The latest coronavirus headlines

The City of Bexley’s COVID-19 task force strongly encourages all residents to wear face cove… Read more

The American Red Cross will hold two blood drives this week in Bexley. Read more

The Ohio State University will hold a historic virtual commencement on May 3 with Apple CEO … Read more

In a letter to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi names eight aspects of the country's response to the nationwide pandemic that the military should assume responsibility for immediately.

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Interior Minister Aryeh Deri: “Especially on seder night we don’t want people moving around from one family to another” • Jerusalem to be divided into eight districts, with residents unable to travel between them.

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A bipartisan bill was passed into law March 27 to allow voters who have not yet voted in the… Read more

The Columbus Jewish News has compiled a list of organizations and businesses that are creating online content due to the stay-at-home order in Ohio. If you are offering a video class, email the information to Staff Reporter McKenna Corson at mcorson@cjn.org and put “Video Class” in the subject line. Read more

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, known as the CARES Act, is a historic $2 trillion stimulus bill signed by President Donald Trump. It includes a $349 billion relief program for small businesses, available through the Small Business Administration’s existing 7(a) Paycheck Protection Program. Structured as forgivable loans, the program is designed to bridge employers through the shutdowns caused by COVID-19. Read more

“The residents of Bnei Brak are beginning to understand that we really are here to help them,” says IDF Maj. Gen. (res.) Roni Numa, the head of the Bnei Brak emergency coronavirus task force.

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Israel's death toll from the virus stands at 47, with 8,018 confirmed cases and 127 people in critical condition, among them 106 on ventilators • Israeli Defense Ministry asked to help administer nursing homes.

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While experts say there’s been a “significant and positive shift” in cooperation between Israel and the Palestinians due to COVID-19, much uncertainty remains regarding what will happen if the situation in the P.A. and Gaza deteriorates.

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The CDC on April 3 recommended wearing cloth face coverings in public to help slow the sprea… Read more

“We are operating in a challenging time, and in a global ‘war’ to acquire the necessary components and fulfill our mission,” said Udi Kantor, CEDO of Inovytec.

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Presenters will give an overview of the Israeli response to COVID-19, followed by a discussion on the failures and successes the Jewish state has experienced to date.

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The Columbus Jewish News has compiled a list of organizations and businesses that are creating online content due to the stay-at-home order in Ohio. If you are offering a video class, email the information to Staff Reporter McKenna Corson at mcorson@cjn.org and put “Video Class” in the subject line. Read more

Central Ohio’s new annual film festival, Cinema Columbus, previously scheduled for May has b… Read more

The 2020 Columbus Arts Festival, scheduled for June 12 to 14, has been canceled due to the C… Read more

Hamas launched a rocket last week into Israel. Internally, if any popular or social unrest rises against Hamas due to economic woes or its handling of the coronavirus, it will be channeled very quickly by the terror organization towards Israel, possibly leading to a new round of clashes or even a broader conflict.

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The Secure Community Network issued a “Do Not Gather” bulletin April 2 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was sent to 8,500 Jewish leaders throughout the United States. Read more

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