The group thought a four-person “standalone morgue” — essentially a refrigerator — would be enough to handle the surge in deaths. It wasn’t.
“The upward trend of coronavirus deaths is already placing a burden on our annual budget,” said the head of the Hebrew Free Burial Society.
Israel’s Sapir Prize for Literature pays to translate the winner into any language; this is the first time Yiddish was chosen.
In the 1950s, a Haredi newspaper often published photos of rabbi’s wives and of girls playing in the streets of Jerusalem.
An observant Jewish peer counselor finds beauty and meaning in a life full of emotional pain.
Chaim Grade’s translator on Inna Hecker and losing the Pulitzer Prize to Alice Walker.
“One day Indonesia and Israel will need a way to speak to each other. Maybe not in my generation, but in ten years or twenty.”
Myron Kaliski was shocked to find out that not all children of survivors were regularly beaten by their parents.
During the drill, I found myself thinking whether it might not be better to just stay home and read the New York Times.
Unlike 20th-century Europe, US institutions are deeply committed to protecting us; Trump is not to blame here