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“Choose life.” Forty people from across the Orthodox spectrum and beyond struggled with what that edict means when trying to stem the high incidence of breast and ovarian cancer, and … more
Calvary Hospital, in collaboration with the National Association of Chevra Kadisha (NASCK), hosted a forum on “Halachic End-of-life Care: Practical Information Every Community Rabbi Should … more
The Five Towns Premier Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, the community’s only entirely kosher rehab facility, is now open, at 1050 Central Ave. in Woodmere. Several local rabbis affixed mezuzot … more
Be productive. While many working men and women dream of the day when they can leave the daily grind behind once and for all, you might want to think more about a second career than a long, carefree … more
About 52,500 laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza across New York were reported of Feb. 3, the most recent data available, according to the state Department of Health. More than 15,000 cases … more
In response to the growing, and often overlooked drug and alcohol addiction dilemma in the Jewish community, a new kosher and rabbinically endorsed recovery program is being launched in the New York … more
Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano, County Health Commissioner Lawrence Eisenstein and other local officials announced a mosquito trapping and surveillance plan in light of the Zika virus … more
Researchers at the Hadassah Medical Organization in Israel have identified “natural killer cells” as a key component in answering the perplexing question as to why first pregnancies are … more
It’s a bitterly cold winter morning in Brooklyn, but Brenda, a 101-year-old woman in a Jewish hospice facility suffering from severe short-term memory loss, has a special group of visitors show … 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
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