Israel Limits Some Gatherings As Number of Serious COVID Cases Increases

JNS.org – Israel’s ministerial committee that deals with the coronavirus crisis unanimously accepted on Monday a recommendation by the Ministry of Health to limit certain social gatherings to 50...

Supreme Court: State Scholarship Program Cannot Exclude Religious Schools

  (JTA) – For Orthodox Jewish advocacy groups, the last day of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2020 session brought a big win. On Tuesday, the high court handed school voucher proponents...

Mega Entertainer Carl Reiner Dies at Age 98

Carl Reiner, the writer, producer, director and actor who was part of Sid Caesar’s legendary team and went on to create “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and direct several...

What’s This About Fox Soul TV Broadcasting a Speech by Louis Farrakhan?

(JTA) — On Thursday, a Twitter account representing a network called Fox Soul TV announced that it would be broadcasting a speech by  Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan...

Camp Ramah in Canada Moves to Minecraft

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — This was going to be Jake Offenheim’s 14th straight summer at Camp Ramah in Canada. Then camp was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. Offenheim, who was set to be...

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...

Supreme Court Ruling Could Force US Aid Recipients to Back American Policy on Israel

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — A U.S. Supreme Court decision released Monday in a case about NGOs, HIV-AIDS funding and prostitution could force U.S. aid recipients to comply with American...

US Ambassador’s Official Residence in Herzliya for Sale

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — The U.S. Embassy in Israel has put the ambassador’s official residence up for sale and stands to sell it for a record-breaking price. The asking price for...

Netanyahu: Applying Israeli Law in Jewish Settlements Will Advance Peace

JNS.org – In a recorded address to the Christians United for Israel (CUFI) Virtual Summit 2020 on Sunday night, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu touted the application of Israeli...
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This story originally appeared on Kveller. BY ARIELLE KAPLAN In the ultimate COVID-19 silver lining, the Broadway smash “Hamilton“ will be available to stream from the comfort of your...

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  By Dr. Gila Jedwab, DMD A friend of mine who lives in Israel messaged me on Facebook. She said that she went to pray at...

COVID-19 Update From Rabbi Aaron Glatt, MD

COVID-19 Update July 2, 2020 I am very sad to report we have seen an uptick in COVID-19 cases. Nassau County was down to 25 cases...

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