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Posted on: January 9th, 2012

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The teenage years are no picnic for both the teenager and the parents. Parents of young children yearn for these days, which they assume will be carefree child-rearing, but are rudely introduced to a challenging parental time.

 

Posted on: January 9th, 2012

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One of the most difficult moral aspects of organ transplantation is the fact that in many cases, the organ donor must be declared clinically dead before the life-saving surgical procedure can begin.

 

Posted on: January 9th, 2012

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We have all been raised in a culture which we are taught to believe in the “miracles of modern medicine.”

 

Posted on: January 4th, 2012

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What began 10 years ago as a small group of volunteers providing mental health referrals within the Jewish community has evolved into a full-fledged mental health referral, education and support organization that takes on 6,000 new patients annually in four major cities across the globe.

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Posted on: December 21st, 2011

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Some people are naturals at visiting people in the hospital. Others feel awkward: What should I say? How long should I stay? Does the person even want me to come?

A Chassidic Jewish man holds aloft a baby boy named Chaim Mordechai Gross in a 2009 Pidyon HaBen ceremony in Israel. (Illustration Photo)
 

Posted on: December 9th, 2011

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The number of Jewish babies born in Israel has increased by nearly 20% since 2001, while at the same time the number of Muslim and Christian newborns has dropped by 5% and 10%, respectively, this according to Israel's Immigration Authority.

African child
 

Posted on: December 8th, 2011

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A delegation of Israeli mohels (ritual circumcisors) returned from a two week trip to Africa last week, where they prepared a UN medical team for a mass African circumcision.

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Israeli Operating Room - Wolfson Medical Center, Holon
 

Posted on: November 24th, 2011

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In a comparison between Israel, the United States, and other OECD countries, Israelis live longer, pay less.

 

Posted on: June 4th, 2010

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As parents of special children we’ve all been the recipient of some “interesting” remarks from others whether relatives, friends, acquaintances and even total strangers.

 

Posted on: June 7th, 2009

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I was lucky to find a parking spot near the house. I was worried about being late, because I knew that Shmuel, the husband of the couple I was interviewing, had to leave within an hour to be on time for the mincha minyan at his local Breslav shul.

 

Posted on: June 2nd, 2008

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“I feel mad because my brother is always breaking my things.” “I wish things weren’t always so hard for him.” “I feel both happy and sad that she is my sister.”

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