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When the coronavirus pandemic first descended on the United States in March, the Orthodox rabbis of Dallas shuttered their synagogues together in a remarkable show of unity.  In April, as the … more
For weeks, the two boys studied at their home in Borough Park as their teachers lectured through a phone line. But last Monday, one of the boys’ schools announced that classes would resume … more
Agudath Israel of America issued this statement late on Tuesday. Yesterday [Monday] a Jewish school in Brooklyn, NY was found hosting students learning in apparent violation of Governor … more
Jewish colleges and universities and departments of Jewish studies may be guided by the core values of traditional religious texts, but their specific tools for survival in the post-COVID-19 era … more
“Even in these complicated times, the connection with the patients is important — perhaps more now than ever,” says Professor Alon Hershko, director of Hadassah Ein Kerem Internal … more
Women’s mikvahs are safe — and fear of COVID-19 should not block their use. Five-hundred viewers heard this message during a webinar on Monday night hosted by Mikvah USA and My Gift of … more
TEL AVIV — Designer Yoav Gati was walking around his south Tel Aviv block in March when he saw a discarded latex glove on the street. A few meters later he spotted another one, and then … more
As the rate of new COVID-19 cases very gradually declines in Ontario, Canada’s most populous province, this city’s  residents can see the light. Storefront retailers are preparing … more
When Rabbi Moshe Hauer last week told Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top health adviser, that synagogues wouldn’t let congregants sit within 8 feet of each other once services resume, he was previewing a set of formal guidelines that the organization he helps lead, the Orthodox Union, would release just a day later. … more
While countries around the world struggle to get on top of the COVID-19 crisis, Israel’s achievement so far has been remarkable. Its mortality rate from the virus has been vastly smaller, … more
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