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Court De-Fizzes Mayor Bloomberg’s Soda Ban

1 Nisan 5773 – March 12, 2013
A New York state judge ruled that the New York City “big soda can” ban promoted by Mayor Michael Bloomberg is illegal. It was...

Israel Start-Up’s Anti-Obesity Pill Set to Go Big Time

1 Nisan 5773 – March 11, 2013
An Israeli-made pill may be on its way to make the world slimmer. The “slim pill” to reduce obesity could go on the market as a medicine, with the help of a major pharmaceutical company.

Canadian Doctors to Drop Anti-Circumcision Stance

23 Adar 5773 – March 4, 2013
The anti-circumcision crowd is about to suffer a setback with a “revolutionary” new policy by Canadian pediatricians, who will suggest, “Let the parents decide.”

US Orthodox Jews Find Bugs in Nutrition Agenda

16 Adar 5773 – February 25, 2013
The federal government says spinach is so healthy that schools will lose their eligibility for funding if the Popeye favorite is not served, but...

Recipe: Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

4 Adar 5773 – February 13, 2013
Like any other Shepherd’s pie, this vegetarian rendition is just as filling and plentiful.

Guess What? High Cholesterol Helps Elderly Live Longer

21 Shevat 5773 – January 31, 2013
Getting old is not so bad after all. An Israeli study says the reward for keeping a low cholesterol diet until age 80 or so is to let it all out and munch away at French fries and high-fat ice cream.

RCA Statement on Jews Offering New Alternatives to Homosexuality

22 Kislev 5773 – December 6, 2012
In the years since the Rabbinical Council of America's first comment about JONAH (Jews Offering New Alternatives to Homosexuality), "the only Jewish based organization...

Please, America, Learn from Egypt’s Experience: Avoid Socialism

It should take just one visit to the Middle East to understand what America is all about.

I Am a Loser Today

9 Kislev 5773 – November 22, 2012
I am not ashamed to say I am an Israeli Jew, I am a loser today in the war with Hamas.

Goodbye Dairy: Hello Tofutti!

2 Kislev 5773 – November 15, 2012
Tofu. For most of us, the word conjures up images of a spongy white unpalatable mass that is best left on the shelf of our local health food emporium. But for New Jersey resident David Mintz, tofu is a magical substance that holds endless possibilities, particularly for the kosher consumer.

Chief Rabbi: Stop Ingesting Pesticides to Avoid Bugs

23 Heshvan 5773 – November 8, 2012
Some of the supervised, ‘bug-free,’ leafy vegetable growers are using higher levels of pesticides than allowed by Health Ministry standards.

Mayor Bloomberg Gives Restoration Update

21 Heshvan 5773 – November 6, 2012
NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg said ion Monday that an  estimated 115,000 New Yorkers are still without electrical service, down from 145,000 yesterday. The lack...

Debt Ridden NY Times Squeezing Writers, Golden Parachuting CEOs

17 Heshvan 5773 – November 1, 2012
Remember how the New York Times lionized the anti-capitalist Occupy Wall Street vigilantes?

Prime Minister’s Health Report

6 Heshvan 5773 – October 22, 2012
As he does every year, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu informs the public on the state of his health.

Will Your Grandma Be a Victim of Financial Abuse

25 Tishri 5773 – October 11, 2012
Have you ever met the kind of guy that would sell his own grandmother down the river? Since more and more elderly people are being swindled and financially abused every day, it’s crucial to learn how to protect your grandmother and other seniors you care about.

Pre-Health Science At TCLA

19 Tishri 5773 – October 4, 2012
Touro College Los Angeles (TCLA) offers a full array of prerequisite science courses for those interested in continuing their education and/or working in the health science fields. TCLA has recently increased their offerings due to popular demand.

‘I Inspire Myself’

10 Tishri 5773 – September 25, 2012
We first met Shlomie (name and some details have been changed) over 20 years ago. He davens in our shul, and he and my husband share a love of photography. Over time, we got to know each other well.

The Four Most Common Financial Mistakes

8 Tishri 5773 – September 24, 2012
As a financial adviser I notice that certain money mistakes are very commonplace. Are you making these kinds of errors that can destroy a fortune? Instead of learning from your own mistakes, try learning from other people’s mistakes. Here is a list of some of the most common mistakes in financial planning.

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