a fixation with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The Post’s board has devoted considerable column space to attacking the democratically elected leader of the Jewish state. But the obsession, and frequently unhinged tone, reveals more about the newspaper and its attitudes toward Israel than it does about the Israeli leader.

The Post’s latest blast appeared in a Feb. 17, 2021 editorial titled “Biden delivers a snub to Israel’s Netanyahu—and for good reason.” The Post hailed the fact that “during the first four weeks of the new U.S. administration,” President Joe Biden “spoke by phone with the leaders of virtually every major U.S. ally, along with those of Russia and China. But he did not call Mr. Netanyahu” until Feb. 16.

The Post claimed that if the belated call was a snub, it was justified, as “Mr. Netanyahu has a long history of allying himself with U.S. Republicans and of seeking to aid GOP presidential candidates.” Netanyahu, the Post asserts, had the temerity to travel to “Washington to endorse Mr. Trump’s soon-to-be stillborn Middle East peace plan” on the eve of an election. Even worse, the Post argues, Netanyahu has noted that he has “disagreements on Iran, on the Palestinian issue” with the new administration. How dare he!

Accordingly, the Post says, “striking a measure of distance from the Israeli leader is a wise move,” particularly since he is facing upcoming elections.

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Samarian Settler Fends Off Knife-Wielding Terrorist With Bare Hands

 A 22-year-old resident of Yitzhar, a community situated in the heart of Samaria near Shechem, fended off a terrorist threatening to stab him with a knife and succeeded in escaping from him.

Binyamin Cohen, who got married only a few months ago, was waiting at a bus stop near Yitzhar on Wednesday morning when he was attacked by the Arab terrorist. Cohen, a son of one of the heads of Yeshivat Bet El, succeeded in pushing the Arab away and then confronted him with his bare hands, after which he succeeded in running away.

A security camera captured the incident. Note the Palestinian cars passing by (white numberplates) without intervening to save Cohen from his attacker.

The potential victim backed off quick took an aggressive defensive position threw his arms defensively keeping attacker at bay. Leg kicks to attackers opposite side of weapon slowed attacker, giving him time to escape. Well defended. It pays to learn defensive fighting skills and practice them diligently. I dont know if this man has any training, but the more you do train defensive fighting tactics the less likely you are to be a victim.

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Medicine experts, warn of 'even worse, more contagious' mutation if virus is allowed to reproduce on unvaccinated people.

Professor Daniel Shepshelovich, deputy director of Ichilov Hospital's Internal Medicine 9 department, warned that those who refuse to vaccinate may aid in the creation of a worse, more virulent mutation.

In an interview with Israel Hayom, Shepshelovich, Prof. Shepshelovich said, "At any moment, a mutation may be created which is even worse and more contagious, which will harm everyone. A pregnant woman died, young people are being harmed, and the concern is right here, right now."

"Those who do not vaccinate need to know that they are empowering the virus, because every time the virus divides it can create a mutation, a variant. Most mutations aren't problematic, but when the virus changes tens of thousands of times, and that's the case with coronavirus, then you have mutations which are more contagious or more virulent, and then the virus causes even more harm.

"Therefore, the desire to prevent the virus from dividing and reproducing and developing more versions is in itself a reason to get vaccinated. Bottom line, I am truly begging anyone who is on the fence to trust the entire medical profession, which knows the vaccine, believes in the vaccine, knows the disease, and is warning that it is very dangerous. Go now and get vaccinated."

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‘I’m Jewish now’: Rapper Azealia Banks sparks social media storm with wedding announcement

 Incendiary rapper Azealia Banks announced her engagement to artist Ryder Ripps by posting a photo on Instagram of a ring with a menorah on it and writing “I’m Jewish now. MAZEL TOV BITCHES!” in the caption.

Some social media users took issue with the proclamation, implying that Banks could not assume a Jewish identity by marrying a Jewish person or that wearing a symbol of Judaism was disrespectful. Banks — who is known for getting into feuds with public figures on Twitter — shot back.

