The Responsibility Vaccine

By Yochanan Gordon We live in a multidimensional world where things can be perceived on varying levels. So while it seems that, on the face of it, the merits and...

ATIME Brings Practical Knowledge To Kallah Teachers

By Sandy Eller Close to 100 kallah teachers gathered recently in Monsey for an informational event hosted by the CHAVA division of ATIME, providing a wealth of information on the...

Take This Germany: Declining Rates of Circumcision in US Could Lead to $4.4 billion...

Declining rates in infant circumcision in the U.S. could add more than $4.4 billion in avoidable health costs for sexually transmitted infections, a new study suggests. The decreasing rates are...

Anti-Vaxxers And Halachah

Halachic Musings By Rabbi Yair Hoffman They are known as the “anti-vaxxers,” and leading medical experts in the United States claim they are putting the nation at risk. Who are these...

Empowering Children by Harnessing the Power Of Play

By David Schatzkamer, LMHC, RPT-S Life was stressful in the Korngold* household (*Names have been changed to protect the family’s privacy). Yossi, age 8, had been diagnosed with juvenile diabetes...

Artificial Wombs And Halachah

By Yair Hoffman The “BioBag,” perhaps one of the most remarkable innovations in the history of fetal medicine, acts like an artificial replacement womb. It is predicted that this device, already...

The Gift Of Life

My Journey By Michele Herenstein Do you ever wonder what your purpose in life is? Maybe it’s simply to live and be a good person, generous and kind to others. Maybe...

New Mental Health Ed Laws Demand New Vigor From Community

By Sara Seligson Study after study substantiates that more students than ever are struggling with anxiety, depression, drug addiction, and self-harming and suicidal behaviors. Our community-based social-service organizations are helping...

Israeli Bio-Tech in Nasdaq IPO; Miracle White Blood Cell Injection Can Save Diabetics From...

  Main symptoms of diabetes. Photo: WikiCommons. Petah Tikva, Israel-based MacroCure Ltd. filed a prospectus to raise up to $300 million on the Nasdaq, Israel’s Globes business daily reported on Wednesday. MacroCure’s...

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...
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Israeli Political Parties Remain at Impasse As Sept. 17 Approaches

With less than a month to go before Israel’s unprecedented second election this year, it’s becoming clear yet again that neither the right nor...

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Hundreds of more students at Jewish day schools and yeshivahs in New York City may be eligible for Title I educational assistance after a...

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