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Judah Isaacs

Eating Disorders in the Jewish Community

August 30, 2013, by

The Jewish community is not immune to the various diet and health misconceptions, pressure to be thin, biological and environmental factors contribute to the rising numbers of eating disorders, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder. Eating disorders affect the entire Jewish community, from the irreligious to the ultra-orthodox.

To the Queens College Jewish Community

November 5, 2012, by

To the Queens College Jewish Community: Our hearts go out to all those who suffered losses during the devastation of hurricane Sandy. Whether it be power, heat, cars, basements or entire homes or businesses, the effects of this disaster will be felt for a long time. As we continue to hear about the fallout of

Day School Affordability Solutions: Orthodox Union Offers Challenge Grants

August 31, 2011, by

The Orthodox Union’s Challenge Grant for Innovative and Replicable Solutions to Address Day School Affordability I. Introduction The Orthodox Union recognizes that day school affordability is an issue of prime concern for the Orthodox community. The OU, through its Institute for Public Affairs, is pursuing legislative initiatives both locally and nationally to ease the tuition