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Essential Content About Social Distancing and COVID-19

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With everyone staying at home, VPM pivoted to making content to help our community through this unprecedented time about the coronavirus and as well as ways to help cope with social distancing. Learn about the ways you can help while social distancing as well as finding the best ways to connect with your friends and families as safely as possible. This is our list of essential VPM content to get you through this difficult time. 

Social Distance Assistance

A podcast about looking for the helpers during the pandemic. Taking a cue from Mr. Rogers, host Kelly Jones and her daughter, June, set out to find brave, creative problem solvers who are supporting their communities in the era of social distancing. Each week, they explore how people are helping and then sit down with experts who can answer our most pressing pandemic questions and give practical advice on how to become helpers ourselves. Visit for more information on how you can help.

Seder Dinner

While Virginia is social distancing, people are still practicing faith through creative online solutions. VPM hosted a Seder dinner on Youtube and Facebook. In this Virtual Community Seder, members of Richmond’s diverse Jewish community will share their unique observance of the holiday through home-made videos. Learn about the different elements of the Passover Seder and how families are keeping traditions alive despite distance and social isolation. 

Governor’s Live Streams

Ongoing updates from Governor Ralph Northam on the Coronavirus Pandemic in the U.S. and Virginia outlines the current situation with COVID-19 and provides our community with constant information about the progress of the virus.


The latest updates from VPM on COVID-19 in Virginia and its impacts on our community.  The VPM News team updates this daily blog for all things related to Coronavirus in Virginia.

Menuhin Podcast

Showcasing the talented youth participating in the Menuhin Competition, an international event known as the “Olympics of the violin.” Hear select performances and personal stories of young violinists from around the world: how they got started, the teachers who inspired them, the sacrifices they’ve made, and what they express through their music.


Keeping you informed about free community events people can attend online. Allowing the VPM community to share their projects from home. If you know of any arts and cultural events in our area you should share it with this form.


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