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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
The cash-strapped Peninsula Hospital in Far Rockaway is closing down all its emergency room operations beginning today as it continues to search for a solution to its debt and potential buyers. more
With a growing number of Shomer Shabbat patients arriving at Rockville Centre’s Mercy Medical Center, a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island, the need for hospital-based bikur cholim assistance has been increasing. more
Rabbi Herschel Schachter, Rabbi Yaakov Neuberger, Rabbi Mordechai Willig, and Rabbi Moshe Tendler, met with the leaders of Calvary recently to learn about the Hospital’s extensive services for Orthodox patients and families in the two inpatient facilities and through Calvary’s Home Hospice. 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
A yearlong restoration of a Torah scroll dating to 1880 is being undertaken by Calvary Hospital. The scroll — No. 515, from the town of Taus-Domazlice in the former Czechoslovakia … more
July 2, 2010 / 20 Tammuz 5770 The drowning deaths of a three-year-old girl and her nanny in a backyard pool in the Lawrence neighborhood of Sutton Park left the Five … more
The restoration of a historic Torah scroll — a Holocaust survivor — was begun by Calvary Hospital last week at the 92nd Street Y. Scroll No. 515, from the town of Taus-Domazlice 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 last remaining hospital on the Rockaway peninsula is “not going out of business,” the leader of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island said on Monday. Bishop Lawrence C. Provenzano … more
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