Tammuz 17, 5779, 07/20/2019

Israel Hosts International Women’s Lacrosse Competition

As evening approached, and the heat of another scorching summer day in Jerusalem broke, more than 300 young women from 16 different countries across...

Lawrence Woman Saves Lives With Chesed

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman She is not a member of Hatzalah, but she saves lives. She considers it her full-time job, yet she does not...

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Dear Editor, I was dismayed to read the Dating Forum letter from a single woman who felt she had been misled about the egg-freezing procedure. She...

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