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At 5 pm on Fridays, Julia Logan pushes back her desk, moves her work screen aside and dims the lighting. In her small apartment dining room, amidst twinkling lights in mason jars, she sets a Shabbat table for one and joins a Zoom call of seven other young adults in Chicago, and across the country.
A shabbat meal to cook at home during the quarantine.
“It is permitted to use all these technologies, such as Zoom and everything else, in order to stay in touch, for the purpose of saving lives.”
“I thought to myself that God had wanted us to have a modest wedding and that’s how we are going to do it.”
“Spring is definitely cancelled,” one person said as I lifted the cork on a bottle of wine. “But I think summer is still on.”
He watched others around his dinner tables find love — one couple is getting married in July — and kept searching for himself.
It’s like the Bachelor, but with Moroccan salmon. Yaniv Cohen’s Shabbat dinners fed tens of thousands of people over the years and won him a wife.
Police are investigating the episode at the Lower East Side’s Mesivta Tiferes Yerushalayim as a possible bias incident.