YUConnects: Helping Orthodox Singles Meet in Challenging Times

  The COVID-19 crisis has presented people from all walks of life with new and unprecedented challenges. A segment that has been especially hit hard is the Orthodox single population. Thankfully,...

‘Project Community 2020’ Includes Summer Program for Yachad

  Due to the impact of the COVID19 pandemic on summer plans for thousands of individuals with special needs and their families, the Orthodox Union’s (OU) Yachad, the leading organization...

Cooking Shabbat Dinner Is Getting Me Through This Pandemic

BY CHAYA RAPPOPORT I’ve always liked cooking, falling easily into the rhythm it provides, enamored with the controlled chaos of it. I like pans with leaping flames, dishes with heaps of...

Free Kosher Groceries Delivered to Your Home From NYC

  New York City’s revamped COVID-19 Food Delivery program now allows New Yorkers to schedule a month of free kosher grocery deliveries, Met Council announced this week. With a single...

COJO Assists in Staten Island PPE Distribution

On June 18, at the Tasters Market located in the Willowbrook section of Staten Island, Congressman Max Rose, Assemblyman Michael Cusick, and COJO of Staten Island came together to...

Getting In Shape for the Big Day

By Alice Harrosh for Nutrition by Tanya Congratulations! You are engaged! There is a sudden new whirlwind of activity, and a huge to-do list. The obvious ones are already on your...

Felicia Friedman: My Mother’s Last Breath

  By Rabbi Zev Meir Friedman My mother, Felicia Friedman, of blessed memory, was all of 13 years old when the Nazis invaded Poland. She was immediately assigned to slave labor...

Jewish Families Willing to Send Kids to Camp Despite Risks

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — This week, as he prepares to open Camp Modin and administer coronavirus tests to its hundreds of campers and staff, Howard Salzberg is still fielding 50...

AcuZen: Fun in the Digital Age

By Dr. Deborah Rothman I drove 12+ hours to visit my kids in Chicago for the weekend. They finally felt comfortable enough to allow us to visit. I was ecstatic to...

Dr. Marc Sicklick: Wear a Mask

It’s been several weeks of changing times and attitudes. What has happened to COVID-19 during that time? What is my personal take on the current situation and what do...
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