Here’s one representative exchange, which ends with Banks declaring, “I’m a jewcy diva now.”

In another exchange, Banks likened her connection to Judaism to the gender identity of transgender people, in an analogy that some decried as transphobic.

Banks is no stranger to controversy. In 2016, during one of her high profile Twitter rants, she directed racial epithets at Pakistani-English pop star Zayn Malik and lost her slot at a U.K. music festival.

Ripps is a 34-year-old art director and conceptual artist who has not made a Jewish identity part of his public persona. His father Rodney, also an artist, once showed some of his art in an exhibit at New York City’s Jewish Museum on “Jewish Themes.”

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Health Ministry may share information on unvaccinated Israelis with local authorities

 

The Knesset on Wednesday approved a bill allowing the Health Ministry to transfer information on unvaccinated individuals to local authorities, the Education Ministry's Director General, and welfare authorities.

The bill, which passed its first reading on Monday afternoon, passed its second and third readings on Wednesday, and is now law.

The purpose of the bill is to allow local authorities to encourage residents to receive the vaccine, by turning to them personally and taking other actions which Health Minister Director General Professor Hezi Levi will define.

Under the bill, the Health Ministry may share the names, identification numbers, addresses, and phone numbers of citizens eligible to receive the vaccine who have not yet done so.

In addition, the information will be transferred to the authorities if they actively request it and present a plan for encouraging vaccination among the population included in the database.

However, the bill emphasizes that personal information may not be used to pressure citizens into receiving the vaccination.

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Aaron Ross who was sent to Utah school for wayward teens claims he was raped multiple times at 13, forced to give staff oral sex, drugged and thrown in solitary confinement


Ross is pictured at age 13 -two months before he was sent to Provo Canyon. 



A 13-year-old was allegedly raped multiple times at a Utah school for wayward teens where Paris Hilton also testified she was abused and sexually assaulted.

In an exclusive interview with DailyMailTV, Aaron Ross, 33, claimed he was forced to give a staff member oral sex when he was 13, was heavily drugged, denied food and locked in a 6ft-square cement 'isolation room' for days on end at Provo Canyon School, south of Salt Lake City, Utah.

DailyMailTV has also obtained a 2013 police report detailing Ross' claims, and data of 911 calls obtained via the Freedom of Information Act which reveal dozens of child abuse and sexual assault reports at the school's two campuses from 2012 to 2019.

The teen treatment center, where a 12-month stay reportedly costs up to $300,000, has faced previous accusations of beating, drugging and sexually abusing its clients.

Paris Hilton, 39, slammed the institution in her 2020 documentary "This Is Paris," and this month gave tearful testimony to Utah lawmakers that she was 'verbally, mentally, and physically abused on a daily basis' there aged 16.

Aaron Ross, 33, attended Provo Canyon school in Salt Lake City, Utah as a teen and claimed he was forced to give a staff member oral sex, he tells DailyMailTV
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Biden's Purim Rabbi Pushes "Sex Changes" for Kids.... Yes Kids!

Dr. "Rachel" Levine 

 


This clown who calls him/herself Levine infamously forced COVID-19 patients out of hospitals and into nursing homes and long-term care facilities, exacerbating the spread of the virus to the elderly and infirm, among whom it proved to be most lethal. Levine repeatedly downplayed this criticism, arguing it was a necessary part of the state’s coronavirus response, and that COVID-19 was already present in those facilities. 

While the draconian treatment of local Pennsylvania governments and the COVID-19 nursing home scandal should be enough to call Dr. Levine’s nomination into question, Levine’s commitment to imposing a radical gender ideology on our nation’s children should perhaps be of even greater concern to the Senate HELP Committee.

Most alarmingly, Dr. Levine has advocated for sex changes for pre-pubertal people, otherwise known as “children.”

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Biden's AG Nominee Admits He "knows nothing" about almost everything they asked him

 


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A pregnant pause to consider vaccine denial

 

 A tragedy that befell a Jerusalem family this week and resonated throughout the country should serve as a cautionary tale. A pregnant mother of four was admitted last Tuesday to the COVID-19 intensive-care unit of Hadassah Medical Center-Ein Kerem with respiratory problems.

