Israel Reinstates Use of Spy Tech to Track Coronavirus Carriers – 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...

ADL: Major Increase in Online Harassment of Minorities in 2020

Online harassment of Jews and other minorities has increased sharply this year, a new survey by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) revealed on Tuesday. “Individuals who are part of a marginalized...

New Study Reveals Rampant Antisemitism on TikTok – The social media platform TikTok is a growing hotbed of extreme antisemitism, according to a new report. Led by researchers Gabriel Weimann, a professor of communication at the...

Researchers Develop Self-Disinfecting, Reusable Face Mask

  Researchers from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering have developed a self-disinfecting, reusable protective face mask. The disinfection process occurs when a...

HALB’s Strategy for Blended and Personalized Remote Learning

By Rabbi Adam Englander, Head of School, Mr. Richard Altabe, Lower School Principal With the COVID-19 global pandemic, our schools have faced the tremendous challenge of reaching students remotely. Among the...

 Yeshiva University ‘ReImagines’ Summer Session 2020

    Yeshiva University’s Summer Sessions is bigger than ever before, with more course offerings in a wider variety of subjects. Starting June 1, YU will be offering an enhanced and expanded summer...

Israeli Inventors Create Face Mask With Slot for Eating in Public

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Necessity is the mother of invention, and clearly this creation had a Jewish mother. Israeli restaurants will reopen next week and require about 5 feet between...

Daf Hashavua to Host Online Siyum

    On May 24, Daf Hashavua will begin an exciting new chapter in its 15-year history. Thousands of members will begin learning Maseches Yevamos. This masechta is being dedicated in...

Israeli Innovation in Silicon Valley Taking Back Seat to Coronavirus

By The Jerusalem Post The Israel Economic Mission to the West Coast (IEMWC), which operates out of San Francisco's Silicon Valley, has seen a downtrend in innovation for Israeli start-ups following the...

Intel Acquires Israeli Travel Route Planner Moovit for $1 Billion

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Intel Corp. has acquired the Israeli travel route planner Moovit for a $1 billion package that includes keeping its current employees. Moovit is best known for its...
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Where Dems and Republicans Are Trying to Woo Jewish Swing Voters

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — One thing we know about elections is that Jewish voters can make a difference. Take Florida: The Sunshine State’s Jewish...

Many Americans’ July 4 Celebrations Go Virtual as COVID-19 Cases Surge

On a holiday weekend that would typically draw crowds to watch fireworks, march in parades and wave the red, white and blue, many Americans...

PSEG Long Island Offers Incentives on Energy-Efficient Cooling Systems

  If the rising summer temperatures and high humidity are making work from home life or weekend relaxation uncomfortable, PSEG Long Island reminds customers that...

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