Interfaith Pen Pals Create Relationships in Lakewood & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

Brussels Times Uses Photo of Haredi Jew for Coronavirus Worldwide Article The photo comes as conflict was sparked surrounding Haredi gatherings in large quantities despite coronavirus regulations. In New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned the Haredi communities against large gatherings. He criticized the ultra-Orthodox community specifically, sparking outrage that he did not address other groups […]

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Does the COVID Pandemic Affect Fasting on Yom Kippur This Year?

Dear JITC- What are some possible ways the Covid pandemic might affect fasting on Yom Kippur this year? If I have symptoms, if I’ve been exposed, if I’m sick, if I’m higher risk, if I’m the ba’al tefillah, etc? Sincerely, Avi Dear Avi- Thanks for your question. As you are probably aware, all mitzvos in […]

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How Can I Get the Most Air Circulation in My Sukkah This Year?

Dear Jew in the City- How can I get the most air circulation in my sukkah this year? We are considering having company since outdoor socialization seems safer now. What’s the least amount of material my sukkah can have for maximum airflow and still be kosher? Thank you, C.M. Dear C.M.- Okay, first things first. […]

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