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Achiezer providing steady updates, food delivery plan

Achiezer has been in high gear throughout the coronavirus crisis …

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I got coronavirus on LI. Now I’m under Hadassah’s care.

In late February, I flew to Long Island to help my 77-year-old mom following her knee replacement surgery. I arrived in the United States …

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Israeli doc ready for months on the front line

When it became clear that the COVID-19 pandemic would reach Israel, Elli Rosenberg was one of a small number of medical professionals at the Soroka Medical Center in Beersheva to answer a …

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Lies, transparency and pandemics

Has the world ever been this perfectly synchronized? Whether you wake up in an isolated hamlet in one part of the globe or a teeming city in another, whatever your language or your time zone, …

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In coronavirus time, mourners sit shiva alone

After Shaul Moshi died last week in Los Angeles at the age of 94, over 100 people gathered at his home for the traditional shiva minyan. It was Wednesday night — before the …

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Coronavirus effect: Dire squeeze for our nonprofits

Some 38,000 people work at Jewish community centers across North America, staffing preschools, camps, gyms, classes, activities for seniors and more. Because of the coronavirus crisis, a lot of them …

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Message from Stuart Richner, president of Richner Communications

Stuart Richner is president of Richner Communications Inc (RCI), parent company of The Jewish Star. Richner is publisher of Herald Community Newspapers …

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Real history behind HBO’s ‘Plot Against America’

The new HBO show based on Philip Roth‘s novel “The Plot Against America,” helmed by David Simon, the Jewish creator of “The Wire,” has made a splash with …

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UJA's pandemic response: $23-million

The UJA-Federation of New York has pledged more than $23 million in immediate financial assistance to help New Yorkers affected by coronavirus. The grants …

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Anti-Israel NGOs exploit COVID-19 to spread hatred

For anti-Israel NGOs (non-governmental organizations), the COVID-19 pandemic’s domination of the global news cycle poses a significant challenge — the world now has real problems to …

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Pandemic Pesach: Solo seders, broken traditions

Rena Munster was looking forward to hosting a Passover seder for the first time. In past years, her parents or another relative hosted the meal. But this year she had invited her parents, siblings …

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Orthodox slates post gains in Zionist vote

The two Orthodox lists surged in the hotly-contested U.S. portion of the World Zionist Congress elections. 123,000 American Jews voted, a record since balloting was open …


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