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By Marcy Behrmann Farrell The New York City Department of Health has rescinded its closure order for Yeshiva of Central Queens.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

NYC Health Officials Say Measles Outbreak Has Ended

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The measles outbreak concentrated in Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods in New York City is considered over. There have been no new infections over the last two incubation...

NSPC’s Dr. Jonathan Brisman Only L.I. Neurosurgeon On New York Magazine’s New “Best Docs”...

Jonathan L. Brisman, MD, has been named, again, to the just-published New York Magazine’s “Best Doctors” list. He has been recognized by his peers, each year, since 2013. And...

Leading Israeli Hospital Partners With Stanford for Medical-Tech Symposium

Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa, Israel. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa is partnering with Stanford University Medicine for a joint symposium to explore...

Bonei Olam Brings Five Towns Back to the Shtetl

By Yochanan Gordon Alexander Olshanetsky composed the famous Klezmer tune Mayn Shtetele Belz sometime during the 1850s, a song that possesses strong yearnings for an era that, despite the affluence of...

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...

Eating Out and Still Losing Weight

  By Alice Harrosh Let’s say you’ve booked a big dinner, so you skip lunch. Sound familiar? I think this is something most of us tend to do. Don’t. By the...

Health Ministry Aims to Design System for the Future

By EYTAN HALON By 2030, Israel’s population is expected to rapidly grow from almost nine million citizens to more than 11 million, four times greater than the average population growth...

Parker Jewish, Health Care Union Oppose Nursing Home Medicaid Cuts

Parker Jewish Institute President and CEO Michael N. Rosenblut joined healthcare workers, elected officials, union leaders, and residents at Parker on Thursday to oppose the New York State Department...

Getting Back On Track After The Holidays

By Alice Harrosh We just finished a three-day holiday! To someone like me, the first thing that comes to mind is: TOO MUCH EATING! As always, I gave out guidelines to...
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