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Posts Tagged: New York coronavirus

November 26, 2020 12:51 pm
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US Supreme Court Backs Jewish, Christian Groups Over New York Virus Curbs

The US Supreme Court late on Wednesday backed Christian and Jewish houses of worship challenging New York state's latest restrictions in novel coronavirus hot spots. The...

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 9, 2020 10:14 am
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New York City Parents Scramble to Deal With New School Closures as COVID-19 Resurges

The 6-year-old son of Jodi Cook, a Brooklyn mother of two, had just resumed in-person classes at his local elementary -- only to face the...

October 9, 2020 9:19 am
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Turmoil Engulfs New York’s Jewish Community Amid COVID Restrictions, Protests and Antisemitic Incitement

JNS.org - Jew versus Jew attacks, protests and covert acts of antisemitism are just some of the alleged effects of the battle against COVID-19 and...

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...

October 5, 2020 9:43 am
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Advice to New York-Area Jewish Communities on COVID and Sukkot: ‘Be Careful, Stay Vigilant’

JNS.org - As Sukkot starts in the United States, the holiday will look and feel very different this year due to the uptick in cases...

October 2, 2020 9:38 am
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Pandemic Risks Overwhelming Wisconsin as New York ‘Hot Spots’ Heat Up

Wisconsin registered a record increase in new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, while New York state reported a worrisome uptick of positive coronavirus tests in 20...

September 25, 2020 9:27 am
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Chassidic Singer to Help Raise Awareness of COVID-19 in Religious Communities

JNS.org - The Trump administration has recruited a Chassidic singer to help raise awareness about the coronavirus in Orthodox Jewish communities in New York City...

September 8, 2020 6:56 am
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Why All Jews Should Care About New York’s Subway System

As Paul Simon of Simon and Garfunkel once sang, “The words of the prophets are written on subway walls.” Soon after opening in 1904, New York...

June 15, 2020 12:24 pm
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Three New York Orthodox Jews Sue Cuomo, de Blasio Over Coronavirus Restrictions

JNS.org – Three Orthodox Jews have filed a lawsuit against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York Attorney General Letitia James and New York City...

May 18, 2020 9:26 am
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New COVID-19 Cases in New York Coming From People Leaving Home, Cuomo Says

New York's new confirmed COVID-19 cases are predominantly coming from people who left their homes to shop, exercise or socialize, rather than from essential workers,...

April 8, 2020 9:18 am
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Yeshivahs Distribute Medical Equipment, Turn Gym Into Field Hospital for Patients

JNS.org - Two yeshivahs in New York state have found unique approaches to helping medical professionals combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Yeshiva Sh’or Yoshuv in Nassau County assembled...

April 8, 2020 7:12 am
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‘Hardest Day’: New York’s Cuomo Sees Virus Slowing Despite Record Death Toll

Even as medical teams struggled to save an onslaught of gravely-ill coronavirus patients and deaths hit new highs, the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations seemed to be leveling...

March 31, 2020 8:12 am
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US Coronavirus Death Toll Rises Past 3,000 on Deadliest Day

The US death toll from the coronavirus pandemic climbed past 3,000 on Monday, the deadliest day yet in the country's mounting crisis, while New York...

Culture

Chrissy Teigen Hosts Her First Shabbat With Recipe From Popular Jewish Chef

Model and cookbook author Chrissy Teigen hosted her first Shabbat meal this past...

Israeli Chef Michael Solomonov Launches New Web Cooking Series ‘Bringing Israel Home’

Five-time James Beard Foundation award-winning Israeli chef Michael Solomonov...

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

Spanish Court Exonerates BDS Activists Who Forced Reggae Festival’s B...

A court in Spain on Monday dismissed charges of antisemitism against a group of activists whose anti-Zionist campaign against US...

Israel

Israel Sharing COVID-19 Data With Pfizer to Help Fine-Tune Vaccine Rollout

Israel is giving weekly data updates on its COVID-19 outbreak to vaccine maker Pfizer under a collaboration agreement that may help other countries fine-tune their inoculation campaigns and achieve "herd...

Middle East

Iran’s Zarif Tells France: Avoid ‘Absurd Nonsense’ About ...

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday dismissed a claim by France that Tehran was in the process of...

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