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AMSTERDAM — Henny Goudeketting, a 95-year-old Holocaust survivor, who was sterilized in Nazi medical experiments at Auschwitz, has neither children nor other relatives to care for her. Now, … more
The venue — and the crowds — keep getting bigger. Five Towns-based Achiezer moved its annual Jewish Healthcare Conference and Expo to CitiField last Sunday … more
The author is a prominent resident of Lawrence. As a busy criminal defense attorney with a roster of high-profile clients, I am not known to shy away from a fight. It doesn’t hurt that I … more
St. John’s Episcopal Hospital partnered with the Community Blood Center to host its first blood drive since 2010. The hospital, which hosted the blood drive in its BOCES Training Center in … more
“She thinks you’re her son,” Gloria Lebeaux, director of social work for the Barry and Florence Friedberg Jewish Community Center, told this reporter, … more
With overdoses, substance abuse and many forms of addiction making national news, the Jewish community has not been edited out of those tragic headlines. In fact, the statistics are dangerously … more
SAVYON, Israel — When Tamir Gilat, a former goalkeeper for the Maccabi Tel Aviv soccer team, was diagnosed with two kinds of cancer in February 2011, his doctor advised him to put his affairs … more
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
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