Israeli Company Makes 3D Bioprinted Lungs Available for Transplants

CollPlant, an Israeli regenerative medicine company focused on 3D bioprinting of tissues and organs, signed a license, development and commercialization agreement with United Therapeutics Corporation of Maryland for 3D...

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By Elisheva Liss, LMFT As we lug the bulky winter gear down from the attics, and hunker down into the next stretch of the school year, many of us sense...

RentACoop Brings Joy To Parker Jewish Institute’s Long-Term Residents

  Parker Jewish Institute’s “RentACoop” Chick Hatching Program helps residents reduce stress, boost spirits, and gives them a fun connection with nature. RentACoop rents chickens for 4- or 12-week periods,...

Health Ministry Launches Emergency Measles Vaccinations in Jerusalem

Israel’s Health Ministry is urging all those who have put off vaccinating their children against measles to bring their children immediately to one of many Tipat Halav children’s health...

Hundreds Hear From Experts on Gaucher Disease at Annual Event

Timed to coincide with National Gaucher Awareness month, the National Gaucher Foundation hosted its annual event in New York City on Oct. 27. Attended by nearly 200 patients, family...

How Do We Speak to Our Children About Pittsburgh?

By Rabbi Dr. Ari Sytner Unlike any previous tragedy, where we listen to the horror stories, process our emotions and then return to ordinary life, this time is different. As...

ALEH Secures Backing to Establish Inclusive Town In Israel’s South

In September, ALEH, Israel’s network of care for children with severe complex disabilities, announced that it has joined forces with Israel’s Ministry of Construction and Housing and the Merhavim...

Op-Ed: The Anti-Vaccination Disgrace

By Rabbi Aaron E. Glatt, MD There is a small, yet very vocal and influential group of “anti-vaxxers” living in our heimishe communities. They should stop reading now, as they...

Dear Basya: Lack Of Progress

Dear Basya, I have been on plan since the summer, and I am quite frustrated. I am having trouble losing weight despite being perfectly on plan whenever possible. I do...

New Mental Health Ed Laws Demand New Vigor From Community

By Sara Seligson Study after study substantiates that more students than ever are struggling with anxiety, depression, drug addiction, and self-harming and suicidal behaviors. Our community-based social-service organizations are helping...

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Whenever you want to go anywhere, there’s traffic. And people know this. That’s why when you get there, everyone asks, “How was traffic?” “Traffic was...

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