Monday, September 21, 2020


Deborah Fletcher Blum


No Excuses, Wear a Face Mask

Wearing masks is crucial for public safety, especially as we reopen our economy.

What Mulan Can Teach Us About This Pandemic

As I drove home from dropping my teenage daughter at her school bus stop on Sunset Boulevard early one morning, large billboards loomed above...

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New York Will Erect Statue in Brooklyn to Honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg

"This statue will serve as a physical reminder of her many contributions to the America," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.

ECOSOC Resolution Cites Israel’s Perceived Human Rights Violations’ Impact on Palestinian Women, Girls

The resolution expressed "grave concern about the continuing systematic violation of the human rights of the Palestinian people by Israel."

Remembering the Life and Work of the Woman who Championed Women’s Rights: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

"Our Nation has lost a jurist of historic stature. We at the Supreme Court have lost a cherished colleague.”

Israelis Brace for High Holy Days in Shadow of Second Lockdown

The Ministry of Health says 5,238 new cases have been confirmed between Thursday and Friday, setting yet another negative record. Restriction on movement is somewhat relaxed from 500 yards from one's home to 1,000 yards.

A Tale of Two High HolY Days: Why Orthodox Jews Are Going to Synagogue While Everyone Else Is on Zoom

(JTA) – At the Jewish Center on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, this year’s High Holy Days will be anything but normal. With eight services happening...