By Saturday night, despite the best efforts of doctors in various fields, as well as a team of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) experts, Osnat Ben Shitrit went into multi-system failure. Her 30-week fetus, also infected with coronavirus, was delivered by emergency caesarian section but didn’t survive.

Ben Shitrit’s bitter end struck a national nerve. The thought of an Israeli “everywoman”—with little children and another on the way—having her life come to such a halt is a terrifying proposition.

It’s particularly scary right now, with at least 50 pregnant women currently hospitalized with COVID-19, some in serious condition.

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'John Kerry betrayed America, murdered Iranian citizens'.....Says Iranian Anti-regime activist

Anti-regime activist tells Newsmax John Kerry is responsible for betraying American interests, guilty for mullahs murdering protesters.


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11 passengers on El Al allegedly forged certificates they tested COVID-19 negative.

 

Is there any room left in hell for these guys?

Passengers of an El Al rescue flight were asked to enter isolation after it became clear that 11 passengers had allegedly forged certificates that they had undergone coronavirus tests.

"They did what they wanted. They did not wear masks for many hours, stood close to our seats praying or having conversations and no one did anything," said one passenger in a conversation with Mako. "We turned to the flight attendants' staff, we asked them to make sure they wore masks, but they reassured us that everything was fine that we were just panicking."

In the last few hours, the Ministry of Health has involved the Home Front Command and the GSS in an attempt to check whether the passengers have indeed forged the tests they presented.

El Al responded: "All flights operated by the company are carried out in accordance with the guidelines of the various authorities. El Al is careful to maintain the health of passengers and all crews on the ground and in the air. El Al is currently developing a concept of 'safe flight' in which tests will be performed before, during, and after boarding flight. The passengers' claims were forwarded to the operational authorities and we are investigating the allegations with the flight crew and with the station."

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Israel Hatzalah to suspend all unvaccinated volunteers


 In a move that some may see as controversial, United Hatzalah Founder and President Eli Beer has instructed the chapter heads of all regions in Israel, Jewish, Muslim, and Christian, both secular and religious, to make sure that all of the volunteers under their jurisdiction have received the Coronavirus vaccine, or are recovering patients, by March 7th. Should a volunteer decide not to receive the vaccine, they will be suspended from all duties, and after a grace period, removed from the organization altogether.

“I don’t see this as controversial,” said Beer. “I see it as our duty in saving lives. As medical personnel and first responders, we are at risk, and we can endanger others if we aren't vaccinated. We’ve had a number of volunteers in the past contract the virus because they responded to an emergency prior to the vaccines being available and in spite of the precautions they took. I don’t want any of our volunteers getting sick, or their families getting sick. G-d forbid I don’t want any of our volunteers passing the virus on to a patient either,” Beer explained. 

To date, nearly 90 percent of the 6,000 plus volunteers who make up the organization have already received at least the first vaccine. According to the new policy, those who have a legitimate medical reason why they will not be receiving the vaccine, such as pregnant women in their first trimester, will need to submit a request to the organization’s medical department requesting a special exemption for the time being. Upon receiving the temporary exemption, they will then only be allowed to respond to some of the medical emergencies, where the risk of contracting the coronavirus is low.

In addition to making sure that all of its volunteers have been vaccinated, United Hatzalah, in partnership with the Claims Conference, has taken upon itself the task of making sure that all homebound Holocaust survivors throughout the country have the ability and opportunity to be vaccinated as well. 

“Volunteers who do not have the vaccine, will not be allowed to respond to any respiratory emergencies, any emergency where someone in the home is in isolation or sick with the disease, or any emergency involving a fever, as well as others. I myself have already received both vaccines even though I already had the virus. I’ve personally experienced what this virus can do to someone and how terrible it is. The damage that can be caused by an unvaccinated person passing on the virus is unfathomable, and I don’t want our volunteers to be responsible for that,” Beer concluded.

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