Coronavirus

What are the safety requirements for attending services?

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  If you’re planning to go to synagogue for Rosh Hashanah, take your measuring tape with you. In keeping with coronavirus safety requirements, synagogues and...

How risky are High Holiday activities during COVID-19?

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  By Shira Hanau When Passover arrived just a few weeks after the pandemic set in earlier this year, it was clear that seders with families...

VIDEO: Is it OK to carpool if everyone is wearing a mask?

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1jyz9_zpD8&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR380607YKMkJJgM2ZN7Mv4mnP_5TqmJ9b_5xpKroPdjV9ujAVL3WTISflw Twelve-year-old Ruby was getting upset that many people — including other kids — are not wearing masks. Rather than continue to fume, she decided...

Jewish lives lost to the coronavirus

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Chabad.org is working on a project to record and recall every member of the Jewish community who has perished during this plague. Yaakov Abayev ●...

‘A vaccine is not the be all or end all’

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Q & A With Dr. Naor Bar-Zeev When will we have a vaccine for COVID-19? How effective will it be? Naor Bar-Zeev, an associate professor...

7 ways to stay connected to Judaism

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Seniors are one of the most susceptible groups to COVID-19. According to the CDC, the older the adult, the higher the risk for severe...

Deluged by pandemic needs, Israeli doctors get help from unlikely source: robots

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Sponsored By Larry Luxner JERUSALEM — Orthopedic surgeons at Jerusalem’s Hadassah Medical Center on Mount Scopus recently welcomed a newcomer to their team. She’s incredibly efficient, never...

Bridging Generations During Social Isolation

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  By Rabbi Joshua Stanton, Hedy Peyser, MSW and Andy Siegel, MHA We are living through a pandemic of biblical proportions. It is causing a secondary...

Kids need more outdoor time? Get it at night with a backyard campout

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School is out and summer is here — but your kids have already been spending their days at home since March, thanks to the...

Seniors spend quarantine putting memories on paper

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During quarantine, people have had a lot more free time, and a lot more time to think. Some members of Congregation Beth El of Montgomery...