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Friday, March 27, 2020 6:58 pm

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News

  • Cuomo: In NY, love wins and New Yorkers are united

    By jwadmin on March 24, 2020
    Earlier, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo reminded New Yorkers that in New York love wins and that New Yorkers will get through the COVID-19 pandemic because we are united.
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  • 100 people test positive for coronavirus in Borough Park

    By jwadmin on March 23, 2020
    By  BEN SALES NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – At least 100 people have tested positive for the new coronavirus in Borough Park, a Chasidic neighborhood in Brooklyn. The Jewish Telegraphic Agency confirmed the number with an official at Asisa, an urgent care clinic in the New York City neighborhood that caters to the Chasidic community. According to the official, who […]
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  • Israeli man thinks Covid 19 means ‘end of the world is near.’ So he returns antiquity he stole 15 years ago.

    By jwadmin on March 23, 2020
    By MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) – Figuring “the end of the world is near” because of the coronavirus, an Israeli man is trying to make amends by returning an archaeological artifact he took 15 years ago. It was a 2,000-year-old ballista stone, ancient ammunition, that he removed from the Jerusalem Walls National Park in the City of David 15 years […]
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  • Big Brother’ Israel contestants are just being told about the coronavirus pandemic

    By jwadmin on March 23, 2020
    By GABE FRIEDMAN NEW YORK CITY(JTA) – Imagine being trapped inside a luxurious house, blissfully unaware of any news happening in the world outside, during this moment of international crisis. Well, that’s part of the premise of the long-running reality show “Big Brother,” in which a group of contestants are surveilled with an array of cameras and are only allowed […]
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  • Swarms of locusts expected to plague Africa and Middle East, UN group says

    By jwadmin on March 23, 2020
    By MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) –A plague of locusts considered “extremely alarming” is headed toward Africa and the Middle East but is likely to bypass Israel. The locusts are breeding and forming new swarms in the Horn of Africa, The Times of Israel  has reported, citing Locust Watch, part of the Food and Agriculture Organization at the United Nations. The […]
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  • Israeli coronavirus cases jump to 945, first COVID-19 death

    By jwadmin on March 23, 2020
    By MAYTAL YASUR BEIT-OR and JNS staff (Israel Hayom via JNS) – Israel’s Health Ministry said on Sunday, March 22, that Israelis diagnosed with the COVID-19 virus has risen to 945, 20 of whom are in serious condition. According to the ministry, the majority of cases (863) are mild, 24 are moderate, and 37 people have recovered. Over the weekend, […]
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  • Politico: We Predicted a Coronavirus Pandemic. Here’s What Policymakers Could Have Seen Coming.

    By jwadmin on March 20, 2020
    Last year we ran a disaster scenario shockingly similar to the news now. Here’s what experts realized the world is getting wrong, and how they can fix it. By SAMUEL BRANNEN and KATHLEEN HICKS 03/07/2020 07:00 AM EST Samuel Brannen leads the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Risk and Foresight Group and is a senior fellow in the International Security Program. […]
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  • Trump and Netanyahu have handled the coronavirus outbreak in different ways.

    By jwadmin on March 19, 2020
    By RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) – Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu have much in common when it comes to policy and style. They stand together in recommending tough action to contain Iran, and are comfortable dealing with autocracies (Saudi Arabia) and increasingly nationalist democracies (Hungary, India). Netanyahu has fervently embraced idioms identified with Trump, like “fake news” and “deep state.” […]
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  • Israeli doctors offer online advice to those quarantined

    By jwadmin on March 19, 2020
    (JNS) – Israeli doctors are giving webinars to quarantined COVID-19 patients in China and elsewhere in a project organized by Innonation, an Israeli innovation platform for international collaboration. Innonation is working with 100 volunteering Israeli doctors to provide a series of interactive video broadcasts on various medical areas related to the coronavirus, including children; how to maintain proper hygiene and […]
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  • Peres Center lists lectures, programs  in Hebrew

    By jwadmin on March 19, 2020
    Tel Aviv – As the coronavirus outbreak restricts daily life in Israel, the Peres Center for Peace & Innovation announced that it is offering online lectures and Facebook Live sessions for the whole family, featuring some of the very best minds in Israeli innovation. The lecture series, which will be in Hebrew, begins with Kfir Damari, the Co-Founder of SpaceIL, […]
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