Related Blog Posts on COVID-19

Reflecting on the Prayer Vigil: Congress Must Seize the Moment and Invest in Families

Lillie Heyman
October 27, 2021
After 12 hours of storytelling and prayer at the Washington Interfaith Staff Community's Build Back Better Prayer Vigil outside the U.S. Capitol on October 20, it was clear: bold investments in our economic recovery are crucial to the livelihood of workers, children, and families in the US. To rebuild the American economy and address the structural inequities that long preceded the pandemic, Congress must pass a robust Build Back Better Act.

The COVID-19 Crisis and the Faith Community

Rabbi David Saperstein
November 9, 2020
In addressing epidemics, there are a number of provisions of Jewish law directly relevant to challenges we face today. The spirit of these laws and their wisdom speaks across the centuries to us now.

Racism is a Public Health Crisis

Jacob Greenblatt
July 2, 2020

The truth is that COVID-19 and police violence are both public health emergencies, linked by more than 400 years of systemic racism. Racism itself is a health crisis, and these events are just two important symptoms of it.