“We do not want our family, friends and neighbors to become statistics,” the Massachusetts Board of Rabbis said in a statement.
The Jewish calendar has discouraged weddings during the peak of pandemic restrictions.
City Council members and Jewish advocates pressured the city, noting it offered other specialized foods, including halal meals for Muslim residents.
The early approval could be a good sign for other Jewish small businesses and nonprofits hoping to weather the coronavirus storm.
“He could not write or make a fist due to the harm inflicted by the Nazis, but leaves his family over 100 properties that will support us for gener…
The Chabad movement, one of Judaism’s most powerful forces for the dissemination of Jewish culture and practice, has closed its iconic headquarters.
The “shinshinim” will spend two weeks in quarantine before joining their families for Passover.
President Ruth Durgello said the community is working to stabilize the situation but there is fear of “complete collapse.”
“It is a necessity, and our duty to make sure they are safe,” one Israeli official said of ordering home citizens.
The new regulation will go into effect in 72 hours and will not apply retroactively, according to a Times of Israel report.