Under lockdown, Israel faces bitter start of Jewish New Year

[Rosh Hashana started Friday night and runs through the weekend-editor] Eating apples dipped in honey on Rosh Hashana is a Jewish tradition to symbolize a sweet start of the New Year. But in Israel, bitterness prevails on the eve of the holiday as the country faces a second nationwide lockdown to stem a raging coronavirus


Opinion: New Realities That Aren’t So New

Six months into various versions of lockdown, I am still processing my new realities, and sometimes with humor.  For example: —On my trip to Costco, my grocery checkout was quick, but the line at the liquor store wrapped around and outside the entrance. Yes, our imbibing has outflanked our ingesting. —“Zoom” is no longer used

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