Study identifies antibody from common cold infection that reacts to COVID

Most Americans have had prior exposure to different coronaviruses before the COVID-19 pandemic, which may cause a certain antibody to be triggered in the case of COVID-19 infection, a new scientific study has found. Published in the academic journal Nature Communications, the peer-reviewed study investigated how the body’s immune system reacted to COVID-19 after prior […]

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Rutgers University’s chancellor condemned antisemitism — then apologized for doing so

(JTA) — The chancellor of New Jersey’s flagship public university condemned antisemitism and then, following protest from a pro-Palestinian student group, apologized for the condemnation. On Wednesday, the chancellor of Rutgers University-New Brunswick, Christopher J. Molloy, released a statement condemning antisemitism, which spiked across the country during and after the recent fighting in Israel and […]

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Yoma 51

A significant challenge facing the rabbis as they discuss the details of the Yom Kippur rituals in the Temple is that the vast majority of them did not witness these events with their own eyes. Only a few of the rabbis who appear in the Mishnah lived during Temple times, the rest rely on what […]

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