Sunday, July 12, 2020


Peter Fox


How Coronavirus Hit New York’s Orthodox Jews

The rampant spread of COVID-19 continues to skyrocket, and nowhere in the U.S. has been more affected than New York, the state with the...

Coronavirus Continues to Spread on the East Coast

Over the past few weeks, the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has swept through the United States at an astonishing rate. Nowhere in the country has...

Yeshiva University Hosts Community-Wide Conference Call Over Coronavirus Concerns

The coronavirus epidemic spread to New York this past week, with members of the Orthodox Jewish community being among the first to test positive....

Broadway Producer Richie Jackson Discusses His Memoir ‘Gay Like Me’

During Passover in 1983, Richie Jackson, then 18, was confronted by his mother, who asked, “When are you gonna tell me you’re gay?” In revealing...

Cystic Fibrosis and the Ashkenazi Jewish Connection

When California native Stacy Carmona was 10 years old, her 12-year-old best friend died from cystic fibrosis (CF). CF is a rare, life-threatening genetic...

A New Pro-Israel Democratic Group Looks to Reduce the Political Partisan Divide

If you’ve paid attention to the state of politics over the past few years —or even the past few weeks — you might have...

Jewish Women Bring Lawsuit Against Charlottesville Neo-Nazis

On the night of Aug. 11, 2017, hundreds of white supremacists descended on the streets of Charlottesville, Va., for a torchlit rally at the...

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Eagles Announce DeSean Jackson Will Be Disciplined but Will Remain on Team

The Philadelphia Eagles announced on July 10 that wide receiver DeSean Jackson will be disciplined over his social media posts but will remain on...

‘Free Palestine’ Spray-Painted on University of Wisconsin Hillel

Out of 44,411 students at the university, 5,200 of them are Jewish.

‘Spanish Schindler,’ Who Reportedly Saved Over 5,000 Jews During WWII, Finally Gets Tribute

“He never expected recognition or thought he had to have it.”

New York City’s Flagship Jcc Cuts 35% of Jobs as Pandemic Layoffs Continue

“They are vital to the core mission of the JCC,”

Israel Outlaws Solicitation of Prostitution

LGBTQ and women’s rights groups had sought to delay the law’s implementation.