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With summer barbecue season here, Americans will be firing up their grills. But many of our culinary indulgences come with a cost. We’re not just talking about foods that are overly salty, … more
The American Committee for Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem has selected Dr. Howard Zvi Goldschmidt as its new president, succeeding Debbie Kestenbaum. Shaare Zedek has been an important … more
Facilities Manager Tom Farzetta whisked a reporter through the revamped emergency department at Far Rockaway’s St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, which now boasts a medical-surgery unit, a … more
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
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