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Firefighters, police and EMS workers in the city of Cleveland who have been exposed to colle… Read more

Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson said the city will offer loans to businesses affected by th… Read more

A bipartisan bill was passed into law March 27 to allow voters who have not yet voted in the… Read more

Columbus-based Condado Tacos, a build-your-own tacos concept, is offering its new “bud box” … Read more

The Cleveland Jewish News has compiled a list of organizations and businesses that are creating online content due to the stay-at-home order in Ohio. If you are offering a video class, email the information to Staff Reporter McKenna Corson at and put “Video Class” in the subject line. Read more

Children from the Beachwood City Schools made “flowers” and the city delivered them to Menor… Read more

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, known as the CARES Act, is a historic… Read more

In a Jewish Agency Facebook video, Natan Sharansky, who was “quarantined” in a Russian priso… Read more

Western Reserve Distillers in Lakewood is making hand sanitizer in the wake of the COVID-19 … Read more

The CDC on April 3 recommended wearing cloth face coverings in public to help slow the sprea… Read more

The latest coronavirus headlines

In a letter to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi names eight aspects of the country's response to the nationwide pandemic that the military should assume responsibility for immediately.

The post IDF chief calls for military to be put in charge of coronavirus response appeared first on Read more

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri: “Especially on seder night we don’t want people moving around from one family to another” • Jerusalem to be divided into eight districts, with residents unable to travel between them.

The post Israel declares full curfew starting on Passover eve appeared first on Read more


(JTA) — Jewish pop star Pink and her 3-year-old son have recovered from the coronavirus, she… Read more

“The residents of Bnei Brak are beginning to understand that we really are here to help them,” says IDF Maj. Gen. (res.) Roni Numa, the head of the Bnei Brak emergency coronavirus task force.

The post ‘Bnei Brak is facing a serious crisis, we need to work quicker’ appeared first on Read more

Israel's death toll from the virus stands at 47, with 8,018 confirmed cases and 127 people in critical condition, among them 106 on ventilators • Israeli Defense Ministry asked to help administer nursing homes.

The post Number of coronavirus cases in Israel exceeds 8,000 as death toll continues to rise appeared first on Read more

While experts say there’s been a “significant and positive shift” in cooperation between Israel and the Palestinians due to COVID-19, much uncertainty remains regarding what will happen if the situation in the P.A. and Gaza deteriorates.

The post Israel-PA coronavirus cooperation is encouraging, but will it last? appeared first on Read more

“We are operating in a challenging time, and in a global ‘war’ to acquire the necessary components and fulfill our mission,” said Udi Kantor, CEDO of Inovytec.

The post Israeli missile-production line starts churning out much-needed ventilators appeared first on Read more


(JTA) — Mayyim Hayyim, a community mikvah in Newton, Massachusetts, is closing to prevent th… Read more

“Unfortunately, we too have become a victim of Covid-19,” the newspaper's president said in a statement.

The post After 60 years, Canada’s leading Jewish newspaper to close amid coronavirus crisis appeared first on Jewish Telegraphic Agency. Read more

Presenters will give an overview of the Israeli response to COVID-19, followed by a discussion on the failures and successes the Jewish state has experienced to date.

The post Israeli health experts to discuss medical innovations, response to coronavirus appeared first on Read more

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