Gila Jedwab: Hold On to My Freedom

  A Canadian friend watched my Freedom Rally speech on Facebook. She messaged me that it made her cry. “Literally bawling” was what she told me. “Why did it make you...

Stress Eating in Response to COVID? Religious Belief May Help

February 24, 2021--Religion may offer protection against stress-related weight gain, according to a new study published in The Journal of Religion and Health. Touro College Graduate School of Social...

These Jewish NYC schoolteachers want a religious exemption from the city’s vaccine mandate

  (JTA) — When Rivka Taub Rivera decided to apply for a religious exemption to New York City’s vaccine mandate for teachers, she didn’t turn to the rabbis of Borough...

Sukkot Brings Its Own Social Distancing Issues

(JTA) — Sukkot, the harvest festival that Jews celebrate each fall, would seem to be designed for the COVID-19 pandemic. After all, it’s typically observed outdoors in temporary structures,...

Cuomo Promises Consequences for Vaccine Fraud

BY ABRAHAM GROSS (JTA) — When David first saw the advertisement on his local Long Island community Whatsapp group inviting people like him and his wife, both over 65, to sign...

Jedwab: Your Lack of Emunah Is Hurting Hashem

By Dr. Gila Jedwab I experienced something deeply personal and somewhat frightening recently. The Torah spoke to me, in my kitchen. Ideas popped into my head, in real time, and lined...

Study: Recovered COVID patients don’t benefit from vaccine

A new study on the effects of natural infection by the coronavirus suggests that there may be little to no benefit for recovered SARS-CoV-2 patients in receiving vaccines against...

A Jewish camp in Wisconsin has closed early due to a COVID outbreak

(TCJewfolk via JTA) — A Jewish summer camp in Wisconsin sent its campers and staff home three days early following a COVID outbreak affecting nine cabins. Herzl Camp in Webster...

Netanyahu Reaches Out to Maran HaRav Chaim Kanievsky Shlita

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman Following the uptick in the COVID 19 pandemic, Israel's Prime Minister reached out to Rav Chaim Kanievsky for assistance in stopping the spread of the Corona...
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R. Schachter: Didn’t Know ParCare Vaccination Broke Rules

(JTA) — Rabbi Hershel Schachter, a leading Modern Orthodox rabbi who received a COVID-19 vaccine Thursday at a clinic now under investigation for improperly administering the vaccine, said he was led...
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