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Lost 1000-year-old Hebrew Bible found on dusty Cairo synagogue shelf – The Times of Israel

| March 1, 2020

In July 2017, Israeli historian Yoram Meital stumbled upon a handwritten 1028 CE biblical codex that was lying abandoned on a dusty shelf in a Cairo synagogue.

Faces & Places: Jews of the Caribbean Detroit Jewish News – The Jewish News

| March 1, 2020

Featured Photo by Jaemi Loeb A group of 30, most from Metro Detroit, escaped winter for a week and had the thrill of stepping on a sand-covered synagogue floor among other interesting Jewish sites during the Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroits inaugural Jews of the Caribbean cruise. Leaders were Jaemi B

Purim events in Greater Cleveland – Cleveland Jewish News

| March 1, 2020

This year, Purim begins in the evening of March 9 and continues through the evening of March 10. The holiday commemorates the defeat of Hamans plot to massacre the Jews as recorded in the Book of Esther. Dont know where to go and what to do to celebrate Purim?

Bay Area Jewish orgs respond to coronavirus: Israel trips cancelled, but wait and see on local steps J. – The Jewish News of Northern California

| March 1, 2020

4:21 p.m. Congregation Beth Am in Los Altos Hills today officially canceled a mid-March trip to Israel and Greece. As of Friday, no refunds were being made to the 40 or so people who had signed up.

Baby steps: Changing narratives about Jews in Spain – The Times of Israel

| March 1, 2020

I never really understood Chanukah until I went to Spain. Standing in a church that had been a synagogue until the Jews were all either expelled or murdered, looking at the crucifix hanging where the ark had been, I understood the Maccabees in a whole new way.

As Another Election Looms, Israelis Ponder Politics, and Contagion – The New York Times

| March 1, 2020

TEL AVIV For passengers hurrying through the departures hall of Israels main airport on Sunday, many with their faces covered by masks, there was one big conundrum: Should they stay or should they go? It wasnt just the threat of the coronavirus spreading around the world that made them think twice about traveling. It was the thought of missing Israels general election on Monday the countrys third in less than a year.

Israeli woman found with COVID-19 after husband returns from Italy with virus – The Times of Israel

| March 1, 2020

The Health Ministry on Friday said that a second Israeli has been diagnosed with coronavirus after contact with a man who tested positive for COVID-19 following his return from Italy. According to Hebrew media reports, the second person diagnosed with the virus is the mans wife and she has been hospitalized at the Sheba Medical Center where she is reported to be in good condition.

Hillel Rogoff and the Fight for Secular Studies in RIETS – The Commentator

| March 1, 2020

For the past 49 years, Yeshiva University has held an annual lecture series titled the Hillel Rogoff Memorial Lecture. Not many students, however, are acquainted with the life story of Rogoff

The 7 Jewish actresses who shaped Hollywood as we know it – The Times of Israel

| March 1, 2020

Alma via JTA Both on-screen and behind the scenes, Jewish directors, producers and writers are credited with developing the Hollywood system as we know it today. These seven pioneering Jewish actresses defied expectations of their gender and many survived religious persecution, fleeing Europe during World War II

Full transcript of "Face the Nation" on March 1, 2020 – CBS News

| March 1, 2020

On this "Face the Nation" broadcast moderated by Margaret Brennan: Clickhereto browse full transcripts of "Face the Nation." MARGARET BRENNAN: I'm Margaret Brennan in Washington and this week on FACE THE NATION, the coronavirus has now claimed the life of an American within the U.S. and the number of infected has increased and now includes cases of unknown origin. Meanwhile, the Trump administration scrambles to calm fears of Americans concerned with the spread of coronavirus and its impact on the economy as the stock market has its worst week since the 2008 financial crisis


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