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Posts Tagged: coronavirus Jews

May 22, 2020 10:12 am

The Israeli Security Establishment Helped Beat Coronavirus — and Is Ready for Future Challenges

As Israel gradually lifts the restrictions it imposed to protect public health amid the coronavirus pandemic, concerns remain over the threat of a second wave...

May 21, 2020 6:24 am

What the Coronavirus Reveals About China

The coronavirus is not the first pandemic to be exported from China to the rest of the world. China’s leadership, which is known for the...

May 18, 2020 7:09 am

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...

May 18, 2020 6:58 am

Suddenly, Our Jewish Temples Are Shaking

JNS.org - For centuries, Jewish life revolved around a glorious piece of real estate -- the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. Jewish holidays, holy rituals, sacrifices,...

May 17, 2020 6:42 am

Prayer in the Time of Coronavirus

The great advantage of having to pray alone during this period of lockdown is that one can actually take the time to pay attention to...

May 15, 2020 8:24 am

COVID-19: Let’s Prove Hobbes Wrong

Earlier this week, I stumbled across an absolutely remarkable article in The Guardian: “The real Lord of the Flies: what happened when six boys were...

May 11, 2020 8:53 am

Turkey Won’t Recover Quickly From the Coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic has deepened fundamental imbalances in the Turkish economy, making a post-crisis freefall quite likely. However, as far as Turkey’s difficult foreign policy...

May 10, 2020 7:37 pm

How the IDF Mobilized Against COVID-19

JNS.org - The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) elite naval commando unit, Shayetet 13, has been making non-stop deliveries of oxygen cylinders to civilian care facilities...

May 8, 2020 8:06 am

Our Response to Coronavirus Must Be Selflessness Toward Others

One of the 17th century’s greatest intellectual celebrities was Sir Isaac Newton, a central figure of what we now refer to as the Scientific Revolution,...

May 7, 2020 4:51 am

Fighting COVID-19, Conspiracy Theories, and Antisemitism

It is a story that dates back centuries. A crisis occurs and conspiracy theories emerge to offer one-size-fits-all explanations. More often than not, Jews are...

May 7, 2020 4:46 am

The Very Strong Silver Lining of COVID-19

Coronavirus has shaken up the world to an extent not experienced since World War II. In an era when the word unprecedented is used constantly,...

May 6, 2020 7:52 am

If You Hate Flying Now, Just Wait

JNS.org - Everyone’s got an opinion on what the post-corona world will look like. What will the economy look like? Which businesses will remain and...

May 6, 2020 7:36 am

For Israel, a Country With No History of Pandemics, Improvisation Is Key

Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina opens with the well-known sentence, “All happy families are alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” Applying this logic...

May 5, 2020 8:07 am

Pandemic Sets the Stage for a Western-Asian Ideological Contest

As the scale of the coronavirus pandemic grew more and more apparent, apocalyptic scenarios quickly multiplied. Many expected the world to undergo structural changes primarily...


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’s ‘Destructive Polices’ Being ‘Rubber Stampe...

In an interview with The Sunday Times, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) -- known for her long history of anti-Israel statements...


Israeli President Lauds IDF as ‘Best Army in the World’ on Its ...

The Israel Defense Forces celebrated its 72nd birthday on Tuesday. Israel’s first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion, issued the order establishing the...

Middle East

Revered Holy Land Churches Reopen, but Some Restrictions Remain

The Holy Land churches revered as the sites of Jesus' birth and death reopened to worshipers and tourists on Tuesday. Amid lingering pandemic concerns, Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity is capping...


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