JOWMA: Supporting Careers of Frum Female Physicians

By Rochelle Miller As an Orthodox Jewish medical student at Renaissance School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, Eliana Fine (Feld) has often been approached by pre-medical and high school students...

Shulamith High School Conquers Ohel OXC

  On Sunday, May 19, Shulamith High School students participated in the 5th annual Ohel OXC — a fundraiser to benefit Ohel. The girls trained for 15 weeks under the...

My Journey: Laugh Out Loud

My last article, “Speech to a Suitcase,” was a parody of the stress of packing and unpacking. I figured there must be a way to relieve the stress, besides...

Del Joiner at St. John’s Awarded Excellence in Health Care Award

Del Joiner, vice president and chief quality officer at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital (SJEH), has been awarded the United Hospital Fund’s (UHF) Excellence in Health Care Award. The recognition...

Report: Israel Has Highest Increase in Opioid Use in OECD

Israel is the fastest rising opioid medication user in the developed world, according to a new Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development report. According to the report, which was released...

Measles Titer Testing at Young Israel of Woodmere a Success

  By Rabbi Aaron E. Glatt, MD The community held a successful measles educational and titer-testing day on Sunday, May 12, at the Young Israel of Woodmere. This event was cosponsored...

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By Marcy Behrmann Farrell The New York City Department of Health has rescinded its closure order for Yeshiva of Central Queens.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

Weathering the Storm of Parenting

By Mindi Werblowsky Saketkhou, LMSW Clinical Director, Madraigos I once heard a quote, “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree … except when there is a storm outside.” This seems...

Yid Parenting: Readers Respond to ‘Dose Of Reality’

  Rabbi Ross, I’m very disappointed by the unscientific and shallow response after the tremendous introduction suggesting much research was done (Yid Parenting: Innoculate Against Lies, May 7, 2019). On the...

Ferkauf Graduate School Opens Upgraded Mental Health, Training Clinic

At the start of Mental Health Awareness Month, Yeshiva University joined New York City and State elected officials with university leadership, students, and faculty to inaugurate newly enlarged and...
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BY DAVID LAZARUS MONTREAL (JTA) — A Canadian editor was handed a one-year prison sentence for promoting hatred against Jews and women in his publication. James...

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