coronavirus outbreak

William Helmreich, famous sociologist of US Jewry, dies of coronavirus

Helmreich, 74, an academic with eclectic interests whose areas of expertise ranged from race relations to urban life to Orthodox Jewry.

By URIEL HEILMAN/JTA
31/03/2020
Kibbutzim: Socialist communities in the age of social distancing

The consequences for agriculture and tourism impact all of Israel.

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
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
Scotland hopes to avoid the worst of coronavirus – opinion

If you don’t work in the health or care sector, it’s just this invisible threat.

By TIM KNOWLES
30/03/2020
Beating coronavirus together, city by city – opinion

This global uncertainty affects us all. People around the world are looking for an anchor to give them security and stability. This role can, and must, be filled by local mayors and municipal leaders

30/03/2020
A poster with a portrait of Chinese President Xi Jinping is displayed along a street in Shanghai, Ch
China’s people of faith: Canaries in Xi Jinping’s coal mine

Thanks to the coronavirus, a sickened world is taking a second look at China’s extreme despotism, typified by its policies on religious freedom.

This is the time for conscientious leadership – opinion

Here are some suggestions to help minimize potential negative effects from our current situation.

By NETA VIZEL
30/03/2020
Schoolchildren stand in the doorway and watch as ultra-Orthodox Jews prepare matza in Bnei Brak near
Efforts to remove sick from Bnei Brak intensify

Government, police increase efforts to stop spread of coronavirus in ultra-Orthodox sector

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
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