Substance Use In Yeshiva High Schools

By Rabbi Tully Harcsztark and Dr. Rivka Press Schwartz School administrators often muse that the lack of data regarding our students and parent body creates a gap in our understanding....

Purim Diet Survival Guide

By Alice Hen Although Purim is only one day long, many dieters or people who are just careful with their intake during the year have a hard time on this...

How To Successfully Shop On A Diet

By Alice Hen  Tanya and I had a presentation at Gourmet Glatt Supermarket a while back about shopping successfully on a diet. Many of you asked us to put it...

When The Doctor Becomes The Patient

You have often heard me say that our bodies start by whispering, and when we don’t pay attention, they start shouting at us. Then we have no choice but...

Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehab Center Staff Receive Second Dosages Of Pfizer Vaccine

Staff members at Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Commack were first in line to receive the initial doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in December, and they made...

Are You My Favorite?

You really shouldn’t have a favorite child. For that matter, you may have a favorite child, but no one should be able to know that one exists! Even better...

The COVID Vaccine And Women’s Fertility Health

Separating Facts From Rumors By Lea Davidson From the moment the COVID-19 vaccination campaign began, PUAH’s phone lines have been ringing off the hook. As an organization well-known throughout the greater...

MSH Alumnae Say Goodbye to Class of 2014 Valedictorian

Alumni and faculty of Midreshet Shalhevet, formerly located in North Woodmere, were shaken late last month upon learning of the death of 2014 valedictorian Yocheved Gourarie. Yocheved, 24, of Crown...

Shalva Undertakes Massive Inoculation Campaign

    As global immunization efforts step up, Israel continues leading the international vaccine race with over 150,000 daily inoculations and over 1,000,000 citizens vaccinated against COVID-19 to date. The current...

Building Resilience in Children

By Tzivy Reiter, LCSW Resilience.  It’s a word we’ve been hearing a lot during COVID-19. How can we build resilience during this crisis? There are no easy answers for how to...
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