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November 3, 2020 6:38 pm
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The New York Times: 128 Years of Blaming Jews for Spreading Deadly Disease

The New York Times home page has been featuring a small Covid-19 graphic with a list of “where cases per capita” are highest. When I...

October 30, 2020 10:24 am
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An Honorable Orthodox Response to Coronavirus

He looks earnestly at the camera, and falteringly begins his statement: Klal Yisrael (“the Jewish people”) and the entire world are now confronted by a medical...

October 16, 2020 11:54 am
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Jewish Congregations Challenge ‘Blatantly Antisemitic’ New York Coronavirus Restrictions

Three Jewish congregations on Thursday filed a lawsuit claiming that New York's coronavirus restrictions on public gatherings violated their First Amendment religious rights under the US Constitution. The...

October 8, 2020 8:24 pm
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Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: Singling Out of New York Orthodox Jews Is ‘Damaging’ and ‘Counterproductive’

The singling out of Orthodox Jews by New York state and city officials amid the coronavirus pandemic is "damaging" and "counterproductive," the editor-in-chief of The...

October 7, 2020 5:18 pm
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New York Times Flunks Again in Coverage of Jews and Coronavirus

Double standards. Factual errors. Disproportionate coverage and lack of context. Conflicting information. The problems that consistently afflict New York Times coverage of Jews and Judaism, particularly...

October 6, 2020 10:28 am
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Cuomo Threatens to Shutter Synagogues Ahead of Meeting With Chassidim on COVID Spike

JNS.org – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that he will meet with leaders of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community on Tuesday in the hopes of...

July 13, 2020 4:54 pm
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‘Turning Tragedy Into Hope’: NBC’s ‘Today Show’ Highlights Orthodox Jewish Plasma Donors Helping Fight Against Coronavirus

NBC’s “The Today Show” featured a segment on Monday highlighting Orthodox Jewish plasma donors helping the effort to mitigate the coronavirus pandemic. Watch the clip below: An...

June 30, 2020 12:06 pm
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Now Is Time to Double Down on Israel-Diaspora Relations for Young Jews

JNS.org - Israel is a land of opportunity. As young people now face uncertainty on a multitude of levels, long-term experiences in Israel offer them a...

May 17, 2020 6:55 am
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In a Time of Need, Jewish Teens Give Back

JNS.org - Tutor a kid in math. Paint a community center. Distribute challahs to the homebound. Raise money for trees in Israel. Upgrade your school’s...

April 30, 2020 6:54 am
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Israel-Haters Can’t Resist Antisemitic Slanders on COVID-19

JNS.org - Tens of thousands of Arab citizens of Israel serve as doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care professionals. Arab Israelis comprise 17 percent...

April 7, 2020 3:24 pm
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Frida Wattenberg, French Jewish WW2 Children’s Rescue Hero, Dies From Coronavirus

A French Jewish woman who risked her own life to save Jewish children from the clutches of the Nazis has died from the coronavirus at...

April 6, 2020 8:13 am
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Hitler as Plague Doctor

Hermann Esser was a second-tier Nazi and friend of Hitler. He has made a recent internet list of “Ten Dead Nazis You’ve Never Heard Of.” Starting...

March 31, 2020 6:52 am
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Antisemitism Is Thriving, and Coronavirus Will Fuel Its Growth

I got called a lampshade on Twitter the other night. I was called this hateful epithet by an anonymous defender of Giovanni Gasparro, the Italian artist...

March 17, 2020 8:06 am
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Jewish Responsibility to Support Asian-Americans During Coronavirus Crisis

In recent weeks, we’ve seen an unprecedented epidemic of the coronavirus spread across the world. Unfortunately, we’ve also seen a spike in anti-Asian violence and...

Culture

Genesis Prize Foundation to Honor Life and Legacy of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

JNS.org - The Genesis Prize Foundation announced plans to honor the late prominent...

Film to Explore Holocaust Survivors Who Gave Largest-Ever Donation to Israel

JNS.org - Stone Canyon Entertainment announced the start of production on a documentary...

Features

Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

World

Producers Behind Controversial ‘Nurses’ Episode Apologize for F...

Canadian producers apologized for the offensive and inaccurate portrayal of Orthodox Jews in an episode of its television medical drama...

Israel

Moderna CMO Suggests Israel Is on Its Radar for New Vaccine Production Faci...

CTech - “I can’t respond directly to things that have been said by Benjamin Netanyahu or Teva CEO Kare Schultz,...

Middle East

Israel, Bahrain Leaders Discuss Iran, Possible Vaccine Plant

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Bahrain's Crown Prince Sheikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa on Thursday discussed Iran and the possible involvement of the Gulf state in establishing a vaccine...

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