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Jewish Family Seeks Plasma Treatment for COVID-19

It’s been nearly three weeks since Amy Breslow dropped her husband, Brett, at Cooper University Hospital’s emergency room. He’d had an intermittent fever, cough and...
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Jewish Groups Eligible for Payroll Protection

Applications to the federal Paycheck Protection Program, which provides loans to small businesses and nonprofits impacted by COVID-19, opened April 3. The program is part...
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Animal Advocates in Philly Respond to COVID-19

Cantor Scott Borsky’s car is so full of pet supplies he can barely see out the back. “I’m like a mobile pet store,” he said. Borsky...
This man resorts to the bra as makeshift protection from coronavirus.

Israel Declares Complete Coronavirus Lockdown

By Marcy Oster / JTA Israelis will be under a complete lockdown beginning on April 7 through at least April 10 to stem the spread of...
Benji Pollock

Philly Faces: Benji Pollock Rides Solo

When Benji Pollock got back from a coast-to-coast bike trip, he longed for more. In the summer of 2015, he rode with a team from...
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Jewish Coronavirus Updates: Mikvah Reverses Course and More

By JTA Staff The spread of COVID-19, a new coronavirus, is reshaping Jewish communities. We’re collecting the news flowing in from across the globe here. Sunday, April...
The lake is a popular hang at Camp Westmont in Wayne County. Westmont expects to be ready to go come opening day on June 27.

Coronavirus Cloud Overhangs Summer Camp Openings

Over the next several weeks, it seems, we’ll continue to go without — without the human touch and without the physical presence of friends...
Jack Benoff said deals are there to be had for the bold right now, but don’t expect anything but future credit for cancellations.

Travel, Tourism Industries Reel from COVID-19

The outbreak of COVID-19, the infectious disease caused by a previously unseen form of coronavirus, began in Wuhan, China toward the end of 2019. But...
Anneliese Nossbaum

Community Briefs: Holocaust Survivor Dies and More

Holocaust Survivor Anneliese Nossbaum Dies at 91 Holocaust survivor Anneliese Nossbuam, who just three months earlier flew to Krakow, Poland to commemorate the 75th anniversary...
Emergency fund savings written on the jar with money.

Jewish Groups Make Financial Resources Available Amid Crisis

For the last few weeks, Ami Kassar has gotten up bright and early to send out emails to thousands of people. Every day, either just...