Covid-19

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‘Out of an abundance of caution,’ Simcha and Celebrations Expo to be rescheduled

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Out of an abundance of caution due to the coronavirus situation, the organizers of this weekend’s 2020 Simcha and Celebrations Expo at the Bender...
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From ‘Spock’ greetings to chopstick Torah pointers, synagogues are rethinking practices amid the coronavirus...

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On a typical Friday, some 200 people show up for services at Temple De Hirsch Sinai, a Reform congregation in Seattle. But last week, there...

Coronavirus caution

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The coronavirus — or COVID-19 — is an equal-opportunity villain. The medical world doesn’t yet know how lethal the flu-like virus is, nor is...

Preventative measures against COVID-19

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With two confirmed cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (officially named COVID-19) now reported among the Jewish community in New York, there is confusion and...
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Local schools prepare for COVID-19, on top of coping with flu season

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It’s 9 a.m. on Monday at Berman Hebrew Academy in Rockville, and school nurse Miriam Kotek already has four sick kids in her office. One...

Unambiguous communal response to xenophobia makes powerful statement

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Last week, the World Health Organization raised its global health assessment of spread and impact of COVID-19, or coronavirus, to its highest alert level....