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BuzzFeed’s Tasty Becomes Official Sponsor of Star-Studded “Night of 1,000 Jewish Stars” Clubhouse Passover Seder

BuzzFeed’s Tasty announced they will be the official sponsor of the first-ever Clubhouse Passover Seder this coming Sunday, March 28th. The all-inclusive, diverse “Night...

Homeless Not Toothless Celebrate 10000 Days

Since its inception in 1992, Homeless Not Toothless’ mission has been to empower; raising the pride and dignity of the underserved through quality dental...

Elon Gold’s New Talk Show Reels in A-list Guests, Tackles Important Topics

“I’m a guy who doesn’t have a network behind him, but I still get A-listers on,” says Gold.

Newsom Says State Is a ‘Few Weeks Away’ From Easing Shelter-in-Place Restrictions, Chides Beachgoers

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) said in an April 27 press briefing that the state’s indefinite shelter-in-place order could start to be lifted in...

False Rumors About Owners Having COVID-19 Could Shut Down Family-Owned Kosher Restaurant

The owners of Kosher Restaurant Kabob by Faraj received a phone call from a concerned customer two weeks ago who wanted to check up...

Hamas Leader Threatens to ‘Stop the Breathing of 6 Million Israelis’ If Gaza Doesn’t Get Ventilators

Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar threatened to kill millions of Israelis if the Gaza Strip doesn’t receive ventilators to combat the coronavirus. The Times of Israel...

An Unwanted Symptom of the Coronavirus Crisis in France: Anti-Semitic Conspiracy Theories

(JTA) — Anti-Semitism has plagued French society for centuries, flaring up in times of crisis — especially during epidemics. In the 14th century, for instance,...

Coronavirus is Dismantling the Ultra-Orthodox Model

A map of the coronavirus cases in Israel indicates it’s spreading rapidly in the city of Bnei Brak, an ultra-Orthodox enclave in which, doctors...

Empire Kosher Closes Chicken Processing Plant for 2 Weeks After Employees Test Positive for the Coronavirus

(JTA) — Empire Kosher closed its processing plant in Pennsylvania after two employees tested positive for the coronavirus. But chickens are expected to be available...

Where is God During This Pandemic?

The Coronavirus has once more confronted us with the absence of God in modern times. This absence is often seen as the cause for...

Pakistan Court Overturns Conviction in Daniel Pearl Murder Case

An appeals court in Karachi, Pakistan, has overturned the murder conviction of the man sentenced to death for masterminding the kidnapping and beheading...

It’s In Israelis’ DNA to Battle the Coronavirus

Many years ago, some Israelis were among a group of backpackers abducted by terrorists in Asia. I forgot what country this occurred in, but...

Swastikas Found on Maryland Synagogue

Swastikas and other slurs were found spray-painted on a Maryland synagogue on the morning of March 28. The Washington Jewish Week reported that the vandalism...

Adelson Says He Will Continue to Pay Employees During Shutdown and Urges Other Employers to Do So

Jewish philanthropist and GOP megadonor Sheldon Adelson wrote in an April 1 New York Post op-ed that he will continue to pay all of...

Anti-Semitism and Israel Advocacy Matters Even More During Coronavirus

There’s no doubt that anti-Semites and Israel detractors haven’t gone away simply because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Like the coronavirus, they, too, have mutated...

‘On the Map’ Free Online Screening and Q&A This Sunday

The documentary “On the Map” tells the story of the underdog Israeli basketball team’s triumphant victory at the European championship in 1977. Set against...

Israeli Health Minister Yaakov Litzman Tests Positive for Coronavirus, Sending Netanyahu Back to Quarantine

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s Health Minister Yaakov Litzman has been diagnosed with the coronavirus. The announcement that Litzman and his wife tested positive for the...

Pakistan Court Overturns Murder Conviction of Daniel Pearl’s Kidnapper, Will Free in Days

(JTA) — A court in Pakistan has overturned the murder conviction and death sentence of Jewish-American journalist Daniel Pearl’s killer, who is expected to...

Medical Device Company’s Israel Division to Provide Ventilator Blueprints for Free

The Israel division of the medical device company Medtronic will provide the blueprints for its ventilators for free to companies seeking to manufacture them. Yaron...

Adam Schlesinger, Songwriter for ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,’ Fountains of Wayne, Dies Due to COVID-19 Complications

Adam Schlesinger, one of the lead songwriters of Fountains of Wayne and the musical series “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” died April 1 due to complications from...

Israeli Coronavirus Vaccine in ‘Final Stages’ of Development, Report Says

An Israeli vaccine for the coronavirus is currently in the “final stages” of development, according to The Jerusalem Post. Dr. Chen Katz, who heads the...

4 Israelis Arrested in Riots Over Police Fining Man Suspected of Violating Quarantine

Four Israelis were arrested in April 1 riots in Jaffa over police fining a man suspected of violating the state-enforced quarantine. According to The Times...

Nazi-looted Picasso Drawing to Be Returned to German-Jew

The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., will return a drawing by Pablo Picasso to the heirs of a German-Jewish banker who sold...

George Soros Donates $1.1 million in Coronavirus Aid

(JTA) — Jewish billionaire philanthropist George Soros, who was targeted by the Hungarian government in what some called an anti-Semitic campaign, has donated $1.1...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Keeps Working Out at Supreme Court Gym Despite Pandemic

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is working out at the high court’s private gym, with precautions, during the pandemic, her trainer said. “Everybody’s been...

Outsiders ‘Zoombomb’ Yeshiva University President With Anti-Semitic Material During Speech

Outsiders disrupted Yeshiva University President Ari Berman’s March 31 speech to the student body on the video conference platform Zoom with anti-Semitic material. According to...

Mikvah-Peeping Rabbi Barry Freundel Is Cleared To Leave Prison Immediately

Rabbi Barry Freundel, a once-prominent Modern Orthodox rabbi in Washington, D.C., who was convicted for secretly videotaping women in his synagogue’s mikvah, is set...

Larry David’s Coronavirus Advice: ‘Go Home! Watch TV!’

“Curb Your Enthusiasm” viewers know that Larry David isn’t afraid to say what he thinks. This week, he had a few choice words for...

Israel’s Defense Establishment Is Manufacturing Ventilators

Israel’s defense establishment has stopped making missiles and started manufacturing ventilators. The assembly line building the Ventway Sparrow ventilator model was set up by the...

Israeli Research Institute Begins Testing Coronavirus Vaccine on Rodents, Report Says

The Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR) reportedly has started testing a prototype of a coronavirus vaccine on rodents. Reuters reported on March 31 that...

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