Covid-19

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...

In hospice, big decisions have to be made quickly

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As chaplains, Rabbi Yaffa-Shira Sultan and the Rev. Deb Vaughn offer spiritual and emotional care to those in JSSA Hospice and their families. For them,...

Are we really as isolated as we think?

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In a rare moment of quiet this morning, I was cruising social media and came upon a post from a friend that surprised me....

Chabad of Reston-Herndon says it with flowers and chicken soup

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How do you reach out to Jews when they’re in quarantine? And how do you do it with the Chabad touch? Rabbi Leibel and Nechamie...

Here’s how to do the challah social-distance handoff

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Hannah Roach of Germantown had never baked a challah. But then again, she never had to social distance herself from her beloved grandparents before...

A Florida JCC survived the pandemic with no layoffs. Now it’s reopening.

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Walk onto the grounds of the David Posnack Jewish Community Center in South Florida and you will see people playing tennis with no face...

Kids contemplate a summer without camp

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By Ellen Braunstein When Lily King heard the news that Capital Camps was closing this summer over the coronavirus pandemic, she cried. The eighth grader at...