Tag Archives: Jewish

Viewpoints: Lessons On Compulsory Vaccinations And New York’s Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Community; Social Media Isn’t Doing Enough To Help Spread Truth About Measles

Opinion writers weigh in on the current measles outbreaks and the importance of vaccines. Bloomberg: Measles Outbreak: New York And Religious Law Agree On Vaccines A group of parents filed suit Monday against the New York City Department of Health to block an emergency order requiring measles vaccinations for everyone in four ZIP codes in… Read More »

Hanukkah 2018 Date & Schedule: History, Significance & Celebrations of Chanukah or the Jewish Festival of Lights

Hanukkah 2018 date and significance. (Photo Credits: Instagram) Hanukkah is a Jewish festival commemorates the rededication during the second century B.C. of the Second Temple in Jerusalem. The eight-day celebration which is also known as Chanukah begins on the 25th of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar. As per the Gregorian calendar, the day falls either in the month… Read More »