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...

Hebrew University Study Shows Coronavirus Restrictions May Be Working

JNS.org – New research from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem indicates that since the Israeli government reinstated bans on public gatherings approximately 10 days ago, the country is seeing...

Vizhnitzer Rebbe Denounces Jewish Snitches Who Report Shutdown Infractions

BY SHIRA HANAU (JTA) — The leader of a major Hasidic sect in Israel denounced those who inform on other Jews for violating school closure orders and other restrictions intended to...

Social Distancing Will Take Toll on Orthodox Community

By SAMUEL HEILMAN NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (JTA) — Recalling the culture of the Eastern European shtetl in their famous book of the same name, Mark Zborowski and Elizabeth Herzog wrote that...

Cruz Calls for DOJ Probe Into NYC Closure of Yeshiva

JNS.org – Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Tuesday called for the US Justice Department to investigate New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio over the New York Police Department...

For Italian Jews ‘Smell of Death’ Is All Around

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — At least twice a day, Micol Naccache breaks down in tears over what the coronavirus is doing to her city of Milan and its Jewish community. A high school...

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...

Israeli Pharma Giant Donates Medicines for NIH COVID-19 Study

The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) said on Thursday it had begun a study to evaluate the combination of antibiotic azithromycin and hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for...

Masbia Sees Increase in Food Needs Since COVID-19 Outbreak

  By Laura N. Allen Masbia Soup Kitchen Network, the only kosher soup kitchen in New York, has had a drastic increase in demand at all three of their locations since...

Woodmere Police Break Up Group Behind West Broadway Shul

Woodmere police had to break up a "gathering" behind a storefront shul on West Broadway on Saturday afternoon, New 12 Long Island reported. The news station said they found people...
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