Is the virus hurting Jewish communities or showing their strength?
Social distancing could further weaken institutions already shaken by a changing demography. But could going online and the imperative to social action help revive them?
Israeli COVID-19 cases hit 250, government mulls stricter measures
Cabinet approves hefty fines for individuals who violate quarantine directives • Israel to receive news test kits that will allow it to increase blood workups to 4,000 a day.
Will a microbe seal the fate of Iran’s virulent regime?
At least 9,000 have been diagnosed with the coronavirus, and 429 have died. Unofficial estimates suggest a figure of 1 million who have been affected by it. And yet, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has called the virus “a blessing.”