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Day schools rejigger amid uncertain future

Across the United States, Jewish day schools from California to Connecticut have been forced by the coronavirus pandemic to adapt almost overnight to online learning. Read more.

Faith groups get PPP funding

A JFNA survey confirmed that at least 219 synagogues received PPP funding, and in another survey 6,000 Catholic parishes approved for funding. Read more.

Jewish United Fund in Chicago launches $26 million coronavirus initiative

The Jewish United Fund in Chicago has made $26 million available to help area residents of all faiths deal with the coronavirus crisis. Read more.

Food, faith, family: Richmond family's Friday Challah connects community

When Michael Sachs went to his favourite Richmond bakery to buy Challah bread two weeks ago he didn’t plan on walking out with 17 loaves.

It is customary for Jewish families to have two loaves of Challah — a braided egg bread — on the table at Shabbat dinners which happen every Friday…

50% rise in aliyah applications from U.S., Jewish Agency expects more

The number of North Americans who filed applications to immigrate to Israel during April rose 50% compared with the same month last year, Nefesh B’Nefesh reported. Read more.