Measles Outbreak Upends Passover Traditions

 wsj.com  04/17/2019 21:39:00  2  Melanie Grayce West and Melanie Grayce West The Wall Street Journal BiographyMelanie Grayce West @MWestWSJ Melanie.West@wsj.com Kate King Kate King The Wall Street Journal BiographyKate King @KCarliniKing

The growing measles outbreak is colliding with Passover, one of the holiest Jewish celebrations and a time when families travel to be together.

New York City health officials have warned that the holiday, with its large get-togethers and long, ritual meals, risks spreading measles, which is highly contagious and easily transmitted.

City officials...

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