Sacha Baron Cohen Pranks Far-Right Rally in Washington

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The hundreds of people who attended a right-wing militia event in Olympia, Washington, on Saturday expected music. But they were surprised when one performer turned out...

Global Coronavirus Cases Exceed 10 Million

Global coronavirus cases exceeded 10 million on Sunday according to a Reuters tally, marking a major milestone in the spread of the respiratory disease that has so far killed...

Judge: NY Can’t Have Different Rules for Religious Gatherings

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Synagogues and others houses of worship in New York cannot have state-imposed capacity limits lower than other gathering places, under the terms of an injunction issued...

Synagogues Support Removal of Memorial for Confederacy’s Most Prominent Jew

BY GABE FRIEDMAN (JTA) — Amid the nationwide movement to take down memorials to Confederacy figures, two Charlotte synagogues are calling for the removal of a downtown monument to Judah Benjamin, a...

Trump Administration Talks on Annexation End Without Decision

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — The Trump administration still isn’t sure if it will back Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s proposal to annex parts of the West Bank. Top administration officials...

Jedwab: Trusting God to Run His World

By Dr. Gila Jedwab, DMD When the meraglim (spies) returned, they reported death and doomsday back to Moshe and Aaron. Ten of the most respected men, princes of each tribe,...

Partnering With Hashem to Reinvent Ourselves During Coronavirus

By Toby Klein Greenwald I was inspired to write this by a friend and colleague of mine, Raquella Raiz, who wrote on her own page what had changed for her...

Halachic Musings: Is the Pandemic Over?

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman “Can we go back to shul now?” “Do we really need that mask and “Safer Torah Shield?” “Is it still safek pikuach nefesh?” These questions and more are being...

Israel Reinstates Use of Spy Tech to Track Coronavirus Carriers

JNS.org – Israel’s government voted unanimously on Wednesday to resume the use of surveillance tools by the Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet) to trace the movements of known coronavirus...

Pro-Israel Community Reacts to Projected Engel Loss in NY Democratic Primary

JNS.org – Reactions from the pro-Israel community have poured in as Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY) is projected to lose his seat to Jamaal Bowman, a progressive, in New York’s...
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13 Jewish Facts About ‘Hamilton’ Just in Time for Its Streaming Premiere

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...

Jedwab: Refuat Hanefesh Before Refuat Haguf

  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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