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Anguish of the times yields a trip to Washington state

Editor’s note: As the situation around coronavirus is changing daily, it is important to check Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines before any travel...

If you are making a seder for the first time…

By Karen Schwartz, Chabad.org/News With people staying in place to celebrate Passover with immediate family only, in accordance with government guidelines for the...

Kaddish on Riverside Drive

When this is all over, none of us will be the same. Nothing will ever be the same after corona. We are living through so many firsts and so many lasts. This truly will...

Inexorable optimism

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks describes himself as an inexorable optimist. In a podcast discussing the good and bad that emerges from a crisis like coronavirus, the former UK...

In light of coronavirus, Passover needs multiply

NEW YORK — The run-up to Passover is the busiest time of the year for Masbia, a nonprofit that operates three kosher soup kitchens in Brooklyn and Queens. The...

Coronavirus: What’s on — or replaced

These days, “business as usual” is anything but. This, of course, includes the organized Jewish community’s efforts to work within the Centers for Disease Control...

Coronavirus: New cycle for lifecycle events

Just a few weeks ago, Denver’s Jewish community planned for Bar-Bat Mitzvahs and weddings under an illusion of normality. Torah portions came together. Invitations had...

Coping with coronavirus

Let’s face it — the last couple of weeks have been rough. The coronavirus pandemic has triggered an avalanche of ominous and downright bad news covering an almost...

Coronavirus: Who is in control?

Am I the only one thinking of the Holocaust? Darkness descended: Suddenly. Dangerously. Transforming reality, totally. Impossible to get a grip on because never seen...

O the virus, o the guilt

JERUSALEM — Some 15 years after an Israeli stole a ballista stone from the archaeological site in the City of David, he decided this weekend to return the...