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With the coronavirus pandemic showing no signs of slowing down globally, most of Europe appears to be heading in the right direction with cases dropping across the continent and economies either starting or in the midst of reopening. However, unlike its counterparts in Western Europe, many E…

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It’s not quite as enjoyable as ordering a burger from the car, but Israelis who need to be tested for coronavirus can head to the nearest drive-through testing facility set up by Israel’s Magen David Adom. Drivers don’t even have to get out of the car to get swabbed.

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Amy Klein thought she had a hard time with infertility, having gone through 10 doctors, nine rounds of IVF in three countries and four miscarriages. But she thinks it’s nothing compared to what aspiring mothers are going through now with the coronavirus pandemic.

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Each year, Yom Hashoah brings with it memorial gatherings across the world, candle-lighting ceremonies with elderly survivors and speeches by dignitaries.Across Israel, the children and grandchildren of survivors publicly read the names of those who perished. Not to mention the siren that wa…

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Early this month, more than 35,000 Christians and Jews from around the world gathered virtually to learn about Israel’s response to the coronavirus and rising anti-Semitism. Organized by the international grassroots organization Combat Anti-Semitism Movement (CAM) and the International Chris…

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Spain’s ambassador to the United States and the president of the Federation of Jewish Communities in Spain discussed the challenges of, and response to, the coronavirus outbreak in that country in an online briefing sponsored by the American Jewish Committee.

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You may not find it surprising that Mordechai and Esther are the most popular in our (wildly unscientific) JNS “Favorite Purim Person” poll.After all, Esther was a young orphan girl living in Shushan, the capital city of Persia, minding her own business when her uncle informed her that she w…

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When New York cardiologist, Dr. Aaron Gindea read the entire Torah portion of Beshalach at the Kibo Hut on Mount Kilimanjaro, he may have broken the record for reading from a Torah scroll at the highest recorded altitude—4,700 meters (15420 feet). But Gindea did not come to Tanzania to break…

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As the death toll and emergency measures increase daily, Jewish communities in cities across China joined the population at large in the struggle to protect themselves against the new deadly coronavirus and cope with the extreme precautions being taken to guard against the spread of the flu-…

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Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin and the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial and museum are hosting the Fifth World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem on Thursday. This year’s event, titled, “Remembering the Holocaust: Fighting Antisemitism,” commemorates 75 years since the 1945 liberation of the Auschw…

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The same week that the American Jewish Committee released the results of a survey on American anti-Semitism, the subject’s foremost expert, scholar Deborah Lipstadt, traveled to the nation’s capital to talk about the subject at Washington Hebrew Congregation, where, just days before, a secur…

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Israeli and U.S. officials warned in a meeting with European lawmakers on Wednesday of a rise in hate crimes against Jews in Western Europe, and urged the European Union to cut funding to organizations supporting the international boycott of Israel, providing a report detailing the ties betw…

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