After Years of Delays, Orthodox Women’s EMT Corps Due To Launch in Brooklyn

Ezras Nashim will provide emergency medical care for female patients in Boro Park while maintaining standards of modesty

Reading Maimonides With Sherwin B. Nuland

The surgeon and writer, who died this month, tackled life’s tough questions

A Flourishing $40 Million Medical Marijuana Industry Helps Israelis Forget

On a kibbutz south of Tel Aviv, medical marijuana helps soothe the pain of cancer patients and Holocaust survivors

Praying for My Patients

As a doctor, I know there’s a power higher than me. That’s why I pray every day for the people I’m treating.

D.C.’s Marijuana Reform Rabbi

Jeffrey Kahn and his wife are set to open one of the first medical marijuana dispensaries in Washington, D.C.

Playing the Odds

This week’s parasha teaches us that in matters of life and death, it’s best to just close our eyes, roll the dice, and trust in blind luck

Sore

When immigrant Lower East Side moms rioted over tonsillectomies

Jewish Abortion Technician

After a young woman’s 1871 death, the press took aim at an immigrant from Plotsk

Measles Rash

Immunization fears lead to another outbreak among New York’s ultra-Orthodox

Body Politic

What makes a body Jewish?

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