On Shushan Purim Katan at Mocha Bleu, a special shiur and discussion was held to benefit vocational programs for young women with special needs at Mercaz Bais Yaakov in Israel, titled “A Gift From the Garden: Medical Cannabis’ Deep Roots in Torah and Israel.”
The talk featured renowned
(Courtesy of HRH) As we finally begin to escape the snowstorms and cold temperatures of the deep winter, we start to turn to brighter and warmer pastures. And for the Jewish community of Northern New Jersey, Purim will soon arrive, bringing joy and festive atmosphere.
At its most basic
Your fourth grader, Avrami, is having a tough year. He’s always been a bit energetic, but now his teacher is calling almost weekly to let you know that his “enthusiastic” and “leibedig” nature has become a bit disruptive. Avrami is a bright boy and has always done well in school, but recently his grades have been
(Courtesy of Sheba Medical Center) Wiping tears away from her eyes after showing young burn victims how to prepare a tasty culinary dish at Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan, Israel, “Top Chef” TV celebrity judge Gail Simmons remarked, “As a parent you cannot help but feel for these youngsters, who have
(Courtesy of Englewood Hospital) Englewood Health’s David Feigenblum, MD, PhD, a cardiac electrophysiologist (specialist in abnormalities of the heart’s electrical system), diagnoses and treats a range of heart rhythm disorders. Ventricular arrhythmias, which occur in the heart’s two lower chambers, or ventricles, can put
(Courtesy of Touro College) Touro College Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) students pursuing careers in mental health networked and learned from top Orthodox professionals in the field at the 22nd annual conference of Nefesh International held recently at the Hyatt Regency in Hauppauge, Long Island.
(Courtesy of BINA) An overflow crowd filled the elegant El Caribe Country Club in Brooklyn for the Annual Dinner of BINA Stroke and Brain Injury Assistance. Dr. Steven Kirshblum, senior medical officer at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in New Jersey and beloved resident of West Orange, was presented with the Physician
(Courtesy of RWJBarnabas Health) The Saint Barnabas Medical Center department of radiation oncology is the first in New Jersey to offer the Halcyon™ system for image-guided radiotherapy to deliver advanced high-quality cancer treatment. This new technology can be used to treat a wide range of cancers including prostate, breast, head and
(Courtesy of OHEL) With much fanfare, over 1,000 members of the community attended the grand opening day of The Kāmin Health Urgent Care at OHEL at the Ganger Medical Center,
(Courtesy of HRH) February is American Heart Month at Hudson Regional Hospital (HRH). Our Cardiology Department deals with all aspects of the diagnosis and treatment of heart diseases (cardiology). This department, like every department in our hospital, is staffed with specially trained physicians and nurses and outfitted
While we all wish to “sleep like a baby” (well, maybe not like my fussy babies), this sleep has looked very different in the past two decades. The Back To Sleep campaign, aimed at successfully preventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) by having infants sleep on their backs, has led to new issues for parents and
(Courtesy of Chai Lifeline) Every once in a while, someone comes into your life and changes you forever. For Dr. Andrew Silverman, oncology fellow at Children’s Hospital of New York Presbyterian at Columbia University Medical Center, that someone was a boy named Eli.
In 2005, young