The latest coronavirus headlines

The WhatsApp message comes as cases are on the rise in many Orthodox communities and flies in the face of public health messaging.

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The Columbus Jewish News has compiled a list of organizations and businesses that are creating online content during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read more

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Indoor visitation will be allowed in Ohio's nursing facilities beginning Oct. 12. Read more

The survey indicates that the national-religious faction could pose a significant challenge for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's ruling party come next Election Day.

The post Israeli poll: Right-wing Yamina Party closing in on Likud appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

The closure is to go into effect on Friday at 2 p.m. and last for at least three weeks. Most businesses will be closed, prayers and public protests restricted and outgoing flights will be canceled.

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IDF Home Front Command data shows many Israelis who have tested positive for coronavirus violate quarantine directives and conceal the number of people they may have infected.

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The Columbus Jewish News has compiled a list of organizations and businesses that are creating online content during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read more

Ohio has 146,753 total cases of COVID-19 and 4,687 total deaths, the Ohio Department of Heal… Read more

The Ohio State University Department of Athletics announced the details of its fiscal year 2… Read more

An effort to help Jews who due to coronavirus restrictions cannot visit Jerusalem this holiday season.

The post Jewish Agency collects prayers to place in Western Wall ahead of Yom Kippur appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

The government considers imposing new restrictions on the private sector, as well as limiting prayer services on Yom Kippur, which could spark a coalition crisis.

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Six heavily Orthodox neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens are currently contributing 20% of all new COVID-19 cases in New York City, according to city data.

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The Columbus Jewish News has compiled a list of organizations and businesses that are creating online content during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read more

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Experts have emphasized that being outdoors is safer than being indoors during the COVID-19 … Read more

The president reiterated that the recent normalization and economic deals represent “the dawn of the new Middle East.”

The post In pre-recorded UN speech, Trump touts Mideast regional accomplishments appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

“At a time like this, the State of Israel must lend a hand to its people and help those who need it,” says President Reuven Rivlin, clarifying that fines violations of COVID-19 regulations will not be reduced.

The post Due to pandemic, Israel’s president, justice minister announce pardons process for debt due to fines appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

So far, nearly 800 doctors and nurses have contracted the virus and over 3,000 medical personnel have been ordered into isolation • “This is a fiasco in the making,” warns the chairman of the Israel Physicians Association.

The post Spike in COVID-19 cases could bring Israel’s hospitals to their knees, official warns appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

The Columbus Jewish News has compiled a list of organizations and businesses that are creating online content during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read more

The Drexel Theatre in Bexley will host its annual gala virtually this year Oct. 1, due to th… Read more

Hospitals were ordered to suspend elective surgeries and open additional coronavirus wards due to the surge in cases.

The post Israel has nearly 7,000 violations of national lockdown over Rosh Hashanah appeared first on Jewish Telegraphic Agency. Read more

Ohio has 145,165 total cases of COVID-19 and 4,623 total deaths, the Ohio Department of Heal… Read more

On the third day of Israel’s second nationwide coronavirus lockdown, Health Ministry Director General Hezi Levi calls the pandemic “one of the most complex emergencies ever experienced by the health system.”

The post Report: Israeli Health Ministry head tells hospitals to cease elective procedures, open new COVID-19 wards appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

Ohio has 144,309 total cases of COVID-19 and 4,615 total deaths, the Ohio Department of Heal… Read more

The Columbus Jewish News has compiled a list of organizations and businesses that are creating online content during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read more

The Columbus Jewish News has compiled a list of organizations and businesses that are creating online content during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read more

The Ministry of Health says 5,238 new cases have been confirmed between Thursday and Friday, setting yet another negative record. Restriction on movement is somewhat relaxed from 500 yards from one's home to 1,000 yards.

The post Israelis brace for High Holidays in shadow of second lockdown appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

The Columbus Jewish News has compiled a list of organizations and businesses that are creating online content during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read more

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine noted a shift throughout the state as 11 counties move from “yellow” L… Read more

Yuli Edelstein urges all sectors of society to cease asking what is and isn't allowed during the lockdown “and instead ask themselves, ‘What can I do so we will see a drop in the infection rate?’ ”

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