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7pm EST Wednesday, 05/20: A Conversation on Covid-19 and the Hasidic Community

On Wednesday, May 20th, at 7 PM eastern, Jewish Currents will host a livestreamed discussion of how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting Hasidic Jewish communities in Brooklyn and elsewhere.

Moderated by Jewish Currents Editor-at-Large Peter Beinart, this event will feature Blima Marcus, an oncology nurse practitioner, Frieda Vizel, a former member of the Satmar Hasidic community and a tour guide in Hasidic Brooklyn, and Dr. David N. Myers, the Sady and Ludwig Kahn Chair in Jewish History at UCLA.

To register for this event, fill out the adjacent form, and please share this link widely!

Watch live here: zoom.us/j/99724332378

Peter Beinart (@PeterBeinart) is professor of journalism and political science at the City University of New York, Editor-at-Large of Jewish Currents, an Atlantic and CNN contributor and a fellow at the Foundation for Middle East Peace.


Blima Marcus DNP RN ANP-BC OCN is an oncology nurse practitioner and a professor of nursing in New York City.





Frieda Vizel (@FriedaVizel) is a former member of the Satmar Hasidic community and a tour guide in Hasidic Brooklyn.





Dr. David N. Myers (@DavidNMyersUCLA) holds the Sady and Ludwig Kahn Chair in Jewish History at UCLA.