Summer Safety Tips For Seniors

By Sam Rausman The dog days of summer are upon us, and while everyone enjoys a little sunshine, there are potential dangers that the summer heat can bring, particularly for...

Anti-Social Media

By Hannah Reich Berman It seems that we are all at risk. Homeland Security has its hands full. And the Director of National Intelligence is not having a joy ride...

Williamsburg Leaders Meet With Health Department to Stem Spread of Measles

BROOKLYN– Leaders and school administrators from the Orthodox Jewish community in Williamsburg met Thursday at the offices of United Jewish Organizations of Williamsburg and North Brooklyn (UJO) with NYC Department of...

Focus on Challah: Pumpkin Challah

By Marcy Farrell I love baking challah. While I was in labor with my firstborn, I baked challah. But my husband and his kids don't appreciate homemade challah. They prefer...

Time For Some Ice Pops

By Elke Probkevitz There was a hint of summer this week–did you feel it? If not summer, then definitely spring, which makes us giddy with excitement over the chance that...

Vacation Fun, Part 2

By Phyllis J. Lubin I ended last week’s article with a cliffhanger, so I know you all spent this past week wondering what the Lubin crew did after the Kalahari...

The Waiting Room

By Michele Herenstein I went nonchalantly into the city for my follow-up sinus appointment, hoping to get it over with quickly and move on with my life. I had followed...

Body By Rachael: Obesity And Exercise

By Dr. Rachael E. Schindler We hear a lot about obesity these days. The usual solutions range from gastric-bypass surgery to strict diets and lots of exercise. However, even with...

Atlanta’s ‘Rabbi Jake’ Takes Jewish Music World by Storm

Atlanta might be well-known for Coca-Cola and Hartsfield-Jackson International, the busiest airport in the world, but for music lovers both large and small, the city’s true claim to fame...

Hiring A Band: What Are You Doing? Part 1

By Gershon Veroba The headline above is actually a fair question. I’ve watched parents and brides and grooms from all walks of life use all sorts of methods for hiring...
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More Title I Assistance Available to Jewish Students in NYC

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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A 17-year-old girl was killed and her father and older brother were seriously wounded on Friday when a bomb was detonated at a natural...

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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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