(JTA) – After days of warning about rising COVID-19 cases in Orthodox neighborhoods, New York City is threatening drastic enforcement measures starting as early as Tuesday, the day after Yom Kippur.
(JTA) — George Soros may draw some of the most vociferous criticism, but he’s hardly the biggest political donor in this cash-heavy election cycle — Democrat or Republican.
AMSTERDAM (JTA) — A Dutch city named as its resident poet a rapper who in a 2012 song called the Holocaust a “cover up for dumb sheep” and a “joke” compared to slavery.
The WhatsApp message comes as cases are on the rise in many Orthodox communities and flies in the face of public health messaging.
(JTA) — In many ways, Chavie and Chaim Bruk are the archetype of Chabad emissaries. The couple live in Montana, one of only a handful of observant Jewish families in the state. Pre-pandemic, they used to welcome as many as 50 Jews of all backgrounds into their Bozeman home for Shabbat dinner…
(JTA) — Israelis are facing a much more restrictive general lockdown, including the closure of synagogues, to prevent the record spread of the coronavirus.
Donnie Deutsch also said on "Morning Joe" that the president's Jewish supporters "are blind, and you are walking like a lemming off a cliff."
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(JTA) — As a British resident born in Dubai to a Palestinian father and Lebanese mother, Heba Nabil Iskandarani had plenty of potential national identities.
Visits will be free through the end of December, but the capacity will be reduced to 25%.
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(J. the Jewish News of Northern California via JTA) — After livestreaming for about 23 minutes on YouTube, Wednesday’s roundtable conversation from San Francisco State University featuring Palestinian hijacker Leila Khaled suddenly went dark.
(JTA) — What do we owe the dead? Do the recently departed continue to assert moral claims over us from the grave by the authority of their earnest deathbed wishes and well-planned estates, or are we free to lead our lives in the present without looking back?
(JTA) — Actress, director and Academy Award winner Natalie Portman can add another title to her resume: children’s book author.
(JTA) — A Jewish passenger who couldn’t make a United Airlines flight to Israel because of Yom Kippur went right to the top for an accommodation — and it worked.
(JTA) — A visit to Israel and the Western Wall before Yom Kippur is pretty much out of the question due to coronavirus restrictions, but Jews can still have their prayers placed between the stones of the holy site.