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A new report from the Coronavirus National Information and Knowledge Center finds that Israel is likely to see a spike in infections over the winter, when people will convene in small indoor spaces. The report makes particular note of schools, offices and public transportation as areas of concern.

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“Orthodox Jews violently attacked by mob @ BLM protest last night in Philly,” Yaacov Behrman, a community activist, tweeted on the morning of Oct. 28. “They told protesters they were there to show solidarity. Mob shouted anti Semitic & racist hate as they assaulted victims. Spoke to vict…

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The Academic Engagement Network and Hillel International recently launched separate initiatives to address anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism on college campuses. AEN’s Improving the Campus Climate Initiative and Hillel International’s Campus Climate Initiative will engage intensively with senio…

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While the 2020 election has been understandably focused on the presidential race, control of the Senate will be crucial as the Republican Party is looking to hold onto its majority amid races that could determine which party holds the upper chamber.Were Democrats to net the needed three seat…

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It’s been two years since an anti-Semite wielding an assault rifle stormed the Tree of Life building, murdering 11 worshippers at the three congregations housed there: Dor Hadash, New Light and Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha. Not a day goes by that Andrea Wedner doesn’t think of her mother, Rose M…

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While the world waits to see how the coronavirus pandemic will affect real estate trends worldwide, Israel’s real estate is seeing a boom in interest — from investors purchasing properties as long-term investments, to families expediting their aliyah and purchasing a home in the face of COVI…

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As Israel battles the coronavirus pandemic, its health care system has emerged as its first and foremost line of defense, thrusting medical teams to the front line.Ensuring adequate care for the growing number of seriously ill COVID-19 patients has proven a challenge. Thousands of doctors an…

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The Israeli government on Tuesday extended by a week a law heavily restricting demonstrations and indoor prayers during the current nation-wide coronavirus lockdown.Ministers approved the extension via a telephone referendum put forward by Israeli Health Minister Yuli Edelstein. The legislat…

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The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan resolution last week condemning the QAnon conspiracy theory, including for its affiliation with anti-Semitism.The resolution, which “condemns QAnon and rejects the conspiracy theories it promotes,” passed on Friday with 371 votes in favor…

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Judah Samet has been on the front lines of history more than once. A survivor of Bergen-Belsen and a former Israeli paratrooper, the 82-year-old also lived through the mass shooting at the Tree of Life* Or L’Simcha synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh on Oct. 27, 2018 — …

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In the midst of a 19th-century global pandemic, one rabbi advocated for a High Holiday season of social distancing, abbreviated services, reduced singing and absolute transparency regarding one’s health prior to entering a synagogue. The rabbi, before disseminating the communal edicts, worke…

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An ancient mikveh (ritual bath) uncovered at the construction site of a highway interchange in the Lower Galilee was transferred today to nearby Kibbutz Hannaton.The 2,000-year-old mikveh, which was discovered during salvage archaeological excavations conducted by the Israel Antiquities Auth…

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