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By Marcy Behrmann Farrell The New York City Department of Health has rescinded its closure order for Yeshiva of Central Queens.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...

IVF With PGD: Messengers of Geulah

By Rabbi Shay Schachter “I am most proud of being a direct descendant of the Ba’al Shem Tov,” were the words of the highly accomplished Professor Gheona M. Altarescu. Altarescu is...

PUAH Hosts Rabbinic Training Seminar on Infertility

Put 18 pulpit rabbis in one room for a week and what do you get? While this sounds like a good opening line for a derashah or a rabbi joke,...

Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology Opens New Office In Five Towns

On April 19, Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology, the largest private radiology practice on Long Island, opened its ninth location in Nassau County. The office is located at 625 Rockaway Turnpike in...

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...

PUAH Rabbinic Adviser: Egg Freezing Is a Gift of Hope

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 raised three separate points: First,...

Jump Rope for the Health of It

  By Dave Hunt Founder/Owner, Crossrope Seven years ago, I created Crossrope because I wanted a better jump rope. Through years of athletic training and fitness routines, I experienced the joy of...

Guide Found Healing in the Wilderness; Now He Helps Others

BY BEN HARRIS In January 2011, Zack Slavkin traveled to a secluded property in northern Vermont, deposited everything he had into a locked closet and rode a snowmobile deep into...

Goldschmidt Elected President of American Committee for Shaare Zedek

The American Committee for Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem is pleased to announce that the National Board has elected Dr. Howard Zvi Goldschmidt to serve as its new...

Israel Now the Land of Milk, Honey … and Cannabis

Everyone at the CannaTech conference was high ...  on the idea that greater pharmaceutical and legal recreational usage of cannabis could soon become a reality in Israel. A whopping 1,000...
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