Wed. 5/20, 7 p.m.: A Conversation on Covid-19 and the Hasidic Community – The Jewish Standard

Posted By on May 14, 2020

On Wednesday, May 20th, at 7 PM eastern,Jewish Currentswill host a livestreamed discussion of how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting Hasidic Jewish communities in Brooklyn and elsewhere.

Moderated byJewish CurrentsEditor-at-Large Peter Beinart, this event will feature Blima Marcus, an oncology nurse practitioner, Frieda Vizel, a former member of the Satmar Hasidic community and a tour guide in Hasidic Brooklyn, and Dr. David N. Myers, the Sady and Ludwig Kahn Chair in Jewish History at UCLA.

To register for this event, visit https://jewishcurrents.org/conversation/

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Peter Beinart(@PeterBeinart) is professor of journalism and political science at the City University of New York, Editor-at-Large ofJewish Currents, anAtlanticand CNN contributor and a fellow at the Foundation for Middle East Peace.

Blima MarcusDNP RN ANP-BC OCN is an oncology nurse practitioner and a professor of nursing in New York City.

Frieda Vizel(@FriedaVizel) is a former member of the Satmar Hasidic community and a tour guide in Hasidic Brooklyn.

Dr. David N. Myers(@DavidNMyersUCLA) holds the Sady and Ludwig Kahn Chair in Jewish History at UCLA.

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Wed. 5/20, 7 p.m.: A Conversation on Covid-19 and the Hasidic Community - The Jewish Standard

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