Some initially ranked Israel’s handling of the crisis as among the best in the world, but then it went to being described as a debacle handled as badly as the 1973 Yom Kippur War.
The wedding made local news as the latest in a series of events in Orthodox communities that have defied public health guidance and local ordinances.
Creative solutions for civil marriage during the current crisis such as weddings in foreign embassies and on boats in international waters have been proposed to alleviate the crisis
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says New York City should do ‘robust investigation’ of incident and ‘bring the full consequence of legal action to bear.’
According to video obtained, there were thousands of men seated within the bleachers of the 7,000 person capacity synagogue, singing and dancing into the night.
Points of Contact is a closed Facebook group of more than 560 volunteer matchmakers (called Point People) working primarily on behalf of marriage-minded religious Anglo-Israelis.
Mazel tovs rung out over the dunes of Dubai.
Can they hold their wedding outdoors at the hospital at Hadassah, Ein Kerem, so that the groom’s father can be there?
“It’s been an issue that has really had a lot of movement within the Jewish community and the Orthodox community. In the progressive Orthodox world there’s a lot of receptivity.”
"We all teared up when the groom waved excitedly to his father from the area [where the chupa was]," said the coronavirus ward's head nurse.