Coronavirus News & Updates

The latest about the Coronavirus Pandemic

Online Event Marks a Year Since the Passing of Rabbi Yudi Dukes
Evening of tribute and song honors beloved educator
‘I Got Covid in Paris, a Rabbi Came to My Rescue’
Imagine arriving in a country where you don’t speak the language or know your way around, and contracting the latest strain of Covid. Who do you turn to?
Rabbi Shalom Povarsky, 85, Renowned Talmudic Scholar and Teacher
He led the Jerusalem-based Kol Torah yeshivah for decades
A Tireless Chaplain During Covid, Long Island Rabbi Named ‘Person of the Year’
Rabbi Levi Gurkow wears many hats to serve Oceanside residents
Rabbi Yehuda Dukes, 39, Inspired Thousands in Health and in Sickness
Director of JNet remembered for his extraordinary spirit and faith
‘The Family Store’: Montreal’s Vast Warehouse of Goodness During Pandemic
Federation CJA, Jewish Community Foundation and Chabad partner to help the needy
Rabbi Dr. Abraham J. Twerski, 90, Leading Authority on Substance Abuse
Author of more than 60 popular books and founder of Gateway Rehabilitation Center
Online Study of Torah Classics Resonates During Pandemic
Florida rabbi finds eager audience for ‘Gates of Trust’ and other ancient texts
Rabbi Elie Cohen, 79, Torah Scholar and Mathematician
A devoted teacher both in synagogues and in university classrooms
One Year After: How the Pandemic Has Changed Jewish Life for Good
Covid presented an unexpected opportunity to celebrate Jewish holidays as never before
Rabbi Avrohom Bukiet, 70, Beloved Mentor and Humble Scholar
Author of almost 50 books remembered for his inspirational good nature
It’s a Covid-Free Purim in the Land Down Under
Australia celebrates the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel
Rabbi Chananya Eisenbach, 77, Renowned Yeshivah Head and Prolific Scholar
Rabbinic authority and communal leader in Israel and Argentina
The Loving Determination of the Los Angeles Jewish Burial Society
The recent spike in deaths caused an unprecedented rise in their holy work
Holocaust Survivor a Helping Hand in Florida Pre-Passover Food Drive
Chabad of Coral Springs program in high gear as the holiday approaches
Chabad Vaccination Program Helps Arizona Seniors Spend Passover With Family
Hundreds of reunions are being made possible
With High-Tech in Texas on Pause, This Couple Still Brings Judaism to SXSW
Tech Tribe event is online this year on Thursday, March 18
As Covid Spikes in Europe, Chabad Works Around the Clock Before Passover
Rushing to ensure that everyone has a Seder amid new restrictions
Jewish World Carefully Steps Out for Spring Holiday of Lag BaOmer
Communities to adapt celebrations to local conditions
A Year of Love in Response to Covid on Massachausetts’ North Shore
In Peabody, delivering the joy of Judaism during tough times for many
All Boxed In: How 20,000 Families Had a Passover Seder Despite a National Glue Crisis
Philanthropic New Jersey company stepped up to fill an urgent void
In Idyllic South Africa Beach Town, a Dystopian Nightmare of Rioting and Covid
Chabad in Umhlanga, South Africa provides food and comfort to terrified communities
Amid Covid Uncertainty, High Holiday Prayer Books Again in High Demand
Surge in sales again this year for those praying at home
Jewish Communities in China Face Spread of Deadly Virus
The country’s 15 Chabad emissary couples help reassure residents and tourists
As Coronavirus Spreads, Shabbat Refuge Sought in Homes and in Quarantine
Much of China is on lockdown and facing short food supplies
Shanghai Rabbi Helps Elderly Chinese at Site of World War II Refuge
Providing all-important masks to those most vulnerable to coronavirus
Providing for Jews in Quarantine From Deadly Virus
Kosher food a priority for those in isolation
From Beijing and the Coronavirus to Keynote Address to 3,000 Chabad Women
Dini Freundlich models the dedication and responsibility of a Chabad-Lubavitch emissary
As Coronavirus Goes Global, Chabad of Italy Keeps Its Doors Open
Prayers, Torah classes and welfare programs continue in Italy amid fears of virus
As Global Health Crisis Worsens, Chabad of China Asks for Help
Big cities and 13 remote communities are in dire need of funds
Chabad Aims to Bring Purim Joy to Afflicted Communities
Emissaries worldwide reach out to those affected by coronavirus
In New Rochelle, Yeshivah Students to Bring Purim to the Quarantined
Young Megillah readers span out through the community
Coronavirus Kaddish Program Helps Homebound Mourners
Service created for those unable to attend synagogue due to the pandemic
Jewish Online School a New Resource Amid Coronavirus Closings
Preparing for an influx of new students from around the world
Reaching Out to Seniors Isolated and Frightened by Coronavirus
Aiding the quarantined elderly in residences and at their homes
Tens of Thousands of Kids Log on to New Hebrew School
CKids program an immediate hit in local communities
Social Distancing on Shabbat? Chabad.org Has You Covered
Recipes with limited resources, tips for those away from their communities, a guide to praying at home
Passover Seder-to-Go Kits Being Rushed to the Housebound
As more and more people find themselves home, Passover prep begins
Shabbat Care Packages in a COVID World
From London to Ghana to America, Shabbat aid a focus from students to the elderly
Rabbi Messod Touboul, 64, Beloved Jewish Educator in Paris
Principal of French girls school succumbs to coronavirus
For Families With Special Needs, Online Visits Before Passover Reduce Isolation and Stress
With no respite for parents, Friendship Circle steps up and innovates during pandemic
Jewish Kids’ International Torah Competition Moves Online
Final round of JewQ to be livestreamed
Despite Challenging Times, World Matzah Supply on Track
Supermarkets are fully stocked, and efforts underway to safely deliver to the homebound
Mega-Seder Guests to Get Passover Help Wherever They Are in the World
Chabad hosts reach out to prior year attendees and those close to home
Rabbi Mordechai Gurary, 84, Congregational Leader and Torah Scholar
His classes in Talmud and Chassidic philosophy were attended by all ages
In Age of Coronavirus, Chabad Launches World’s Largest Passover Campaign
More Jewish households worldwide will host their own Seder than ever before
The Volunteers Who Helped Bring Passover to Tasmania
Overcoming a Covid quarantine and antisemitism in a hidden corner of the world
Soup Kitchens Closed, Colel Chabad Rushes Supplies to Israeli Homebound
A race against time to provide Passover food and matzah to the sick and the needy
Rabbi Yisroel Friedman, 84, Talmudic Genius and Fiery Chassid
Tens of thousands of students mourn a master teacher of extraordinary scholarship and spirit
Soviet Jewry Activist Gedalya Korf, 90, ‘Said Little, Did Much’
A leader of Chabad’s Lishkas Ezras Achim for decades
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