CHEMED Medical Ethics Conference to be Held February 14-17

  CHEMED is excited to present their upcoming Medical Ethics Conference for medical professionals and their families to be held Thursday, February 14 through Sunday, February 17 at the Westin...

Why Is The Music So Loud? An Audiologist’s Take

  By Dr. Esther Fogel At the last few weddings I attended, I couldn’t hear the person speaking next to me over the music. Blaring speakers and amplified instruments typify the...

Ohel Continues to Raise Mental Health Awareness

  Dr. Norman Blumenthal, director of trauma, bereavement, and crisis response at Ohel Children’s Home and Family Services, was a keynote speaker at the Baltimore community-wide event titled “One Crucial...

Haredi Woman Wins Tiberias Marathon, Just Misses Olympic Qualifying Time

A haredi mother of five from Jerusalem won the Tiberias Marathon on Friday, the first ultra-Orthodox woman to take first prize in the event. Bracha Deutsch, known by her friends...

Bryant Johnson Keeps All 3 Jewish Supreme Court Justices Healthy

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Bryant Johnson says pressure creates diamonds, and I think I just upped the carat level. Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s personal trainer did not know that his...

Hasidic Wedding in Brooklyn Canceled After Groom Contracts Measles

(JTA) — A Hasidic wedding in Brooklyn was cancelled Wednesday because the groom came down with measles. The New York City Department of Health ordered the wedding to be called...

Gal Gadot, Bar Refaeli Encourage Israelis to Get Measles Vaccine

(Kveller via JTA) There’s a measles outbreak in Israel. It’s spreading to Orthodox communities in the United States, and many are speaking out encouraging parents to vaccinate their kids. Two prominent Israeli moms...

Veins, Veins, Go Away

By David T. Jacobs, MD Winter has settled in. The holidays have passed. At this time of year, warm spring and summer weather isn’t at the top of your mind....

St. John’s Hospital Installs State-of-the-Art CT Scanner

Patients in St. John’s Episcopal Hospital’s Emergency Department will soon have access to additional state-of-the-art technology to assist in their diagnoses. St. John’s leadership announced that as part of...

Neurosurgeon Jonathan Brisman To See Patients In Woodmere

Jonathan L. Brisman, M.D., a board-certified neurosurgeon who specializes in treating cerebrovascular conditions, including brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), carotid stenosis, and stroke, has opened an office at 923...

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Real Clear Daf: Are Eggs From Treifah Chicken Kosher?

We discussed this question on Thursday’s daf (58a). Ameimar there teaches that it depends on when the eggs formed. Eggs that formed before the...

Pompeo: Peace Plan to be Released After Israeli Elections

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Tuesday that the highly anticipated Trump administration’s peace plan for the Israelis and Palestinians — referred...

Ilhan Omar: 2012 Tweet About Israel Was ‘Offensive and Unfortunate’

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Rep. Ilhan Omar disavowed a 2012 tweet in which she said Israel had “hypnotized” the world, saying the term...

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