Conversion classes have gone virtual but the ceremonies haven’t for the most part.
“You share the Jewish community’s commitment to the principle of tikkun olam, healing the world,” the council said.
“It is premature to reopen shuls at this time,” Orthodox rabbis in Dallas said in an open letter.
The increased accessibility and Jews seeking solace amid the deadly coronavirus have more congregants joining prayers.
A previous guidance said that Jews who live alone could join a local family after self-quarantining.
From phone counseling to sewing face masks to buying kosher food for Jewish doctors and nurses, there’s no shortage of ways to help.
Kohelet Yeshiva High in suburban Philly is using its high-tech “fab lab” to make lifesaving supplies for doctors and nurses.
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.