March 28, 2020

JJ Editor's Picks

Pandemic Times Episode 10: Is there a spiritual component to the crisis?

New David Suissa Podcast Every Morning at 11am. Salvador Litvak, founder of Accidental Talmudist, joins me to share his words of wisdom on dealing with this crisis....

Israel Goes for Unity, Blue and White is No More

1.  Benny Gantz made his decision. Under the current circumstances it would be irresponsible to send Israel to a fourth election. His Blue and White...

No Shul, No Problem: Synagogues Navigate Coronavirus

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, jewitathome.com is just one collaborative online community that has helped Jews connect and engage now that all communal gatherings...

Missouri Man Who Allegedly Planned to Bomb Hospital Said Jews Were Behind Coronavirus

A Missouri man who was planning to use a car bomb at a local medical facility died in a confrontation with FBI agents during an...

Jesse Eisenberg Is Jewish Hero Marcel Marceau in ‘Resistance’

Most people know French actor Marcel Marceau as the most famous and perhaps greatest mime of all time, but few are aware that he was...

How Different Will This Night Be: 10 Tips for Your Virtual Seder

The greatest gathering of the Jewish year is nearly upon us and this year, the Passover seder will be celebrated like no other. Mah nishtanah ha-leila...

Rabbis Grapple with Funerals and Sitting Shivah During COVID-19

Update: This article has been updated following the Los Angeles County Department of Health's more stringent rules announced the night of March 21. Under  previous...

I Get By With a Little Charoset From My Friends

This year for Passover, I’m thrilled to share some traditional recipes from an Israeli friend, Hedva Amrani, which we’ll include at our seder. Amrani is...

4 Sephardic Recipes for ‘Safer at Home’ Passover Seder

Passover is one of the most cherished dates of the Jewish calendar. It is a celebration of our redemption from slavery in Egypt to freedom...

Disability Rights Are Now Life Or Death

I am a proud Jew. I am also a 38-year-old quadriplegic with asthma. Millions of Americans – myself included – are at high risk from...