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Can a person in home-quarantine read the megillah via Skype?

Can a person in home-quarantine read the megillah via Skype? As coronavirus places people in isolation, rabbis grapple with how to help their communities fulfil Torah commandments By MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN  | MARCH 5, 2020 As the coronavirus spreads across the world, requiring people of all faiths and nationalities to enter quarantine, rabbis are starting to address the practical …

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Italy: Communal prayer becomes prohibited in some areas

Italy: Communal prayer becomes prohibited in some areas Italian Jewish life in danger as result of COVID-19 spread, following new government ban on gatherings in some areas, including religious. Mordechai Sones | Arutz 7 | 25/02/20 New regulations issued by the Italian Health Ministry following fear of COVID-19 spread are causing concern in Jewish communities …

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