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New York City’s info page on an ongoing measles outbreak could not be clearer: “Most of these cases have involved members of the Orthodox Jewish community,” it says. But less … more
New York City on Tuesday closed the United Talmudical Academy’s Central Boys Division, a Satmar school in Williamsburg, for violating city orders regarding vaccines and vaccination records. It … more
The weirdest part of the Orthodox anti-vaccine conference was probably when the emcee, a rabbi wearing a black hat and white beard, quoted the Gospel of Luke. “Father, forgive them, for they … more
Mindy Engelberg of Woodsburgh submitted this story in the hope that the suffering of her grandson and his family may spare others in our community. The last day of Yom Tov … more
When is having gotten a measles vaccination not enough? “Even if you have been vaccinated, you may not be immune,” reads the invitation to an event this Sunday, May 12, 10 am 2 pm, at … more
United Hatzalah’s crew of canines, which operates throughout Israel, just got a big push from a dog-loving donor who saw the importance of the unit’s work. The unit, which has been … more
Patients at Northwell Health’s North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset will have everything they need to make their own seders, thanks to the children of the Young Israel of West … more
Hadassah Hospital Mount Scopus laid the cornerstone for a vastly expanded rehabilitation center on the north slope of the Mount Scopus Campus and witnessed the inauguration of the Lokomat, … more
More than 200,000 Israelis are battling cancer, and each year an additional 29,000 are diagnosed. A group of senior researchers from Bar-Ilan University and Harvard Medical School has discovered a … more
When Asael Lubotzky led his soldiers into battle against Hezbollah, he knew he might be wounded or killed. What the infantry platoon commander never could have imagined was that a crippling injury … more
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