Archives for March 2020
Should We Be Shopping for Passover or the Pandemic?
More concerning than the pantry is what coronavirus will do to the seder. The pandemic may alter Passover tradition, we’ll still find a way to feast.
Jewish College Students Are Uniting in Zoom University Hillel
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced nearly every college to transition to online courses and, in most cases, move students out of their dorms.
Some Orthodox Rabbis in Israel Approve Virtual Seders
The rabbis compared the use of the technology for the seder to the permission to provide life-saving treatment on Shabbat.
‘Rise and Kill First,’ Israel’s Secret Assassination Program
From drone strikes to cellphone bombs, Israeli journalist Ronen Bergman uncovers the history of Israel's targeted assassinations in a riveting, no-holds barred account.
Being the Child of Survivors Prepared Me for This Pandemic
This pandemic is my first realistic encounter with the hyper-wariness my parents harbored and I long struggled to squelch inside me.