Update on Reactions to COVID in NY Orthodox Community

NEW YORK (JTA) – After an initial first wave that devastated New York City’s Orthodox Jewish communities, the coronavirus is on the rise again. Meanwhile, Israelis are back under...

Update on COVID-19 From Dr. Marc Sicklick

As we get into the fall, COVID-19 seems to be doing what other coronaviruses do. Most past coronaviruses tended to decrease in mid-spring, in May, and return in the...

HANC Students Get Ready For Tishrei

It has been a busy and exciting beginning of the school year for the students in HANC’s Samuel and Elizabeth Bass Golding Elementary School in West Hempstead. While the...

Finally, Accepted To College

Makor Disability Services is committed to the philosophy that everyone—regardless of their level of ability—deserves to be met with understanding, support, and respect. Its myriad services include residential homes,...

MTA Students Connect Despite Social Distance

MTA’s Extra Learning Initiatives Enhance Torah Programming MTA’s incredible variety of extra learning programs provide talmidim with the opportunity to enhance their Torah learning throughout the day. These initiatives include...

WhatsApp Posts Urged Parents Not to Report COVID Symptoms

(JTA) – Parents of students attending Jewish schools in New York City are being encouraged not to have their children tested for COVID-19 to prevent the schools from being...

Rosh Hashanah Art

In preparation for Rosh Hashanah, grades 3-5 at Cheder Chabad Girls of Long Island learned a new art technique during a Zoom session with Mrs. Chani Lunger, illustrator of...

Levenbrown: Weeding Out Newcomers in Local Elections

As a resident of Lawrence since 1976, and a former 20-year elected official of the village, I am absolutely appalled and disgusted by the actions of the losing slate...

St John’s Emergency Care

Moshe Brandsdorfer of the JCCRP; Baruch Ber Bender, CEO of Achiezer; and Rabbi Uri Orlian, rav of Shaaray Tefilla; toured the new state-of-the-art emergency department at St. John’s Episcopal...

Elul Inspiration At SKA

With the Yomim Noraim fast approaching, classes and activities at the Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls focused on Elul inspiration starting with the first days of school! Choose...
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Judgment Day: Yom Kippur Arrives With COVID-19 Cases on the Rise

BY SHIRA HANAU AND PHILISSA CRAMER (JTA) – In synagogues and in their parking lots, in backyard tent services and on Zoom, Jews around the world will spend...

Cuomo: 10 ZIP Codes Account for 25% of New COVID Infections

Gov. Andrew Cuomo raised alarm Monday about the emergence of a handful of coronavirus hot spots in New York, saying just 10 ZIP codes represented...

Simcha Is Essential. Drink Wine.

By Gabriel Geller Royal Wine/Kedem For many, if not most of us (all of us quite frankly), Shabbos and yom tov are not only great mitzvos;...

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