Covid-19

Caring home healthcare nurse gives vaccine or medicine injection to senior adult patient at home, clinic, or nursing home setting. Close up view of the syringe, needle, hands. The female patient is more than 100 years old!

New project to help seniors register for COVID vaccination

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A few weeks ago, Dava Schub, CEO of the Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center, had an idea that seemed out of reach. There was a...

Yehuda Dukes, Chasidic father of 6, is dead after 10-month battle with COVID

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By Shira Hanau Rabbi Yehuda “Yudi” Dukes, a Chasidic father of six who became sick with COVID-19 in late March and spent nearly 10 months...
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800 vaccinated for COVID-19 at Hebrew Home

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More than 800 people at the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington, including residents and staffers, have received the first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine....

2020 Hindsight

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As 2020 comes to a close, many people are reflecting on this historic and unprecedented year. We wanted to know their thoughts about 2020,...

More Israelis have died of COVID-19 than from terror attacks. Why?

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By Marcy Oster and Gabe Friedman Israel has been known as a country that can rise to face a crisis — usually of the military...

Israeli researchers are discovering how stress affects the body’s fight against COVID-19

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Sponsored By Larry Luxner Shoshana, 48 years old and the single mother of a teenager, recently completed three years of chemotherapy for breast cancer. But the treatment...

Q&A with Dr. Shmuel Shoham on COVID-19 treatment trial

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A new series of trials by The Johns Hopkins Hospital will help determine whether antibodies from people who have recovered from COVID-19 can help...

MoCo allowing more faithful into services

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Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich last week issued an updated executive order that loosened safety restrictions and allowed more people to attend religious gatherings...

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...