Shaare Zedek Won’t Admit Any More Coronavirus Patients, Citing Overcrowding

BY MARCY OSTER   (JTA) — As the daily number of diagnosed coronavirus cases in Israel continued at record levels, a major hospital in Jerusalem said it would not admit more COVID-19...

Trump to Refocus Coronavirus Task Force on Economic Revival

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday his coronavirus task force would shift its primary focus to reviving US business and social life, while acknowledging that reopening the economy could...

New Covid-19 Pooling Test Successfully Identifies Positive Patients And Asymptomatic Carriers

A new peer-reviewed study published in Science Advances confirms the success of a new COVID-19 pooling test that identifies all positive subjects, including asymptomatic carriers, in a single round...

NY Jews React to Unrest in Borough Park

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — When he looks at the protests rocking the Orthodox Brooklyn neighborhood of Borough Park, Matt Nosanchuk is conflicted. He’s anxious that COVID-19 rates will continue to spike...

Coronavirus Update: Two Deaths in Nassau County

Two men from Suffolk County became on Monday the first Long Island patients reported to die of coronavirus, according to Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone. One was a man in his...

Cuomo Moves Up NYC School Shutdowns in Hot Spots

All New York City public schools located in the nine ZIP codes that have been deemed hot spots for rising COVID-19 cases will be closed, beginning October 6, New...

Israel Records Drop in COVID Cases in 24 Hours

i24 News – Israel continued on its declining path of morbidity figures after 903 coronavirus cases were registered in 24 hours, new data released by the Health Ministry Monday...

3 Orthodox Jews Sue Over Restrictions on NYC Houses of Worship

(JTA) — Three Orthodox Jews from Brooklyn and two Catholic priests are suing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other New York officials over continued restrictions on houses of...

NY Attorney’s Lawsuit Says Gathering Ban Infringes on Jewish Practices

(JTA) — A Brooklyn attorney has filed a lawsuit accusing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of violating his right to free speech and ability to observe his Jewish faith...

Seneca Lake Opening Delayed for Coronavirus Positive Counselor

(JTA) — A Jewish camp in Pennsylvania is delaying its opening date after a counselor tested positive for coronavirus upon arriving at camp, in a scenario that could foreshadow...
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