In Israel, some Rebel Against Circumcision

Circumcision is one of Judaism's most important laws and for generations of faithful it has symbolized a biblical covenant with God. But in Israel, more and more Jewish parents are...

Staying Healthy With Diabetes And High Blood Sugar

Bikur Cholim Chesed Organization, in partnership with the Jewish Diabetes Association and Friends with Diabetes, hosts monthly educational programs for community members with diabetes and high blood sugar. Join...

Alternative Grains

By Elke Probkevitz Great food requires great cooking with great ingredients. For produce, that means the freshest you can find and, if possible, organically grown. Grains are no different. Even...

Before And After: New Ad Shows Drug Users Undergoing Shocking Physical Transformation After Years...

A new anti-drug advertisement shows the  devastating physical transformation addicts experience after years of meth  use.  The photos, that show a shocking Dorian  Gray-like deterioration, were compiled from mug...

Mercy’s Winter Diabetes Training Classes

Continuing to address one of the most pressing public-health concerns facing Long Island and the nation, Mercy Medical Center is offering winter sessions of its outpatient diabetes self-management training...

The Real Key To Weight Loss

By Dr. Rachael Schindler Part 2 I teach my clients to work on speeding up their metabolisms and understanding the key hormones in terms of weight loss. Most people don’t believe...

ICRF Honors Peter & Mary Max, Dr. Yashar Hirshaut

The Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF) will host its 2012 Tower of Hope Gala on December 3 at the Pierre Hotel at 2 East 61st Street in New York...

Supporting Friends 4 ALS

By Yaakov (Jay) Radin Executive Producer, Co-chairman, Shirei Achim Productions, Inc. There is a family in the heart of Flatbush whose head of the household has been diagnosed and is now...

Is There A Doctor In The Shul?

Dr. Hylton Lightman, pediatrician and adolescent-medicine practitioner, has relocated his office temporarily into the classrooms in Kneseth Israel, the White Shul. Dr. Lightman’s office was completely wiped out during...

NYU Hospital Outpatients Back Monday; ER Still Closed

NEW YORK - New York University's  Langone Medical Center plans to reopen its doctors' offices and out-patient  procedure and testing sites on Monday but its emergency department remains  closed...

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Seasons Expects Quick Recovery Following Bankruptcy

Seasons Kosher Supermarkets, with locations in Westchester, Queens, Long Island, New Jersey and Maryland, has voluntarily filed a petition for reorganization under Chapter 11...

Ownership of Budapest Holocaust Museum Transferred to Chabad Affiliate

The Hungarian government announced last week that the ownership and management of the new Holocaust museum in the Pava Synagogue, scheduled to open in...

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By Yosef Sosnow More than one million people across the world gathered together on Friday, September 7, to pray for Jewish unity. This remarkable initiative,...

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