Dont call Hasidim anti-science. They kept COVID at bay all summer. – Forward

| October 2, 2020

Theres been a rise in COVID cases among Hasidim, and the world is pointing a finger. See

Police warn Hasidim they will break up planned massive Sukkot events – World Israel News

| October 2, 2020

Large gatherings expected despite warnings from leading rabbis to follow health guidelines. Police say they will intervene. By Paul Shindman, World Israel News Jerusalem police officials warned leaders of several ultra-Orthodox communities in Jerusalem that they will not tolerate traditional large gatherings that are expected to take place during the Sukkot holiday, Walla News reported Thursday

NYC Health Department Expresses Concern Over Increased Coronavirus Spread in Hasidic Neighborhoods – One Green Planet

| October 2, 2020

A New York City Health Department spokesman recently warned that coronavirus was spreading at increasing levels in communities in Brooklyn and Queens. The city had seen declining or flat transmission prior to the uptick

Sedra of the week: Succot | Jewish News – Jewish News

| October 2, 2020

Are you up for an adventure? Not had the opportunity to get out of lockdown properly

Serving Jews In The United Arab Emirates: An Interview with Rabbi Levi Duchman – The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com

| October 2, 2020

Photo Credit: Rabbi Duchman Before it signed a normalization agreement with Israel, the United Arab Emirates had already distinguished itself as one of the only Arab countries in the world where Jews could live safely. Founded in 1971, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is currently home to approximately 2,000-3,000 Jews

Timed tickets and temperature scans: The Jewish Museum reopens for the pandemic era – Forward

| October 2, 2020

My temperature was normal, and everyone in the lobby of the Jewish Museum knew it. On Tuesday morning, I ducked out of a light drizzle on 92nd Street and into the Jewish Museum, which reopened on September 24 after a six-month closure due to coronavirus. Gone were the hallowed museum customs of the Before Times: the long lines, the selfie sticks, the tense negotiations over who qualifies for student admission and who has to cough up full price.

When Ruth Bader Ginsburg got it wrong on Pollard – The Times of Israel

| October 2, 2020

When President Clinton nominated Ruth Bader Ginsburg to the Supreme Court, he called her the Thurgood Marshall of gender equality law. President Trump, whom she disliked, described her as an amazing woman who led an amazing life. She was the first woman to receive tenure at Columbia Law School and the first Jewish woman to serve on the Supreme Court.