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The first Emergency department nurse to treat a Covid patient at NYU Langone Long Island was also one of the first to get the vaccine: Orthodox Jewish wife, mother and RN, Rachel Travis. Growing up in a religious home in Far Rockaway, Travis received “a great education. [Yeshiva] was a […]
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Growing up in a religious home in Far Rockaway, Rachel Travis received “a great education. [Yeshiva] was a great primer for morality, for ethics, for what it means to be a bastion in the universe and always remember my faith.” Travis worked in finance and then ultimately got a degree […]
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You don’t have to open up more than the first page of the Shulchan Aruch, Code of Jewish Law to see the importance of sleep in Judaism. How to wake up, how to go to sleep, how much to sleep to get, which position to sleep in, which direction to […]
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What image comes to mind when you think about Orthodox Jews during the Coronavirus crisis? Shoshana Bernstein of Monsey, New York is changing that perception to one of Kiddush Hashem, providing meals and snacks to emergency room nurses on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19. But Bernstein isn’t […]
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National Jewish Book Award Winners and Finalists Orthodox Jewish authors Zev Eleff and Yehoshua November were named finalists in the National Jewish Book Awards. November’s second book of poetry, Two Worlds Exist, and Eleff’s Who Rules the Synagogue?: Religious Authority and the Formation of American Judaism and Modern Orthodox Judaism: […]
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If you were to picture a man about to become an Orthodox rabbi and accountant, the image of a pasty, frail guy, pouring over an endless tower of books might come to mind. And then there’s Akiva Neuman: a smiling, boundless ball of energy who does one-handed pull ups and […]
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