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The annual calendar produced by Gurwin Jewish’s Fay J. Lindner Residences was selected as a Silver Award winner in the 26th annual National Mature Media Awards Program.  The calendar, … more
Jerusalem therapist Miriam Ballin is the kind of person who takes the initiative. Despite resistance from her haredi Orthodox community, she became a medic. Then she launched a … more
Residents and staff at Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Commack have protested the drastic cuts to the Medicaid program initially outlined in the Senate’s proposed American … more
The mantra echoes from AA rooms and is chanted by halfway house residents: “If you’re not an addict, you can’t understand and you can’t help.” With an astonishing … more
By all accounts, Eilon Bdil has no personal interest in marijuana. But as the business manager of Kibbutz Elifaz, he’s a big believer in the herb … more
Parents of children born with Tay-Sachs disease talk about “three deaths.” There is the moment when parents first learn that their child has been diagnosed with the fatal disease. Then … more
A genetic mutation causing a rare and devastating pediatric neurological disease that has puzzled medical centers around the world has been identified at the Hadassah Medical Organization by Dr. Orly … more
The catastrophic numbers of drug users, deaths and overdoses only pale to the nightmare of a 90 percent relapse rate. This plague has not passed over the Jewish … more
Hadassah Hospital doctors have saved the life of 22-year-old Kimberly Winkler, an industrial engineering student from Minnesota who suffered a massive brain aneurysm. Winkler, a native of the … more
By Daniella Levy, Kveller via JTA The composition is exquisite: my firstborn, Hallel, maybe a week old, is lying on his back on a striped felt blanket next to his grandpa. They are gazing lovingly … more
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