Israeli Study: Breastfeeding Can Reduce Risk of Children Getting Cancer

JNS.org - Breastfeeding can significantly reduce the risk of children getting cancer, says a new study conducted by Israel’s University of Haifa. According to the study, children who were breastfed...

Stopping the Madness

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman Let's picture the true story of a wonderful Bais Yaakov girl in high school. She has friends, she loves her Torah classes.  She does well in Limudei...

On A Positive Note

Photo Prose By Gary Rabenko I may seem negative, critical, or too serious about photography and the condition of photographers these days. But in many ways, photographers have never had it...

Ohel Launches ‘Devoted Dads’ Support Group

The problem of divorce in the Jewish world has gained much attention in recent years. With divorce rates climbing in the Jewish community, there is a good chance you...

Exciting Plans At Pediatric Healthcare Of LI

The Woodmere practice of Pediatric Healthcare of Long Island has recently relocated to a beautiful new office facility. The new building, at 145 Franklin Place in Woodmere, faces the...

The Magic Of Cauliflower

By Elke Probkevitz Winter produce can be disappointing, with its limited selection. There are not many fresh, bright veggies out there this time of year. Root veggies such as potatoes,...

Marriage proposal greets Miami marathon runner at finish

(JTA) – A marriage proposal awaited a runner at the finish line of the Miami Marathon. New Yorker Rachel Avisrur, who was running in Sunday’s marathon to raise money and...

Learning Doesn’t Stop For Vacation At Har Torah

Over the winter vacation, the students (and parents) at Yeshiva Har Torah had the opportunity to continue learning through an exciting video lesson project. With both Tu B’Shevat and...

Pixels: More Or Less

Photo Prose By Gary Rabenko Nokia, I am told, has demonstrated that a helicopter-mounted Nokia smartphone can get HD-quality imagery of pedestrians on the street below and thus, to quote them,...

Tropical Flavors

By Elke Probkevitz While we attempt to defrost from the wintery weather, dreaming of escaping somewhere tropical might just pull us through till spring arrives. Coconut milk is one of...
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British Teacher Threatens to Send Students ‘Off to the Gas Chambers’

A British primary school teacher has been fired after she told a group of Jewish students that they would be sent to the “gas...

Kohelet: The ‘Wright’ Motivation

By Danyel Goldberg Shulamith High School Assistant Principal אֹהֵ֥ב כֶּ֨סֶף֙ לֹֽא־יִשְׂבַּ֣ע כֶּ֔סֶף וּמִֽי־אֹהֵ֥ב בֶּֽהָמ֖וֹן לֹ֣א תְבוּאָ֑ה גַּם־זֶ֖ה הָֽבֶל Whoever loves silver will not be sated with silver,...

Jewish Group to Plant ‘Trees of Life’ for Pittsburgh, Poway Victims

The Jewish organization United With Israel is inviting people to sponsor the planting of more than 20 different fruit trees in Israel in memory...

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