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Global COVID-19 death toll tops 2 million

So far in 2021, deaths have averaged over 11,900 per day or one life lost every eight seconds, according to a Reuters tally.

By REUTERS
15/01/2021
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Man arrested after swastikas spray-painted on doors of Montreal synagogue

The synagogue is known internationally for nurturing, and burying, the legendary singer and poet Leonard Cohen.

By DAVID LAZARUS/JTA
15/01/2021

Your COVID-19 Mortgage Debt Relief and Housing Assistance Options

If you are currently facing a temporary period of financing uncertainty, a COVID-19 mortgage forbearance may be the best option to consider.

05/01/2021
EMS WORKERS bring a patient to Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York City, last month. (Br

Coronavirus: Get your head out of the sand - opinion

Willful disregard for reality doesn't change the truth.

The green way to recover from COVID-19

Experts in economics, policy and environmental fields have presented a detailed plan designed to rescue the Israeli economy from the hardships brought on by coronavirus.

By RACHEL WACKS/ ZAVIT – SCIENCE ENVIRONMENT NEWS AGENCY
18/01/2021
An empty street is seen in Manhattan borough during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in

WHO warns against worse pandemics to come, urges preparedness

WHO had just identified the first few cases of coronavirus in Wuhan, China around this time last year, marking a year since the viral spread took control.

An empty street is seen in Manhattan borough during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in

Fleeing New Yorkers cost the city an estimated $34 billion

In the longer run, the changing demographics could lead to more affordable brands taking the place of higher-end stores, the researchers noted.

By REUTERS
15/12/2020
A beggar sits and asks for money amid the coronavirus crisis, Jerusalem, 2020

Thousands of Israelis pushed into poverty amid COVID-19 pandemic - report

Compared to the year before, some 268,000 new households - around 3% of the population - were pushed into poverty.

An amulet to cure a pandemic

The image of a great Jewish law jurist, a paragon of scholarly Talmudic learning, doling out mystical amulets was difficult for some minds to grasp.

By LEVI COOPER
06/12/2020
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Ryan Pownall Shares 5 Insights to Help Entrepreneurs Flourish Amid the Pandemic

COVID-19 hasn't just been an attack on our health; it's been an attack on our economies.

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