‘Diabetes Of The Brain’: How Your Diet Affects Your Brain

By Dr. Bo Rosenblat Chief Physician for Dr. Bo’s Diet You’ve heard it from your dentist: sugary drinks and junk food will rot your teeth. Your primary care physician and pediatrician...

Staying Fit On Vacation

By Elke Probkevitz Going on vacation is all about getting away and relaxing, detaching from the rest of the world and rejuvenating ourselves to get us through the rest of...

Reshape Your Food

By Elke Probkevitz When Purim comes around, there is not a kosher bakery in sight that doesn’t carry a triangle-shaped cookie with all sorts of fillings in the center. We...

Compliance Checklists

By Anessa V. Cohen  When a homeowner decides to sell, brokers can offer many tips as to different cost-efficient ways to prepare the property for presentation in order to realize...

Reflections On Eating

Mental Wellness By Dr. Rachel Lowinger I am amazed by young women these days: they are so beautiful and capable, and opportunities for self-expression and accomplishment are seemingly endless. They have...

Gal Gadot, Bar Refaeli Encourage Israelis to Get Measles Vaccine

(Kveller via JTA) There’s a measles outbreak in Israel. It’s spreading to Orthodox communities in the United States, and many are speaking out encouraging parents to vaccinate their kids. Two prominent Israeli moms...

Three Circles, One Photographer

Photo Prose By Gary Rabenko Sometimes everything is going right–but no one knows it! Here I am in the center of the women’s dancing, covering all three circles. The bride’s friends are...

Chabad Of The Five Towns January Events

Shabbat youth groups melaveh malkah. January 3, 7:30 p.m.A special night for all the exceptional daveners. For boys and girls in grades 1—6. Good food, fun games, amazing prizes....

The Missing Piece

My Journey By Michele Herenstein I recently “finished” a 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle. I had decided that I needed something new to keep my mind sharp, and honestly, I believe jigsaws are...

How To Talk So That Your Child Can Listen

By Zahava Goldstein From the day you come home with your newborn, you begin speaking to your baby. We hear ourselves saying, “Oh, you sound hungry; let Mama feed you,”...
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  Irresponsible Advice Dear Editor, I was extremely dismayed to read “Monsey Stabber: A Halachic Analysis” in the January 3 issue. The author, although insisting he was...

UK Classifies Hezbollah as Terrorist Group, Freezes Its Assets

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — The United Kingdom designated the entire Hezbollah organization as a terrorist group and froze its assets. The Finance Ministry move, which was...

Political Roundup: Nassau County Joins Climate Program

Nassau County Joins Climate Smart Communities Program Nassau County Executive Laura Curran was joined by New York State Senator Todd Kaminsky to announce Nassau County’s...

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