Social distancing

Modern Judaism.
1,000 attend Yom Kippur service at minor league ballpark in New Jersey

The worshippers were able to sit socially distanced but also see each other, according to the report. “It’s one of the most meaningful things we’ve ever been a part of.”

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
30/09/2020
Protesters demonstrate outside the prime minister's residence in Balfour.
Watch: Virtual 'Balfour protest' draws over half a million online viewers

During Israel's first coronavirus lockdown in March, six months ago this week, Darkenu organized their first virtual protest, which was attended by nearly 830,000 people.

Amid coronavirus, Israelis flaunt all sensible health restrictions

Lives are being lost to COVID-19 as the rules of quarantine and social distancing are being widely ignored

NY man threatens to shoot up yeshiva summer camp over social distancing

The complaint was directed at the Yeshiva Ketana of Long Island's children's day camp, to which Pelle lives next to.

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Social distancing in animals sheds light on its true efficiency

Animals deploy various cues to indicate the need for social distancing after identifying sick individuals, some rather complex.

Willingness to comply with social distance relies on working memory

Decision-making processes are easier for people with higher working memory capacity, potentially leading to an increased willingness to comply with social distancing.

09/08/2020
COVID-19: US prosecutor refused to sign letter blasting de Blasio

"The message to the public from New York City’s government appears to favor certain secular gatherings and disfavor religious gatherings," the June 19 letter said.

By REUTERS
23/06/2020
Commissioner of Health for New York State Howard Zucker, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York
Orthodox Jews sue de Blasio, Cuomo for discrimination over lockdown rules

The plaintiffs, along with two Catholic priests, accused the officials of "blatant double standards" in their enforcement of social distancing orders.

Coronavirus: Social distancing linked to psychiatric disorders in seniors

The study, published in the American Journal of Geriatic Psychiatry, linked social distancing and isolation with elevated anxiety, depression and even trauma in older adults.

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