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Community activities canceled, postponed due to COVID-19

Nearly all events and gatheringa in the Jewish community have been canceled or postponed, including daily worship services (minyanim), due to concerns about coronavirus....

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Local synagogues issue guidelines addressing coronavirus

Denver synagogues and temples have issued warnings to congregants as the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, spreads in the US. Two presumptive positive cases...

Coronavirus affects Passover getaways

NEW YORK — For the past three years, Esther Possick has avoided the hassle of hosting Passover at her Long Island home by traveling to kosher hotels in foreign...

How coronavirus affects Jewish businesses

By Faygie Holt Fashion designer Breezy (she goes by her first name only) had it all planned out. In order to get her spring clothing line to stores for the upcoming...

Quarantine

Quarantine. It’s a word we associate with the Middle Ages. According to Wikipedia: “The word quarantine comes from a seventeenth-century Venetian variant of the...

Helping Iran fight coronavirus — waste of money

Not for a second would we say that no one should help Iranians ward off the coronavirus, given Iran’s genocidal plans for Israel and bellicose plans for Saudi Arabia,...

Cancel the Olympics

Will coronavirus be the final death knell for the Olympics? According to a World Health Organization conference, the Tokyo Games, planned for this June, have no backup...

China infects itself and threatens to infect the world, needlessly

Dec. 30: Dr. Li Wenliang reported the virus. He was punished for ‘illegal activity.’ Jan. 8: He caught the virus. Feb. 7: He died. The precise origin point of a...

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Coronavirus: Paradoxes of a potential pandemic

 coronavirus, or 2019-nCoV, first detected in December in patients that visited a seafood market in Wuhan, China, alarms US and global medical, political and travel...