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StoryGraph Biggest Story 2020-04-29 -- new york city, social distancing, warnings passed, time warnings, the funeral of rabbi chaim mertz

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Bill de Blasio: NYPD Will Arrest Jewish Mourners Violating Social Distancing

Mayor Bill de Blasio promised to arrest Jewish mourners not adhering to social distancing decrees following the funeral of Rabbi Chaim Mertz.

De Blasio apologizes for message to Jewish community after funeral gathering, defends ‘tough love’

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio doubled down Wednesday on his criticism of those involved in a large gathering at a Jewish funeral in Brooklyn -- but also apologized for his overnight warning to the Jewish community as a whole that threatened future arrests. 

De Blasio Breaks Up Rabbi’s Funeral and Lashes Out Over Virus Distancing

After overseeing the dispersal of hundreds of Hasidic mourners in Brooklyn, Mayor Bill de Blasio called the gathering “absolutely unacceptable.”

When N.Y. Needed Hospital Space, Film Location Scouts Pitched In

Enterprising creative workers, like artists, photographers and students, are using their unique skills to help the city through the pandemic.

N.Y. Building Sites Reopen, Carefully, in Sign of Life Gearing Back Up

More than 5,200 construction projects have reopened in New York City, offering a glimpse of new routines in postpandemic workplaces.

US coronavirus update: Number of cases exceed 1 million - CNN

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted nearly every facet of American life. Follow here for the latest news.

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