The latest news from Ohio

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

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

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

The latest coronavirus headlines

According to Israel’s Defense Ministry, the El Al flights will land at a rate of two per day until all 20 tons of medical equipment, including 900,000 surgical masks, half a million protective suits and several ventilators, have been delivered.

The post First of 11 planes bringing vital medical supplies from China to Israel touches down appeared first on JNS.org. 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.

The post IDF chief calls for military to be put in charge of coronavirus response appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

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.

The post Israel declares full curfew starting on Passover eve appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

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.

The post Number of coronavirus cases in Israel exceeds 8,000 as death toll continues to rise appeared first on JNS.org. 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.

The post Israeli missile-production line starts churning out much-needed ventilators appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

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.

The post Israeli health experts to discuss medical innovations, response to coronavirus appeared first on JNS.org. 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.

The post Palestinian incitement continues unabated, despite Israeli assistance and cooperation regarding COVID-19 appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

The human trials will be conducted on “young, healthy individuals” and will then likely expand to the general population.

The post Israeli researchers believe coronavirus vaccine testing could commence by June appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

“For the first time in history, we had to cancel all of our summer tours to Israel. Our teens will not be able to go to Israel, and that is very tragic for sorts of reasons,” Simon Johnson, chief executive of the Jewish Leadership Council in the United Kingdom.

The post World Jewish leaders deliberate collective issues of the day: virus, economy, anti-Semitism appeared first on JNS.org. Read more

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