Keyword: COVID-19
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When Passover last year became the first Jewish holiday to take place since the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a global pandemic, Jews the world over struggled with novel … more
We had just heard about this new virus that originated in Wuhan, China. Globally, cases were few. In the U.S., it seemed to be centered in Washington state. But health experts were starting to talk … more
As I wrote this in December, the first COVID-19 vaccine had just been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, and a second one wasn’t far behind. Although they won’t be ready for … more
“Be sure to follow the behaviors which the wise doctors prescribe, for walking in the light of their words is also our religious duty, thus upholding life in this physical world to be good and do good (l’tov u’lemeitiv).” (Rabbi Yisrael Salanter, Ohr Yisrael, Letter 22).  more
PROVIDENCE – Rabbi Dr. Aaron Glatt, an infectious diseases doctor from New York, is asking the Jewish community to be a role model for the rest of the country by following … more
What can I say about the last few months that hasn’t already been said? I think all I can do, as a columnist for Jewish Rhode Island, is to share my personal experiences as a Rhode Islander … more
How is your congregation celebrating the High Holy Days this year? Jewish Rhode Island wants to know. Please send information, including contact email and phone number, to editor@jewishallianceri.org by Aug. 28, 2020. more
JERUSALEM (JTA) – Israel’s Health Ministry is considering ordering Israelis to limit their Rosh Hashanah celebrations to only their nuclear families, an Israeli newspaper is … more
Applications for service, study and internship programs in Israel have been rising during the past couple of months as people consider their options during the pandemic. more
Nurturing and honoring ourselves can be especially challenging during this time of COVID-19. To help cope with the current roller-coaster ride of the pandemic, the economy, race issues, politics … more
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