Del Joiner at St. John’s Awarded Excellence in Health Care Award

Del Joiner, vice president and chief quality officer at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital (SJEH), has been awarded the United Hospital Fund’s (UHF) Excellence in Health Care Award. The recognition...

Report: Israel Has Highest Increase in Opioid Use in OECD

Israel is the fastest rising opioid medication user in the developed world, according to a new Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development report. According to the report, which was released...

Measles Titer Testing at Young Israel of Woodmere a Success

  By Rabbi Aaron E. Glatt, MD The community held a successful measles educational and titer-testing day on Sunday, May 12, at the Young Israel of Woodmere. This event was cosponsored...

YCQ to Reopen Thursday Following Measles Scare

By Marcy Behrmann Farrell The New York City Department of Health has rescinded its closure order for Yeshiva of Central Queens. The yeshiva will be allowed to open Thursday morning. "We’re...

Weathering the Storm of Parenting

By Mindi Werblowsky Saketkhou, LMSW Clinical Director, Madraigos I once heard a quote, “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree … except when there is a storm outside.” This seems...

Yid Parenting: Readers Respond to ‘Dose Of Reality’

  Rabbi Ross, I’m very disappointed by the unscientific and shallow response after the tremendous introduction suggesting much research was done (Yid Parenting: Innoculate Against Lies, May 7, 2019). On the...

Ferkauf Graduate School Opens Upgraded Mental Health, Training Clinic

At the start of Mental Health Awareness Month, Yeshiva University joined New York City and State elected officials with university leadership, students, and faculty to inaugurate newly enlarged and...

Free Measles Vaccines Offered in Borough Park, Flatbush, Williamsburg

(JTA) — Free measles vaccinations will be available in haredi Orthodox neighborhoods of New York City. The haredi umbrella group Agudath Israel of America organized the service, which follows a...

Jewish Communities Step Up Education Efforts Against Measles

Tzali Freedman, 55, isn’t sure if he ever physically crossed paths with a visitor to his community of Oak Park, Mich., who was infected with the measles. But with...

Introducing The Otoscan® 3-D Digital Ear Scanner

By Dr. Esther Fogel Since its inception, Comprehensive Audiology has provided patients with the industry’s latest state-of-the-art treatment, technology, and diagnostic tools. That’s why we’re excited to debut our most...
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Five Towns Community Raises $400,000 for Friends of IDF

  Some 550 community leaders raised $400,000 to support well-being and educational programs for the brave men and women of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)...

YUConnects Kicks Off Long Island Event at Beth Sholom

  On Sunday, May 19, 200 people gathered for a community symposium at Congregation Beth Sholom. “When Our Children Date: The Complex Role of Parents”...

Author Judith Kerr Dies Weeks Before Her 96th Birthday

Kerr wrote about the Holocaust in a way children could understand Jewish and German-born British writer and illustrator Judith Kerr died on May 22, 2019...

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