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Gefilte fish poppers and matzah casserole add new flavor to seder – The Jewish News of Northern California

| March 27, 2020

Every Passover, I add a little extra discussion to the seder table by serving a few dishes based on international Jewish foodways. This year Im spicing up my gefilte fish (and stuffing it in peppers) and serving a matzah casserole with bitter greens and a lemon-egg sauce. Many Ashkenazi Jews who settled in Mexico (and in Central and South America) add some spice to traditional Eastern European foods, which inspired me to add salsa to gefilte fish.

You don’t need Zoom or Skype to say Kaddish without a minyan. Here’s a healthier option for the community. – JTA News

| March 27, 2020

WALTHAM, Mass. (JTA) Like so many others, I am feeling the spiritual loss and pain of our current inability to learn Torah and pray together in person.

Extremists are using the coronavirus to radicalize and spread conspiracies online – CBS News

| March 27, 2020

REVERB is a new documentary series from CBSN Originals. Watch the episode "Extremists Next Door" in the video player above

Corona-19 and Anti-Israel Ideology | Cherryl Smith – The Times of Israel

| March 27, 2020

Israeli doctors and nurses, like medical professionals worldwide, are working round the clock in extremely difficult conditions. The country is almost completely locked down. Yet those who subscribe to a relentless anti-Israel ideology find ways to use the current crisis to distort and denigrate real life in Israel and to obscure Israels humanitarian contributions

What Jewish groups want to see in Congress’ $2 trillion pandemic spending bill – JTA News

| March 27, 2020

WASHINGTON (JTA) The White House has come to an agreement with Democrats and Republicans on a $2 trillion stimulus package, the biggest in U.S. history, in response to the major economic downturn triggered by the coronavirus

NYU Condemns Former SJP Head for Tweeting Should I Paint My Nails in Response to Israels First Coronavirus Death – Jewish Journal

| March 27, 2020

New York University (NYU) issued a statement on March 24 condemning the former leader of the campus Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) chapter for tweeting should I paint my nails in response to Israels first coronavirus death. Leen Dweik, who ran NYUs SJP chapter from 2018-19, wrote in a since-deleted tweet on March 20 regarding Israels first coronavirus death: Anyway should I paint my nails red or green today?

Ku Klux Klan handing out hateful propaganda inside free bags of candy. The police say theres nothing they can do – PinkNews

| March 27, 2020

Members of KKK group the Loyal White Knights in 2008.

‘You’re Spreading the Virus’: Hasidic Man Alleges Antisemitic Discrimination at New York Car Dealership – Algemeiner

| March 27, 2020

An employee at Johnstons Toyota in New Hampton, New York, is seen telling a Hasidic customer to leave because youre spreading the virus. Photo: Screenshot. A Hasidic Jewish man has accused a New York car dealership of antisemitic discrimination after he was denied a pre-scheduled servicing appointment on the alleged grounds that he was spreading the coronavirus.

A psychological explanation for why some people believe coronavirus hoaxes and conspiracy theories – PsyPost

| March 27, 2020

As the world continues to deal with the life-altering effects of the novel coronavirus, a small but not-insignificant number of individuals have been expressing their fears about COVID-19 through the language of government conspiracies and wild alternative health cures. Last week, one online conspiracy network suggested that COVID-19 is an act of biological terrorism to attack Chinese trade. Last month, a popular online site said the virus was a hoax manufactured to induce global fear and would therefore be a boon to Big Pharma

What Jewish Groups Want In Congress’ $2 Trillion Pandemic Spending Bill – Jewish Week

| March 27, 2020

WASHINGTON (JTA) The White House has come to an agreement with Democrats and Republicans on a $2 trillion stimulus package, the biggest in U.S. history, in response to the major economic downturn triggered by the coronavirus. The exact details wont be set until after the Senate passes the package, which may happen as soon as late Wednesday


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