NY Ban on Public Smoking 100 Feet From Schools and Selling E-Cigarettes to Minors

On September 5, New York Governor Cuomo signed two bills in effect, which aim to protect children and teens from the harmful effects of cigarettes. The new laws include...

Reaching Out To Those In Need

By Menachem Gordon As a parent, you naturally want to give your children everything, or at least as much as you are capable of providing them. You do these things...

Real Estate Hopes For The New Year

I came to the realization a long time ago that you must have a true sense of humor to be a real-estate broker. This being said, I reflected the...

Feds FINALLY Ready to Recognize 9/11 Cancer Link

After an 11-year battle, the federal government is poised to finally recognize that people who lived near Ground Zero – as well as rescue and recovery workers who sifted...

The Package By Imma Dearest

Though this is normally a parenting blog, I had an Ellul-worthy inspiration I would like to share. It’s sort of a parent acting like a child type situation. I admit...

Better Safe Than Sorry: Unrecognized Heart Attacks Common, Deadly

For every heart attack that strikes with chest pain, shortness of breath and nausea, almost two more slide in under the radar among older adults, a new study found. The...

Ahmed Subei: Treaty With Israel has Brought Hepatitis, Cancer to Egypt

gypt’s peace accord with Israel is “a mark of shame upon the Egyptian people” and must be amended, a media adviser for Egypt’s Freedom and Justice Party, the political...

Benefits of Circumcision Outweigh Risks, US Pediatrics Sroup Says

CHICAGO, Aug 27 (Reuters) - The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued new guidelines saying the health benefits of infant circumcision outweigh the risks of the surgery, but the...

Orthodox and Anorexic

By the time Chaya Faigie Jundef was accepted into an eating-disorder treatment program in 2007, she weighed 52 pounds. Too weak to walk, she was carried in. Her hair...

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...

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Apartment Hunting in Israel During Chol Ha’moed

By Gedaliah Borvick A client wanted to go apartment hunting in Jerusalem during chol ha’moed Pesach but was unsure whether according to halachah he may...

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Israeli high-tech startups raised $1.55 billion in the first quarter of 2019, or a 28 percent increase compared to the first quarter last year,...

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli President Reuven Rivlin held a Passover seder with 400 lone soldiers. The soldiers also were joined on Friday by Israel Defense...

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