Author: Yuval Katz-Wilfing

Yuval Katz-Wilfing is a FWF fellow in the department of Religious studies, University of Vienna, and the CEO of the coordination committee for Christian- Jewish cooperation. He is interested in Identity and the definition of the soul as well as interreligious dialog. He writes and speaks regularly about Jewish and interfaith topics. 

Times of Distanced Judaism

How have the recent COVID-19 related lockdowns affected Jewish religious pracitce? Yuval Katz-Wilfing’s text reflects upon the challenges that the pandemic poses to Jewish laws regarding prayers and rituals and gives an insight into the various ways different Jewish communities have responded to these difficult times.