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Purim shiur for ‘young professionals’- Ivrit

Purim shiur for ‘young professionals’- Ivrit

By February 25, 2020 Read More →
WATCH: 100,000 duck troops protect China border – Corona??

WATCH: 100,000 duck troops protect China border – Corona??

This bizarre footage shows a legion of “duck troops” that have been deployed in China to fight a swarm of locusts head-on. The plague of locusts which has wreaked havoc across east Africa has now reached China’s Xinjiang border in the far west of the country, where it meets Pakistan and India. Pakistan declared a […]

By February 25, 2020 Read More →
Coronavirus-Chief Rabbi ruling: “Forbidden to attend synagogue”

Coronavirus-Chief Rabbi ruling: “Forbidden to attend synagogue”

Following the Motzei Shabbos report about members of a group of South Korean tourists who were diagnosed with the coronavirus on their return home from a tour of Israel and hundreds of Israelis who were instructed to self-quarantine, Kikar H’Shabbos asked Chief Rabbi of Israel, Harav Dovid Lau, about the halachic aspects of self-quarantine. Rav […]

By February 25, 2020 Read More →
Coronavirus racism: 74 Jewish groups protest

Coronavirus racism: 74 Jewish groups protest

Seventy-four Jewish groups have expressed solidarity with Chinese Americans amid the coronavirus outbreak, saying in a letter that they are “concerned about rising xenophobia aimed at Chinese people in this country and abroad.” On Friday, the groups sent the letter with those sentiments in English and simplified Chinese to hundreds of Asian-American leaders and organizations, […]

By February 25, 2020 Read More →
Baby Mazal Tov!

Baby Mazal Tov!

Big Mazal Tov to Shaena and Ari Abramowitz on the birth of a girl. Send me your good news to post on IsraelB!

By February 25, 2020 Read More →
Italian Jewish community paralyzed- Coronavirus

Italian Jewish community paralyzed- Coronavirus

 The institutions of the Jewish community of Milan are in lockdown, along with other faith communities and others, following the discovery of coronavirus cases in the Italian city. “Schools are out, including ours,” Claudia Bagnarelli, a founder of Milan’s Jewish school, which has 500 students, told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. “There are no synagogue services, […]

By February 24, 2020 Read More →
Good news galore

Good news galore

Plenty of Mazal Tovs: Rabbi and Rebbetzen Kimche on birth of a grandson. Leah Zakh Aharoni and her husband on the birth of a granddaughter. Aliza and Gideon Black on the birth of a boy. Anders BenTzion on his 43rd birthday.

By February 24, 2020 Read More →
Second Israeli in Israel – coronavirus

Second Israeli in Israel – coronavirus

A second Israeli who returned to Israel on Friday from the Diamond Princess cruise ship has tested positive Sunday for the virus, according to Sheba Medical Center. The individual is in isolation at the hospital. The medical center said that the individual did not contract the virus in Israel. The news comes as hundreds of […]

By February 24, 2020 Read More →
UPDATES: Jerusalem, Tel Aviv marathon – coronavirus

UPDATES: Jerusalem, Tel Aviv marathon – coronavirus

The Tel Aviv municipality on Sunday said it would not allow athletes from abroad to participate in the city’s marathon on Friday over fears of a coronavirus outbreak at the event. The municipality said in a statement that the 40,000 local runners who have signed up will be allowed to take part in Friday’s contest, […]

By February 24, 2020 Read More →
Belgian PM: Jewish caricatures at Aalst carnival ‘damage’ country

Belgian PM: Jewish caricatures at Aalst carnival ‘damage’ country

Belgium’s prime minister said that some caricatures of Jews at the annual Aalst parade “damage” the country’s values and reputation. In a statement Sunday, Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes, who is Jewish, did not say which caricatures she took issue with at the Aalst Carnival, which is held each year in this city 10 miles west […]

By February 24, 2020 Read More →

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