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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine outlined tentative plans for how the COVID-19 vaccine will be distribu… Read more

For the second time during the new coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Mike DeWine has vetoed legislation from fellow Republicans seeking to undercut the Ohio Department of Health’s legal authority to stymie the virus’ spread. Read more

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Franklin County dropped from purple to red on the Ohio Public Health Advisory System, but he… Read more

The mission was initiated following an appeal from the governor of the Piedmont District to Israel’s ambassador to Italy, Dror Eydar.

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“Due to the pandemic, numerous traditional aspects of the Hanukkah celebration will be different this year. It is nevertheless incumbent upon us to ensure that we derive the appropriate joy and inspiration from these holy and special days,” said OU president Moishe Bane.

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Ohio has had 437,928 total cases of COVID-19 and 6,671 total deaths, the Ohio Department of … Read more

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices said Dec. 1 that health care workers and nu… Read more

“We pivot on a challenge, so this year, we’ll find creative ways to celebrate and connect to the people we love,” says Neal Hoffman, creator of Jewish-themed stuffed toys.

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When state Rep. John Becker’s summer plan to impeach Gov. Mike DeWine received quick endorsements from three legislative colleagues, he hoped the momentum would snowball throughout the end of 2020. Read more

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Ohio has had 430,093 total cases of COVID-19 and 6,548 total deaths, the Ohio Department of … Read more

An estimated 21,000 people have been infected with the coronavirus in the Gaza Strip with 111 reported deaths so far.

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National Coronavirus Project Coordinator Nachman Ash says his office will convene to discuss ­“immediate steps” to recommend to the Cabinet.

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Abercrombie & Fitch Co., a New Albany-based retailer, said it would close seven of its f… Read more

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As Ohio breaks a record with 5,060 coronavirus patients in the hospital and 1,180 in the int… Read more

Holiday celebrations may be limited to families of the same household, due to “worrying” increase in rate of coronavirus reproduction, says Health Ministry Director General Hezi Levy.

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Ohio has had 414,432 total cases of COVID-19 and 6,399 total deaths, the Ohio Department of … 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

“If necessary, we will halt the continued easing of restrictions and even tighten those we have already given,” says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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Third-ranked Ohio State's game at Illinois Nov. 28 was canceled after the Buckeyes had an in… Read more

Ohio State University will meet the University of Illinois Nov. 28 without head coach Ryan D… Read more

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The 5-4 decision was in response to two lawsuits: one by the Archdiocese of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and one from Agudath Israel of America and two of its affiliated congregations.

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Bar Ifergan, who was last in line outside the Swedish clothing retailer H&M, said, “I don’t mind waiting. I’ve waited to buy clothes a long time.”

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During World War II, when Britain was battered and bombed by Nazi Germany, people were able to be together, to sympathize with hugs and shoulders to lean on. Not so during COVID, but we create that feeling virtually, as we also light the candles from afar.

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