The Ministry of Health has recommended the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 in most cases including children who have recovered from the virus.
The vote was 73 to 2 on a special committee established by the Ministry of Health.
The decision was announced on prime time news on Wednesday.
Israel had held out for several weeks in giving a recommendation for the roll out of the vaccine for children in this age group.
The All Israel News Staff is a team of journalists in Israel.