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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
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
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
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
One of the New York’s finest assisted living facilities is opening a sister location in Brooklyn, 25 minutes from the Five Towns. Boulevard ALP, a completely kosher residence established in … more
“I’m going to say three words,” said Lauren Totaro, national program coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. “The words are apple, table and penny. Can … more
At Sunday evening’s Amudim drug abuse and overdose awareness program at the Young Israel of West Hempstead, Rebecca Glassman spoke in intensely personal terms about her son, Aryeh Natan, who … 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
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