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May 18, 2020 7:09 am
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College Student Works Tirelessly to Help Others During Coronavirus

  JNS.org - Most weeks, Kaila Zimmerman-Moscovitch is busy juggling a full load of college classes and two part-time jobs. It’s a schedule that doesn’t allow...

April 27, 2020 9:58 am
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Rise of Coronavirus Correlates to Rise in Antisemitism, Especially in Heavily Jewish Areas of New York and New Jersey

JNS.org - As 2019 came to close, the New York metropolitan region recorded extremely high number antisemitic incidents. Lawmakers, community leaders, law enforcement and ordinary...

April 7, 2020 9:34 am
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In Devastated Spain, Jewish Leaders Look to Optimistic Future

JNS.org - Spain’s ambassador to the United States and the president of the Federation of Jewish Communities in Spain discussed the challenges of, and response...

April 3, 2020 10:09 am
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World Jewish Leaders Deliberate Issues of the Day: Virus, Economy, Passover, Antisemitism

JNS.org - Representatives from several international Jewish communities gathered online on Wednesday to discuss how the Jews in their respective countries are faring with the...

April 3, 2020 9:59 am
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Pandemic Prompts Prayer at Home, Online Through America, According to Latest Pew Study

JNS.org - On a recent Wednesday morning, East Coast time, thousands of Orthodox Jews stopped what they were doing to recite a series of psalms...

March 25, 2020 10:13 am
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Impact of Closures in Jewish Community Wreak Havoc With Food and Finances, Institutionally and Individually

JNS.org - The worldwide pandemic COVID-19 is wreaking havoc in its relentless sweep across the planet, not only in terms of health needs and care,...

March 24, 2020 10:19 am
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Orthodox Groups Make Gain in Record-Setting Votes for World Zionist Congress

JNS.org - A record-setting 123,000 American Jews voted in the elections for the 38th World Zionist Congress, setting the stage for a potential shift in...

March 16, 2020 10:04 am
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Across America, Jewish Leaders, Schools and Institutions Prepare for Major Shift in Life Due to Coronavirus

JNS.org - Across the United States and countries worldwide, schools are shuttering, events are being postponed, synagogue services are canceling or severely curtailing services, local...

March 12, 2020 9:28 am
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Jewish Organizations, Schools, Communities Institute Action, Even Close Due to Coronavirus

JNS.org - As Jews around the world were celebrating Purim, the specter of life under a global epidemic in the form of the coronavirus (COVID-19)...

March 2, 2020 12:09 pm
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Cuomo Proposes Labeling Hate Crimes as Domestic Terrorism, Increasing Funding

JNS.org - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced several steps on Thursday aimed at providing safety, security and peace of mind to Jews and other...

March 2, 2020 12:02 pm
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Jewish Businesses Start to Feel Heat as Coronavirus Affects Product Acquisition and Sales

JNS.org - Fashion designer Breezy (she goes by her first name only) had it all planned out. In order to get her spring clothing line...

February 21, 2020 10:11 am
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Security Officials Give Defense Primer to Jewish Business Leaders in Lakewood, NJ

JNS.org - Some 200 people gathered at Congregation Sons of Israel in Lakewood, NJ, on Tuesday night not to pray, but to learn about new...

February 4, 2020 10:51 am
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Magen David Adom Sends Protective Gear to Chabad in China Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

JNS.org - A shipment of medical supplies from Magen David Adom in Israel were delivered on Monday morning to Chabad in China to help prevent...

January 21, 2020 10:41 am
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Did Changes to New York Bail Reform Tackle Too Much Too Quickly?

JNS.org - Slated to be the cornerstone of New York State’s social-justice reform in 2020, a new law that eliminates bail for misdemeanors and some...

Features

New Book of Poetry Finds Relevance During Coronavirus

David Caplan is a Hasidic professor and poet who once wrote about the works of Eminem and Jay-Z. His new...

College Student Works Tirelessly to Help Others During Coronavirus

  JNS.org - Most weeks, Kaila Zimmerman-Moscovitch is busy juggling a full load of...

Israel

Australia’s Rapid Recovery From Covid-19 Spells Business Opportunities fo...

CTech - Such has been Australia's success in containing the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic that it has committed to removing most...

Middle East

Palestinians Report First Coronavirus Death in Gaza

A woman has died in the Gaza Strip after contracting coronavirus, the Palestinian enclave's first known fatality from the global pandemic, the health ministry said on Saturday. Gaza, run by the...

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