“This week the underground yeshivas became the norm, and many have stopped the phone lessons.”
"I can’t stress how dangerous this is for our young people,” NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio wrote following the incident.
According to a new study by Prof. Ayal Kimhi, two to three factors can explain the gaps in infection between municipalities.
The rabbis also appealed to mothers and called on them to dedicate a room in the home so that their sons could study appropriately.
Students, parents and staff of the Magen David Yeshivah in Brooklyn had rented 621 rooms for about 1,200 guests for the April program at the Eden Roc hotel.
The health minister’s legal adviser sent a letter on Wednesday underlining that all ultra-Orthodox educational institutions, many of which have remained open despite the coronavirus, must be closed.
Yeshivas and seminaries have been affected by the restrictive measures announced by the Israeli authorities against the spread of the coronavirus, some deciding to send the students back home.
The most senior ultra-Orthodox rabbis ruled on Sunday night to keep schools open, but to reduce class sizes, increase distance between pupils in accordance with Health Ministry directives
Chief Rabbi Yosef says prayer services of up to 15 people permissible
Rabbi Singer urged that anyone who had been in contact with him for more than 15 minutes in a space less than 2 meters must go into isolation and report it to the Ministry of Health.