Coronavirus spread

Attorney at center of New Rochelle coronavirus outbreak released

Garbuz was directly connected to 37 other confirmed cases of coronavirus in New York, including his wife, two of their children and a neighbor.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
31/03/2020
"Blue Box", charity (tzedakah) box of the Jewish National Fund, model 2006
Philanthropy in time of the global coronavirus pandemic – opinion

All over the world, people are losing their jobs, and this will affect the global economy. But most of all it will hurt those who are already in a position of few opportunities.

By BOAZ OZERY
30/03/2020
IDFWO’s “Otzma Quarantine Camp”
How to cope with the stress associated with the coronavirus

Even if one is aware of the alternative outcomes, it is hard to predict what will eventually occur to the individual.

By MENI KOSLOWSKY
30/03/2020
Satmar Hasidic Jews await the arrival of Grand Rabbi Aaron Teitelbaum at a mass gathering in the Bro
Between mourning and solidarity, Jewish communities battle the virus

Data on the religious identity of those infected or deceased usually does not exist and even Jewish institutions themselves often do not have accurate information.

Passengers, including Russian citizens, who are evacuated by train to Russia after Ukrainian authori
Post-corona world order: What was, is not what will be

The coronavirus is likely to be remembered as just such an event, changing our lives in a myriad ways

30/03/2020
Former NBA star Stephon Marbury brokering deal to ship masks to New York

Marbury, who was born on New York's Coney Island, said he wanted to help his home city solve its reported shortage of masks.

By REUTERS
30/03/2020
Britain orders 10,000 ventilators from F1, aerospace consortium

A total of 1,228 people have died in the United Kingdom from coronavirus, as of 1700 GMT on Saturday.

By REUTERS
30/03/2020
Workers construct what is believed to be a makeshift morgue behind a NYC hospital
Daniel Azulay, Brazilian artist and educator, dies of coronavirus at 72

Daniel Azulay, one of Brazil’s most prominent children’s artists and educators, died March 27 at 72 in Rio de Janeiro. Azulay was being treated for leukemia when he contracted the coronavirus.

By MARCUS GILBAN/JTA
30/03/2020
Conservative Pastor: Coronavirus in shuls is divine punishment

Rick Wiles, the Florida pastor who claimed that the effort to impeach President Trump was a “Jew coup,” said the spread of coronavirus in synagogues is a punishment of the Jewish people.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
01/04/2020
It is time to end this misguided social experiment, get back to work!

We are not denying that there is great merit to social distancing. However, the mandatory aspects of this grand social experiment must be immediately abolished across the world.

By ROBERT M. SAUER , DONALD S. SIEGEL
29/03/2020
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