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Potentially Virus-proof Israelis Deployed to COVID Wards to Relieve Loneliness A Jerusalem hospital has been sending recovered COVID-19 sufferers into virus wards in order to relieve patients’ loneliness. It is unknown whether people who recover from coronavirus can be reinfected, and if not, how long their protection lasts, but Hadassah […]
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Yale, Al Sharpton and the Attacks on New York’s Jews My entering class at Yale Law School in 2002 had one Jew who might be called “ultra-Orthodox.” He traveled some two hours to campus each Monday from Brooklyn, N.Y., and before the weekend, as far as I knew, he headed […]
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Atideinu Aims to Help Children in Orthodox Families Make Good Life Choices This is Atideinu, a twice-weekly after-school program geared to children in Orthodox families, who may or may not be excelling academically, socially or emotionally. Today, they participate in a guided discussion about things for which they are feeling […]
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Rabbi Brings Spiritual Healing to Jewish Inmates Rabbi Michael Csillag visits Jewish inmates in Ontario prisons every week. For him, a Jew who’s in jail is still a Jew. “It’s important to show the selfless love that each Jew has for one another,” Rabbi Csillag said. Meet the Catholic-born Polish […]
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Canada’s First Female Hasidic Politician May Be Bound for Parliament Mindy Pollak, 29, is negotiating unchartered territory for someone of her background. To her knowledge, no other Hasidic woman outside Israel has ever entered the political arena as she has. Re-elected last November for her second term as a councilor […]
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The Orthodox Stylist Who Makes Stars Glimmer at the Oscars When the annual awards season hits Hollywood, celebrity stylist Adena Rohatiner can spends days considering as many as 75 looks for a single client’s outfit. A member of West LA’s Modern Orthodox community, Rohatiner is the niece of Jeff Rohatiner, […]
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