Coronavirus

You Should Know… Jenn Milhiser

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Jenn Milhiser’s entrance into the “real world” came just as the coronavirus pandemic began to spread across the globe. The 22 year old graduated...

Rainbows and community brighten dark skies

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By Anndee Hochman My friend was the first to spot the rainbow. Smaller than an index card, a wicket of wobbly lines — red, vermilion,...

‘I had my bar or bat mitzvah during the pandemic’

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“It was like a 'M*A*S*H' field hospital,” Gary Singer says, describing his daughter, Dalia’s, bat mitzvah on March 28. “We built our own ark in...

Students sew face masks for health care workers

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It takes about 20 minutes to sew a face mask, according to Maya Goldman. The 11-year-old Washington resident knows this because she’s been sewing...

When ventilators run out, Jewish law and state guidelines are poised to clash

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By Ira Bedzow NEW YORK — The COVID-19 pandemic facing this city will test our country’s most deeply cherished values: respect for multiculturalism and religious...

Clarinetist Seth Kibel is planning for the arts, post-COVID-19

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A musician, Seth Kibel puts about 30,000 miles on his navy-blue Toyota RAV4 Hybrid every year. He travels up and down the mid-Atlantic, playing...

For quarantined students, Zoom community is part college, part camp

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By Lisa Woolfson It was less than a month ago that college students all over the country were sent home to finish their classes online...

Social distancing & sheltering in place community resource guide

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Here are links to help make life a little more comfortable while in quarantine. Have something to add? Contact Editor David Holzel at [email protected]   At-Home...