Kosher restaurants fear losing customers over NYC vaccine mandate

(New York Jewish Week via JTA) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced last month that beginning Sept. 13, restaurants would have to ask customers for proof...

Nassau County Fire Departments Honor Coronavirus Heroes

April 7 at 7 p.m., all Nassau County Fire Departments will sound their sirens to thank first responders and healthcare workers. The Village of Cedarhurst urges: "When you hear...

From the Editor: Masked Confusion

If you don’t like wearing a mask or you are uncomfortable wearing one, that’s just too bad. What if you don’t like stopping at red lights? Do you just...

Empire Chicken Plant Closes Early for Coronavirus Cases

Empire Kosher, the leading kosher-poultry supplier in New York and most of the country, has closed its processing facility for at least two weeks after two employees tested positive...

Dr. Sicklick Shares Update on COVID-19 Risks, Progress

  I had no intention of writing anything until there was a major breakthrough. Unfortunately, the numbers are going up and I'm feeling a sense of both gloom and urgency....

Dating Forum: Suitor and Mom Not Seeing Eye to Eye on Coronavirus

  Question I’m going out with a girl whose mother says that I’m selfish. Here’s the thing: I’m the most generous guy in the world. This all started because her mother...

Felicia Friedman: My Mother’s Last Breath

  By Rabbi Zev Meir Friedman My mother, Felicia Friedman, of blessed memory, was all of 13 years old when the Nazis invaded Poland. She was immediately assigned to slave labor...

Rabbi Mirocznik to Advise on Reopening Schools, Synagogues

The Rabbinical Alliance of America–Igud HaRabbonim, representing over 950 American Orthodox Rabbis, congratulates its hardworking executive vice president, Rabbi Mendy Mirocznik, on his appointment by Mayor Bill de Blasio...

Updated Guidelines on Minyanim From Agudath Israel

  1. In light of new recommendations by the health authorities, what additional steps should Orthodox communities be taking to slow the spread of COVID-19? Social distancing. In addition to not...

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...
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