Couples say they are shrinking their weddings in order to go forward with celebrations at a time of great uncertainty.
Those who rely on Jewish social services and the organizations that serve them struggle with unique challenges posed by the spreading pandemic.
Critics are calling for the resignation of the “Hardball” host.
A Hasidic community activist said he hoped the initiative “will have the desired effect of making us visible, that we belong.”
One of the five rabbis on the list said he was “embarrassed and ashamed” of its lack of gender diversity.
Two contestants were kicked off the reality show for an anti-Semitic conversation. A third who remains has expressed support for neo-Nazi ideas.
The 26-year-old has been detained in Russia since April after she was convicted of drug smuggling.
From across the denominational spectrum as well as the secular, they signed on to a letter calling for a number of actions.
Nelly Jordan had apologized for her comments, but this week she said she was “not anti-Semitic” and that her words had been “changed.”
The Jewish writer and self-help guru was considered a longshot candidate.