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Israel’s new goverment; complicated power sharing

JERUSALEM — Israel finally has a government. On April 20, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and chief rival Benny Gantz signed an agreement to form a coalition...

Many anticipate a baby boom, but infertility stress is heightened by COVID-19

By Orit Arfa Amy Klein thought she had a hard time with infertility, having gone through 10 doctors, nine rounds of IVF in three countries and four miscarriages. But she...

‘Hit by a truck’: Denver chaplain is recovering from COVID-19

Ben Last, who lay suspended between life and death under COVID-19’s aggressive talons in late March, is now back home with his wife Sheryl and three of their five...

Project C.U.R.E mobilizing to collecte medical supplies

better or worse, this is a story well suited for clichés. Such as, what goes around comes around. Or, charity begins at home. For more than three decades, the...

Hospitalist hopeful of ‘light at the end of the tunnel’

Dr. Marcus Oginsky was in medical school, he learned about pandemics from a mathematical standpoint, but nothing prepared him for the front lines as he treats the...

Sun Valley is a pandemic hotspot

SUN VALLEY, Ida. — Even before the arrival of the coronavirus upended Passover plans across the world, the Wood River Jewish Community’s seder was going to be...

Israel health minister both bitterly criticized and highly praised

BEIT SHEMESH, Israel — Just hours after Israeli Health Minister Yaakov Litzman tested positive earlier this month for the novel coronavirus, technicians arrived at his...

How to run a marathon — on your balcony

PARIS — Elisha Nochomovitz, a 32-year-old French Jew, was to be among the 17,000 participants in the Barcelona Marathon on March 15. But the marathon, one of...

2020 Census asks tricky question about Jewish ‘origins’

WASHINGTON — It’s the ninth question on the census, and for many Jewish respondents, it’s a surprising — and sometimes unwelcome — invitation to consider who...

Food deliveries to first responders

have discovered in the past few weeks that watching the news might best be something taken in small measures. Whether delivered via the internet, the television or in...