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According to a report by researchers monitoring the spread of COVID-19 on The Ohio State Uni… 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

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As Ohio again surpasses its record-breaking coronavirus cases for the second consecutive day… 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 has had 188,005 total cases of COVID-19 and 5,149 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

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As the coronavirus continues to spread across the state, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said the stat… 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 has had 183,624 total cases of COVID-19 and 5,075 total deaths, the Ohio Department of … Read more

Ohio has had 181,787 total cases of COVID-19 and 5,067 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

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 had 177,991 total cases of COVID-19 and 5,054 total deaths, the Ohio Department of … Read more

State senators in Ohio on Oct. 15 introduced a bill to lift the 10 p.m. curfew on alcohol sa… Read more

The Ohio State University in Columbus will begin operating its own laboratory to process COV… Read more

The latest coronavirus headlines

(JTA) — Some Orthodox neighborhoods classified as “red zones” by the state of New York due to their high COVID-19 test positivity rates in recent weeks will soon be allowed to reopen schools and nonessential businesses. But the areas of Brooklyn where Orthodox Jews have staged protests against the restrictions imposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo […]

The post Some Orthodox areas of NY see COVID rules relaxed, but not Brooklyn neighborhoods that protested appeared first on Jewish Telegraphic Agency. Read more

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanks Israelis for their “great effort” in combating the pandemic, but says the easing of restrictions must be gradual.

The post Netanyahu: Following lockdown, Israel’s COVID-19 morbidity among lowest in the world appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

Jewish leaders and groups, specifically the ultra-Orthodox community, have sharply criticized the two leaders for their enforcement of coronavirus restrictions amid a spike in cases.

The post Group rallies against Cuomo, de Blasio over new COVID restrictions targeting Jews appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

It seeks to expand its “reach and continue to look for diverse voices across the ideological spectrum to provide insightful commentary.”

The post ‘Jewish Journal of Los Angeles’ ends print edition, plans to move online appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

The main themes of the Oct. 20-22 event will be mutual responsibility and “aliyah,” with discussions on the effect of COVID-19 on Jewish communities worldwide and growing anti-Semitism.

The post World Zionist Congress to convene online for first time ever, due to pandemic appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

The 65-year-old chief negotiator for the Palestinian Authority—who underwent a lung transplant in the U.S. in 2017—has incited against the Jewish state and supported the payment of terrorists' salaries.

The post Palestinian official Saeb Erekat being treated for COVID-19 in Israeli hospital appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

Rispler had been placed on a ventilator in late September, as infections rose in New York City's Orthodox communities.

The post Mayer Rispler, Satmar leader who called for following health rules, dies of COVID-19 at 70 appeared first on Jewish Telegraphic Agency. Read more

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New York’s governor and mayor could have handled the situation far better with communities wanting to “worship and attend funerals.”

The post Carr criticizes Cuomo for coronavirus restrictions targeting Orthodox Jews appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

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It points to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s shutting down of houses of worship in “color-coded” COVID-19 hotspots as unfairly targeting Chassidic and other Orthodox Jewish communities.

The post New York Orthodox leaders file lawsuit claiming Cuomo violating religious liberties appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

(JTA) — Israel’s “coronavirus cabinet” decided Thursday that the country is ready to begin l… Read more

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu calls for a “responsible, careful and controlled” easing of restrictions despite “clear, consistent” decline in COVID-19 morbidity.

The post Netanyahu: Despite ‘major success’ of lockdown, exit must be gradual appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

Police and the bride's family offered contrasting versions of events, with officers saying they were attacked as they shut down the celebrations.

The post Netanyahu demands probe after brawl erupts during police break-up of wedding for lockdown violations appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

Overall visits during the period fell by 76 percent compared to last year, while for September the figure was 96 percent, ministry says.

The post Israeli Tourism Ministry: $3.6 billion in revenue lost in January-September appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

The payments will go to 240,000 survivors who mostly live in Israel, North America, the former Soviet Union and Western Europe.

The post Holocaust Claims Conference says Germany agrees to give $662 million to survivors appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

Members of the Association of Retail, Fashion, and Café Chains in Israel plan to open nationwide on Sunday, despite the COVID-19 lockdown; “We're drowning,” association says.

The post Major retail chains across Israel prepare to join small-business revolt appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

The local impact of COVID-19

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