Married Ontario teachers, parents of 7, share story about battling COVID-19

Global News published this video item, entitled “Married Ontario teachers, parents of 7, share story about battling COVID-19” – below is their description. A Toronto-area family is recovering after both parents and three of their seven children tested positive for COVID-19. Shmuli and Elana Soroka are teachers in York Region, where schools remain open, despite … Read more Married Ontario teachers, parents of 7, share story about battling COVID-19

Hugs back on the ‘menu’ at Passover Seders

Reuters published this video item, entitled “Hugs back on the ‘menu’ at Passover Seders” – below is their description. Esther Greenberg’s Passover seder is rooted in centuries-old tradition, but it’s a modern medical breakthrough that’s brought together her vaccinated, unmasked family for this weekend’s holiday meal after being long separated by COVID-19. #News #Reuters #Passover … Read more Hugs back on the ‘menu’ at Passover Seders

Chauvin’s trial, Passover prayers, migrants detained: World in Photos: March 29

ABC News published this video item, entitled “Chauvin’s trial, Passover prayers, migrants detained: World in Photos: March 29” – below is their description. A look at the top photos from around the globe. ABC News YouTube Channel Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

Israelis flock to malls and cafes during Passover

Reuters published this video item, entitled “Israelis flock to malls and cafes during Passover” – below is their description. Israelis flocked to malls and cafes as the country relaxed into a Passover much freer of COVID-19 closures than last year after half the population received two doses of the coronavirus vaccine. #News #Reuters #Passover #Israel … Read more Israelis flock to malls and cafes during Passover

Israel relaxes into a Passover much freer of COVID closures than last year

Reuters published this video item, entitled “Israel relaxes into a Passover much freer of COVID closures than last year” – below is their description. Many Israelis are gearing up for in-person Passover celebrations after the country’s health ministry announced that half of the population had received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. #News #Reuters #Israel … Read more Israel relaxes into a Passover much freer of COVID closures than last year

Biden wishes ‘hope’ for the year ahead for Passover

Reuters published this video item, entitled “Biden wishes ‘hope’ for the year ahead for Passover” – below is their description. President Biden and first lady Jill Biden shared a message of hope while Vice President Kamala Harris and second gentleman Douglas Emhoff hosted the White House’s virtual Passover ceremony. #News #Reuters #Biden #JillBiden #BidenSpeech #JillBidenSpeech … Read more Biden wishes ‘hope’ for the year ahead for Passover

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris Share Passover Messages | NBC News NOW

NBC News published this video item, entitled “Joe Biden, Kamala Harris Share Passover Messages | NBC News NOW” – below is their description. President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden share Passover message. Vice President Kamala Harris and the second gentleman Doug Emhoff encourage Americans to keep the faith. » Subscribe to NBC News: … Read more Joe Biden, Kamala Harris Share Passover Messages | NBC News NOW

Into The Wild: A Look At The River Hippos | Nightly News: Kids Edition

NBC News published this video item, entitled “Into The Wild: A Look At The River Hippos | Nightly News: Kids Edition” – below is their description. Ask The Doc: Dr. John answers viewers’ weekly questions about the coronavirus. Inspiring Kids series continues: We introduce you to a teenager who is teaching grandparents how to use … Read more Into The Wild: A Look At The River Hippos | Nightly News: Kids Edition

How do we keep the faith under lockdown? | Start Here

Much like our daily routines, religious and cultural rituals have been derailed by the coronavirus pandemic. A global ban on gatherings has meant that holidays like Passover, Easter and Vaisakhi are being celebrated in isolation. The same is happening for Muslims observing Ramadan and Eid. Even those who aren’t religious are having to adapt – … Read more How do we keep the faith under lockdown? | Start Here

Confined at Easter: What lessons for humanity?

Empty streets make the first bank holiday in France since the start of lockdown nearly four weeks ago well essentially the same as any other. So how isolated are we? How connected are we in a time when usually churches are full and families gather for big holiday meals? This year the calendar had Easter … Read more Confined at Easter: What lessons for humanity?

Religious solidarity appeal & other topics – Daily Briefing (13 April 2020)

Noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Highlights: – Secretary-General’s Appeal – Middle East – COVID-19/Children – Syria – Libya – COVID-19/Kazakhstan – COVID-19/Comoros – Financial Contributions SECRETARY-GENERAL’S APPEAL During the weekend, as Christians celebrated Easter and Jews marked Passover, and with Ramadan about to begin soon, the … Read more Religious solidarity appeal & other topics – Daily Briefing (13 April 2020)

Passover in confinement: Virtual seder brings chaos & joy – Pamela Druckerman

“There is a real craving for connection and gathering,” says journalist Pamela Druckerman who describes hosting a virtual Passover seder and the heartening daily communion of France’s 8pm #ClapForCarers applauding of essential workers. Since confinement began, the author of There Are No Grown-ups has co-founded ‘Pandemonium U’ to provide online learning lectures. Subscribe to France … Read more Passover in confinement: Virtual seder brings chaos & joy – Pamela Druckerman

Coronavirus: How is religion adapting during lockdown?

Passover, Easter and the start of Ramadan are all happening in April, but this year faithful must practice their religion while observing social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic. As Britain’s communities have been driven apart by Covid-19, video apps have become an unlikely companion for religious leaders – offering a means to deliver sermons to … Read more Coronavirus: How is religion adapting during lockdown?

UN Chief Special Appeal to Religious Leaders (11 April 2020)

António Guterres (United Nations Secretary-General) Special Appeal to Religious Leaders – 11 April 2020 Today, I want to make a special appeal to religious leaders of all faiths to join forces to work for peace around the world and focus on our common battle to defeat COVID19. I do so at a special time on … Read more UN Chief Special Appeal to Religious Leaders (11 April 2020)

The World This Week: Holy Social Distancing Week

It’s a Holy Week unlike any other: the faithful have been kept at bay in Rome… and Jerusalem, where citizens are under orders to comply with strict observance of social distancing during Passover celebrations. François Picard’s panel also ponders whether Covid-19 might force Saudi Arabia to rethink its campaign in Yemen, whether despite Brexit, the … Read more The World This Week: Holy Social Distancing Week