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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
CommUnity The Achiezer Gala will be dedicated to the memory of Dr. Richie Friedman a”h,a leader in the regional Hatzalah system for more than three decades, Achiezer announced this week. … 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
Not long ago, an Orthodox rabbi in his early 70s with lung cancer was rushed to Jerusalem’s Hadassah Hospital with heart failure. The dying patient previously had asked his family that he not … 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
A medical team from Israel (pictured) is in the Pacific island nation of Samoa to assist overwhelmed health-care workers trying to contain a serious measles epidemic and treat those already … 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
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