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A four-year-old boy from Jerusalem has contracted the first known case of polio in Israel since 1989, the Health Ministry reported on Sunday. A ministry official told Israel Hayom that the child … more
On The Jewish Star’s cover for Rosh Hashana, 13 rabbis from the Five Towns and Far Rockaway each say a few words meant to encourage members of their shuls and the entire community to get vaccinated now. … more
. On The Jewish Star's cover this week, 13 rabbis from the Five Towns and Far Rockaway each say a few words meant to encourage members of their shuls and the entire community to get vaccinated now. While each rabbi speaks individually, they are really speaking with one voice. more
We Israelis thought we had Covid-19 beat. We thought we had herd immunity thanks to the world’s most successful vaccination campaign. On April 18, Israel canceled facemasks … more
After COVID-19 vaccines started becoming available in New York and it quickly became apparent that securing a vaccine appointment presented a huge challenge, thew Young Israel of Oceanside and the … more
Israel welcomed 104 olim from North America on Monday, as the Jewish state continues to loosen its barriers to international travel. The gates were never really shut for those making aliyah, … more
As countries step up their COVID-19 vaccination campaigns, the politics around vaccines has intensified. For Israel, which has become a world leader in vaccinating its own population, its reliance on … more
In his motzei Shabbos update, Rabbi Dr. Aaron Glatt said it was too early to say with certainty what Shavuos would look like, but that COVID-19 restrictions were definitely heading toward … more
Rabbi Dr. Aaron Glatt is Chief of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiologist at Mount Sinai South Nassau and assistant rabbi of the Young Israel of Woodmere. He distributed this message before … more
A new report on European anti-Semitism reveals contradictory trends: On the one hand, there was a decrease in physical violence as COVID-19 lockdowns reduced interaction among Jews and anti-Semites; … more
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