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‘How we will feed our children?’ Israel’s asylum seekers are on the brink

As the hotels and restaurants have closed down, asylum seekers have lost their jobs on mass.

Jewish community has gone virtual. But it’s my neighbors I’m discovering and leaning on.

The coronavirus is showing diaspora Jews that there is not necessarily a contradiction between being Jewishly-rooted and locally-rooted.

We are the Egyptians now

The plagues were about power. The middle act of our great old epic of bondage, infanticide, torture, exile, punishment, fever dreams, and dominance.

As plagues go…

As plagues that shut down society go, this one turns out to have its upsides.

The invisible plague: grief

Dueling plagues will surely make everyone’s seder feel more relevant. But it’ll also be instructive about human nature.

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