This year’s NEDAwareness Week theme is “I Had No Idea” to raise awareness towards the significant impact eating disorders have on individuals, families, and communities across the nation. The more people who learn about these life-threatening illnesses, the more lives we can save. Last year, 100% of U.S. states hosted NEDAwareness Week events and activities. […]
Let’s be safe on Purim! Bodily harm through intoxication is not a mitzvah no Purim, and driving under the influence of alcohol is illegal, leads to impaired judgement, and could even result in a catastrophe. It is time for parents and teens to be proactive and make certain that safety is the overriding concern throughout […]
A Lunch-Break Program for Rebbetzins, Yoatzot, and Kallah Teachers
Breast and Ovarian Cancer in our community; Genetics, Knowledge and Prevention
Speakers Include: Rabbi Elie Abadie, M.D., Founding Rabbi Safra Synagogue Natan Bar-Chama, M.D., Male Reproductive Health of New York Medical Director at RMA of New York, Mt. Sinai Keith Berkowitz, M.D., Medical Director, Center for Balanced Health, NY Michael Glassner, M.D., Director, Mainline Fertility Center, Bryn Mawr, PA Richard Grazi, M.D., Director, Genesis Fertility & […]
The Orthodox Union and Project Witness invite you to a webinar on Monday, June 17th at 8:30PM EST to better understand the impact of trauma Holocaust survivors lived through and its influence on their own and their children’s lives.
The Orthodox Union, together with FEGS, the BJE of Greater New York and the Yeshiva Counseling Network, in consultation with principals/rabbanim, have prepared Alcohol and drug prevention/ intervention guidelines for high schools. We are pleased to share this information with you for adoption by your communal yeshivot and day schools.
Dear Friends, MJHS, one of the largest and most respected not-for-profit hospice and palliative care programs under Jewish auspices, is honored to present you with the enclosed electronic guidebook: Caring for Holocaust Survivors with Sensitivity at End-of-Life. We are grateful to the Orthodox Union for its interest in sharing this useful resource to its membership […]
For MP3 recordings from our 4th International Jewish Medical Ethics Conference, please click here. Here’s what people have said about our previous Jewish Medical Ethics conferences: “Yasher Koach for a marvelous weekend at Lake Placid. There wasn’t a person who I spoke to who didn’t rave about every aspect of the programming.” “It was the […]
Judith Ruskay Rabinor, Ph.D. The American Eating Disorder Center of Long Island firstname.lastname@example.org Originally published in the book “What May I Do With My Body” Jewish Choices/Jewish Voices: Contemporary Ethics, Spirituality, and Identity. Published by the Jewish Publication Society, editors, Elliot Dorff and Louis Newman “To save one life is to save the world.” The […]
Judith Ruskay Rabinor, Ph.D. (Originally published in Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention, Philadelphia: Routledge; Volume 6, Issue 2, Summer 1998.) “Help us find the courage, to make our lives a blessing.”* Healing remains one of the genuine mysteries of life. Throughout history, artists, poets, writers and healers have grappled with the question […]