JEM.TV – An Island Of Calm

Through the years, the Rebbe was always the island of calm and reassurance. No matter the situation, the Rebbe inspired, as he articulated the Torah’s views. A brand new website will be updated daily with existing feature films and specially-produced videos by JEM.

Coronavirus Kaddish Program Helps Homebound Mourners

To facilitate the saying of mourners’ Kaddish on behalf of those who cannot do so in synagogue as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions placed upon them by local authorities or their doctors, has launched an online page to ensure that the mourner’s Kaddish will be said in synagogue.

Cuomo Orders All Schools Shut Throughout the State

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered all schools shut statewide Monday night, giving schools just a brief time to find alternatives. The order effects the 20% or so of yeshivos that had held out and remained in session despite the coronavirus pandemic.

Gleaning Jewish Wisdom Through Art

After every first Friday of the month, hundreds of guests pack the gallery to take part in JAC’s “Taste of Shabbos.” Surrounded by ambient lighting and eclectic artwork, visitors enjoy a free, full-course traditional Jewish meal of gefilte fish, salads, chicken, and hot soup.

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Practice social distancing they said. It will be fun they said. These members of the Crown Heights Jewish community enjoyed a Minyan Maariv outdoors and well separated.