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Coronavirus in New Jersey: What concerts, festivals and shows have been rescheduled, canceled. (3/23/20) – NJ.com

| March 24, 2020

STATEWIDE Rutgers University announced all public events scheduled at the university through the month of May are suspended, including Rutgers Day and commencements at all campuses. Visit rutgers.edu for more information.

It’s time to ask: What happened to Israeli left? – The Jewish Star

| March 24, 2020

By Caroline Glick Knesset member Ofer Shelah of Israels Blue and White Party is the architect of his partys current efforts to form a government with the support of the Joint Arab List. If Shelah succeeds, he will have formed a radical, post-Zionist minority government entirely dependent on 15 Arab lawmakers, who reject Israels right to exist, just to stay afloat. As Shelah blazed forward in his efforts, political philosopher Yoram Hazony recalled an earlier bid by Shelah to force the public to accept post-Zionist positions hostile to the very right of the Jewish people to self-determination

What Happened to the Israeli Left? – The Jewish Voice

| March 24, 2020

By: Caroline Glick MK Ofer Shelah from the Blue and White party is the architect of his partys current efforts to form a government with the support of Joint Arab List. If Shelah succeeds, he will have formed a radical, post-Zionist minority government entirely dependent on 15 Arab lawmakers, who reject Israels right to exist, just to stay afloat. MK Ofer Shelah from the Blue and White party is the architect of his partys current efforts to form a government with the support of Joint Arab List.

Fight Your Illness by Fighting Your Fears – A letter from the Tzemach Tzedek – Chabad.org

| March 24, 2020

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From Proust to puzzles: The coronavirus is shifting the focus of France’s star rabbi – JTA News

| March 24, 2020

(JTA) Delphine Horvilleur, Frances most famous female rabbi, normally spends significant portions of her day analyzing the Talmud and the writings of Marcel Proust. In addition to having published several books on theology and appearing frequently in French media, she is the editor-in-chief of the prestigious Tenoua Jewish magazine

How to fulfill the Torahs commandment for optimism in the darkest times – Forward

| March 24, 2020

There is a lot of confusion and doubt in these coronavirus days. Thats especially the case within the Jewish community, where optimism has always played a large role in how we live even in the face of some of the harshest realities. Synagogues, mikvehs, schools and yeshivas have suspended all activities, going against our natural instinct to be optimistic and soldier on in the face of adversity

Religions are embracing live-streaming and conference calls – Quartz

| March 24, 2020

At this years Purim service at Romemu, a progressive synagogue on New Yorks Upper West Side, a lay reader addressed an absent congregation of more than 500 remote watchers: This is where you get your graggers out, he said, looking up from the scroll.

WATCH IT DESPICABLE ANTI-SEMITISM: Hasidic Jew Denied Service At Toyota YOU ARE SPREADING THE VIRUS – Yeshiva World News

| March 24, 2020

Once again, as has happened throughout our history when there have been pandemics, Jews have been blamed for it.

As Symptoms Spread, Hasidic Leaders Sound the Alarm: ‘A Fire Is Burning’ – THE CITY

| March 24, 2020

Photo: Reuven Blau /THE CITY Sign up for THE CITY Scoop, our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. Early Tuesday morning, roughly 70 people gathered in a Brooklyn synagogue for a morning shachris prayer service

Why Coronavirus is Rapidly Spreading in the Hasidic Community – Jewish Journal

| March 24, 2020

A vicious rumor has been making the rounds: Hasidim are neglecting to take the coronavirus pandemic seriously because we are selfish. But as someone born and bred in the Satmar community in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, who now lives in Jerusalem and writes for Yiddish publications, I can say thats wrong.


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