Amudim Charity Days, September 17-18

By Arye Nisonson Who can argue with the fact that Amudim, founded by Zvi Gluck, is having a dramatic impact on a community like ours that specifically prefers not to...

Vision Screenings Boost Back-To-School Success

By Rivka Markowitz, OD Q: My child failed the vision screening, should I really be concerned? A: Vision screenings are, thankfully, commonplace at your child’s pediatric office and/or school. The purpose...

The Mother-Daughter Food Relationship

  By Dalia Abott, LMSW RD Whether they know it or not, mothers are powerful nutrition role models for their daughters. As mothers, we pass down specific genetic traits such as...

700 Help Emunah’s Children, Families Beat the Odds

  On November 10, over 500 people and 300 Young Leaders of Emunah gathered at Chelsea Piers to celebrate Emunah’s work helping vulnerable Israelis “Beat the Odds.” The Emunah annual...

From Sukkos to Simchas Torah, the Party Goes On

By Gabriel Geller Royal Wine/Kedem The two holidays on the Jewish calendar symbolizing the most simcha (joy) are coming upon us. Sukkos and Shemini Atzeres–Simchas Torah are indeed referred to as...

Hilton Celebrates 100th Anniversary – L’Chaim

The Garden Terrace, the open roof outlet of the Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem, overlooking the city’s skyline, is now open for summer, together with Hilton Tel Aviv’s Lobby Terrace overlooking...

NYC Health Officials Say Measles Outbreak Has Ended

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — The measles outbreak concentrated in Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods in New York City is considered over. There have been no new infections over the last two incubation...

At The Heart of Your Hearing

By Esther Fogel It may seem unlikely, but your heart and your hearing are connected! Increasingly, studies have shown that people with compromised cardiovascular health are at increased risk for impaired...

Hundreds Attend Annual Brunch to Support Shalom Task Force

  On Sunday, November 17, Shalom Task Force greeted over 300 community members at their annual brunch at the Sephardic Temple in Cedarhurst. This standing-room-only crowd came together to support...

Top 10 Reasons to Have a Hearing Test

  By Dr. Mary Lou Carlson Many people ask me why they need to have a hearing test. They will either tell me, “I hear just fine,” or “My husband mumbles,”...
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