Hope Fading for Jewish Camps to Open

(JTA) — At the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, and as recently as a couple weeks ago, some Jewish camps had hoped they could run for part of the...

Tips to Help Develop Resiliency Skills

Compiled by Rabbi Yehuda B. Kamenetzky  Resilience (or resiliency) is our ability to adapt and bounce back when things don’t go as planned. Resilient people don’t wallow or dwell on...

HAFTR Uses STEM to Help With PPE Shortages

By Josh Berkman There are many ways to show support for medical personnel who are risking their own safety in order to save lives during this pandemic. Some people have...

AcuZen: What Will Normal Look Like?

By Dr. Deborah Rothman I am a proud New Yorker. I have always thrived on the hustle and bustle, and I love that, overall, New Yorkers seem to get more...

Shortages in Dialysis Equipment Blamed for COVID Deaths

Some states use algorithms instead of doctors to decide which patients get dialysis treatments, now in great demand due to the coronavirus-kidney links. The American Society of Nephrology and...

Jump Into Shape Has Online Classes for Women and Men

  Jump Into Shape, a fitness program designed to build a healthier body for your soul, has opened registration for a new men’s and women’s (separate) beginner jump rope program....

Israeli Drug ‘GAMMORA’ Shows Promise for COVID-19

  GAMMORA, a recently approved drug for HIV, was accidently discovered to have a positive effect on COVID-19 patients. Dr. Sebastien Mafoundzi, from Congo Cliniquie La Source hospital located in...

2020 COVID-19 Time Capsule Created By OHEL

OHEL Children’s Home & Family Services has made a special ‘My 2020 COVID-19 Time Capsule,’ available to students in the Jewish community. This time capsule project was created by...

Lawrence Releases Update on Coronavirus Threat

Dr. Marc J. Sicklick, a specialist in allergy, asthma, and immunology, has been advising the Village of Lawrence during the novel coronavirus outbreak. This is his latest advisory. I’m writing this...

Five Towns Premier Celebrates Successful COVID Discharge

  The Five Towns Premier Rehabilitation and Nursing Center is pleased to announce that, Mr. Callender, its first COVID-19 patient, was discharged back to his home in the community. The...
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