Covid-19

UMBC Curator Maurice Berger Dies From COVID-19 Complications

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Maurice Berger died March 23 of COVID-19 complications. Berger was the chief curator at the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture University of...

Jewish Camp Conference Moves Online Due to Coronavirus

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The Foundation for Jewish Camp held its “Leaders Assembly 202.0” online conference March 16, in place of the in-person conference that had been scheduled...
a fitness class

How to Workout While Working In

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A rerun of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” hums in the background of a living room. White sparks flicker and crack from the fire you...

COVID-19 Mitzvahs: What You Can Do For Your Community

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Looking for ideas to help the community through this crisis? The JT has you covered: Call isolated seniors: Tiffany Nicolette, CHAI vice president of...
Eliana Light

Their Gigs Canceled by the Coronavirus, Jewish Artists Innovate

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As an educator, musician, and consultant, Eliana Light knows the new coronavirus outbreak puts her line of work in a precarious situation. Instead of being...

At Local Hospitals, Providers Prepare for the Worst

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COVID-19 is not overhyped, contrary to what some may say, according to Dr. Jonathan Thirman, LifeBridge’s chief medical information officer and medical director. “It’s important...

The Loneliness of Social Distancing

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At the beginning of last week, Jews were celebrating the festive holiday of Purim — with only limited COVID-19 concerns. But by week’s end,...

Tips on How to Talk to Your Children About Coronavirus

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As we continue to navigate our own emotions about coronavirus, it is imperative that we — the adults — remain thoughtful in how we talk about the coronavirus to or around our children.

Baltimore Community Experiences Historic Lockdown in Response to Coronavirus

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Across the Baltimore Jewish community, everything is quiet. Major synagogues like Baltimore Hebrew Congregation and Chizuk Amuno Congregation have shut down and moved online, and...

Jewish Epidemiologist Offers Community Recommendations That Can Save Lives

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All serious epidemics disrupt populations, and all require important changes to what the population does. These changes are necessary and urgent to avoid preventable deaths and the spread of infections that cause more preventable deaths. That’s why I recommend that we as Jews temporarily but immediately refrain from attending synagogues and other in-person meetings, no matter whether we live in an area where there is a known case of COVID-19 or not.