IfNotNow Demands Israel Let Gazans In to Relieve Coronavirus ‘Catastrophe’

There isn't even one singular word of sympathy for their fellow Jews in Israel who are engaged in a battle for their lives even as we speak – nothing.

Evangelical Leader Cardoza-Moore: COVID-19 Not Punishment for Jews for Rejecting Jesus

“Rick Wiles professes to be an Evangelical Christian Pastor, but he never quotes scriptures."

Rabbi Josef Neumann Who Was Stabbed on Chanukah in Monsey Dead at 72

The charges against his assailant are expected to be elevated to murder in the 2nd degree.

Tzohar Rabbis Advocate Halachic Sale of New Utensils for Pesach Under Shadow of COVID-19

The sale remains in place until conditions allow for people to go to the mikvah.

Israel’s Social Welfare Department Drafts Colel Chabad for Emergency Effort

The Israeli government tasked Colel Chabad with providing Passover food security for 30,000 households affected by the Coronavirus economic crisis.

Bibi’s Haredi Adviser Infected; PM Self-Isolating; Prof. Levitt Explains his ‘I’ll Be Surprised If...

With all his fame and success, Prof. Levitt did not learn one simple lesson: never share your astute views of reality with the masses. They won't get it.

Kfar Chabad Moves to Complete Lockdown After Coronavirus Spreads in Village

Israel Police will enforce the lockdown and track violations of these restrictions.

Israel Mulling Bnei Brak Quarantine after Police Report Difficulty Enforcing Lockdown

Infections in Bnei Brak are increasing eightfold every three days, compared to the twofold national average.

Liberman’s Finance Chairman Plans to Dry Up Haredi Budgets

Meanwhile, finance committee from the Likud, Shas and UTJ boycotted Wednesday's committee meeting, and may also boycott the meeting Forer has called for Thursday morning.

UK Will Not Burn Bodies of Jewish Corona Victims After Outcry By Jewish Community

A clause was included in a Parliamentary bill, allowing for families of the deceased to oppose cremation out of religious reasons.

Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron Closed Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

It’s not yet clear how officials will handle the issue of closure with the Islamic prayer times at the site.

Virtually Every Pesach Program Now Closed

Pesach programs are now taking calls from customers who want a refund, and getting one is not always simple.

Sephardi Rabbis Under Fire for Allowing Zoom Video Seders with Isolated Elderly

Obviously, now it's time for Rabbi Pearl's people at Zomet to come up with a gramma version of Zoom.

Rabbis Call for Half-Day Fast Wed. March 25 on COVID-19

“According to Rabbi Yehoshua, the world was created in Nissan, so Wednesday would be Erev Rosh Hashana, a time for extra prayer.”

NY UJA-Federation Giving $23 Million in Grants & Loans to COVID-19 Affected New Yorkers

UJA is making $250,000 available for Passover meals to-go that will be distributed to those who are newly isolated or quarantined.

Results Are In: American Orthodox/Rightwing Jewry Win Big in the World Zionist Congress

There has been a shift towards the right and Orthodox Jewry that requires a new understanding of who really represents "American Jews."

FBI: Neo-Nazis on Mission to Spread Coronavirus to Jews, Police

The FBI’s New York office reported that "members of extremist groups are encouraging one another to spread the virus, if contracted, through bodily fluids and personal interactions."

65 Chabadniks Came Home from 770 with Coronavirus

The health ministry continues to discuss tightening movement restrictions on the Israeli public, and one of the options being considered is to instruct all adults over 60 not to leave their homes at all.

NYPD Warns Crown Heights Residents ‘There Will Be Arrests’ If They Gather

"These individuals can be infected and can be passing along the illness to many other members of the community. People can die because of their actions."

Satmar Rebbe Diagnosed with COVID-19 Coronavirus

The Rebbe called on his Chassidim to set times for Torah study and to increase their study of Torah in response to the news.

Friday Afternoon Lecha Dodi @ 5pm

Tonight at candle lighting time, Jews in Israel and around the world will go out to their gardens, porches, and windows to sing Lecha Dodi and Shalom Aleichem together.

Rabbi Riskin Shuts Down All Minyanim in Efrat

Rabbi Riskin also ruled that someone who has been tested for Coronavirus must leave their phone on during Shabbat in case they get the results back.

Mazel Tov: Israelis Find Safer Ways to Marry and Help Their Fellow Citizens

Forgoing rent, free venues for ad-hoc weddings, free babysitting, food donations, and more. Israelis are finding ways to help one another through this crisis.

Officials Alarmed at Spike of Coronavirus in Brooklyn’s Hasidic Communities

On Wednesday, Haredi reporter Jacob Kornbluh tweeted the video of an outdoor Orthodox wedding with "many participants in a cramped backyard."

Having Lost Arizona, Florida and Illinois, Sanders Reassessing Next Move

Reassess or not, this campaign is all Joe Biden, which may not turn out to be such a good thing for the Democrats

Health Ministry Reverses Guidelines to Permit Cleansing the Coronavirus Dead

The new guidelines determine that “before being buried, the body must be enclosed in a double wrap of impermeable plastic bags, and only then be brought to burial."

IFCJ Create $5 M. Fund to Help Elderly in Israel Amid Corona Crisis

This fund will primarily support elderly Israelis, some of whom are Holocaust survivors, with packages of food and other essential items.

Chief Rabbi of Tsfat Excited After Pope Calls to Observe Jewish-Style Sabbath

Rabbi Eliyahu quipped that the Pope would soon endorse building a Jewish Temple on the Temple Mount.

Many Israelis Needlessly Postpone their Infants’ Bris Milahs over Coronavirus Fears

"Contrary to the usual practice of letting the sandak be the family's eldest or a beloved elderly man, now the sandak must be a man under fifty."


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