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Everybody Counts – a poem for Torah Portion Bamidbar

This was the children… the firstborn of Israel, …all who were fit to go out to the army. It’s a census year and I’ve already...

Make Your Quarantine More Marvelous with the Help of ‘Mrs. Maisel’

If you’re tired of baking sourdough bread and have finished streaming the latest offerings during quarantine, why not live vicariously through the characters of...

Interfaith Communal Living Project Finds New Ways to Co-Exist Under Quarantine

Multifaith relationships literally saved Mohammed Al Samawi, helping him escape from Yemen’s civil war to safety in the United States in 2015. The interfaith...

Why Jewish Preschool Being Closed Hurts Twice

Moments before I strapped two cranky toddlers into their car seats at 4:30 p.m. on a Monday afternoon and drove towards our nursery school...

Feeling Our Way with Cantor Emma Lutz

Shabbat Shalom. As we have all been #SafeAtHome during COVID-19, the clergy of Stephen Wise Temple have been sharing a daily dose...

As Seniors Isolate, Documentary Series Shares Their Wit and Wisdom

Seniors have been hard-hit by the coronavirus, and those who remain healthy are nonetheless suffering socially and emotionally while sheltering in place. Now, two...

Reboot Launches Quarantine Podcasts With a Jewish Slant

Jewish arts and culture nonprofit Reboot has launched several new digital programs, including a pair of thought-provoking podcasts focusing on Jewish life during COVID-19. Emmy...

Seven Day Quarantines Were So Quaint – a poem for Torah Portion Tazria-Metzora

the kohen shall quarantine him for seven days. I’ve been at home for five weeks mostly sitting in this same office chair. My exercise consists of long...

Thoughts from the Bakery: Shelter-in-Place Perspectives from a Small Business Owner

Hi. My name is Dan. And I'm the owner of Bibi’s Bakery and Cafe and The Kosher Cookie Company. I shared a few posts...

The Timetable for Ending the Quarantine

A Harvard white paper from the Safra Center for Ethics reminds us that the Italian word quarantine refers to 40 days. The social distancing stay-at-home orders, the...

Adam Sandler Salutes Doctors and Nurses in ‘Quarantine Song’

“Doctors and nurses will save us from this mess if we get them the supplies that they need. And I hope they save us soon ‘cause I’m really, really sick of my family.”

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...

I’m Not Cut Out for Family Quarantine

“How did you do it?” I asked my mother a few days after our kids’ schools closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Do what?” she responded. “How...

Quarantine Crafts: Stamping With Toilet Paper Tubes

Now that we’re all self-isolating in our homes with cases of toilet paper, two questions come to mind: One, how are we going to...

Coronavirus Storytime: Josh Gad Reads Children’s Books on Twitter

Josh Gad, whose voice is known to millions of kids as the voice of Olaf the snowman in “Frozen,” has given parents a break...

A Virus is Uniting Us, Whether We Like it or Not

I read in The New York Times this week that Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that two thirds of the German population could end up...

Coronavirus Test: Trusting the Politician You Distrust

A lot remains unknown about the coronavirus, but like all diseases, it has no political preference. It doesn’t afflict President Donald Trump’s supporters or...

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Jewish Federation Releases Statement in Support of Black Community

As Shavuot and Shabbat come to a close, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles released a statement of solidarity with the Black community...

Los Angeles Synagogue Vandalized With ‘Free Palestine,’ ‘F— Israel’ Graffiti

A synagogue in the Fairfax district of Los Angeles was vandalized on May 30 with graffiti stating “free Palestine" and “f--- Israel.” Lisa Daftari, founder...

The Grove Looted, Set on Fire During Protests

After footage of George Floyd's death in police custody in Minneapolis, Minnesota went viral on May 25,  protesters took to the streets around the...

Following Protests, Mayor Eric Garcetti Orders Overnight Curfew in Los Angeles

Following nationwide protests  — including in Los Angeles — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced an 8 p.m. curfew across the city on May...

FCC Chair Asks Why Ayatollah Khamenei’s Tweets Don’t Violate Twitter Guidelines

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai asked Twitter in a tweet why Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s tweets against Israel don’t violate Twitter’s guidelines. Pai highlighted an...
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