Nutrition By Tanya: Biggest Fitness Myths

By Alice Harrosh Here are some of the biggest fitness myths I have heard — and the real truth revealed. Walking will change my body. Sorry to disappoint you, but it...

Estate Planning, Part III: Powers of Attorney, Health Care Proxies

By Daphne Stern, Esq. In my previous articles, I discussed the need for virtually every individual to have a valid will (“Why Do I Need A Will?” September 13) and...

Parker Jewish, Health Care Union Oppose Nursing Home Medicaid Cuts

Parker Jewish Institute President and CEO Michael N. Rosenblut joined healthcare workers, elected officials, union leaders, and residents at Parker on Thursday to oppose the New York State Department...

Photo Prose: Micro Expressions

Each person is a complex package, more than what we see. To appreciate someone involves sensitivities on many levels. We want portraits to convey more than appearance, which is...

Registration for 2nd NSPC Health Science Competition Opens

  Registration for the second Neurological Surgery P.C. Health Science Competition (NSPC HSC), a program of the Center for Science Teaching & Learning (CSTL), is now open at CSTL.org/NSPC. Last...

Why You Should Cook Your Chicken Soup in the Oven

BY RACHEL MYERSON My mom serves matzah ball soup every Friday night (#momgoals), and she’s always made it in the oven. When I left home and found myself without my weekly...

Touro Students Learn How to Help Trauma Victims

Had he not been killed in a terrorist attack in Israel four years ago while on his way to volunteer at a nature preserve, Ezra Schwartz of Sharon, Massachusetts,...

Shuvu Classroom Dedicated in Memory of Simcha Belsky, z’l

The seventh grade boys’ classroom in the Shuvu Lod School was dedicated this past week by R’ Abe and Sherree Belsky from Lawrence in memory of their son, Simcha...

Say What? How to Stop Negative Self Talk

By Dalia Abott, LMSW, RD Experts have stated that on average we have 70,000 thoughts a day — about 3,000 every hour. Further research by The National Science Foundation revealed...

Kafka Letters Reveal Deep Affinity for Hebrew

JNS.org – Writings of 20th century Jewish writer Franz Kafka made public for the first time this summer reveal his great affinity for the Hebrew language. Living in Prague in...
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NY’s New Education Regulations Are Vital for Hasidic Children

By MIRIAM MOSTER NEW YORK (JTA) — On our first date nearly nine years ago, my (now) husband resolved to improve Hasidic education. He had grown up...

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