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Orthodox Jews in Medicine

Cleveland-born physician Ira Mosen recently made aliyah with his family and is proud to serve patients from any background, but it is his new job as an acclaimed debut author with a breakout novel about Israel that truly breaks down barriers. His book, First Among Nations, puts an ultra-Orthodox Jew, […]
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Managing busy families, religious law and saving lives during the scariest time for health professionals in recent history, Orthodox Jewish Women in medicine are a whole different class of hero. The Jewish Orthodox Women’s Medical Association (JOWMA) and Orthodox Jewish Nurses’ Association (OJNA) aim to make this seemingly impossible balance […]
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Alexandra Friedman is not a typical Monsey Hasidic mother of ten children, but she is one of a few who can now be proud to be called “Doctor.” With children ranging between 8-months-old and 21-years-old, she and her husband have collaborated on how to support her in her journey to […]
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May is Mental Health Awareness month and instead of brushing it under the rug, the Orthodox Jewish community is increasing conversation and resources, and having Shabbatons to help those who are struggling. The Pandemic has had an effect on everyone, but all the more so on those who were already […]
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Judge Ruchie Freier has made incredible efforts to help Orthodox Jewish women in Brooklyn to train and work as EMTs, and her volunteer ambulance service Ezras Nashim has created a new perception of women’s professional role in the community. For decades, volunteer ambulance group Hatzalah has led the efforts to […]
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Jew in the City mourns the passing of Rabbi Dr. Abraham Twerski, a Hasidic rabbi, psychiatrist and mental health and substance abuse expert who authored over sixty books and made a lasting impact on the wider world. He was one of the first born-and-bred Hasidic Jews to attend medical school, […]
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Editor’s Note: Rabbi Dr. Abraham Twerski was a Hasidic rabbi, psychiatrist and mental health and substance abuse expert who authored over sixty books and made a lasting impact on the wider world. He was one of the first born-and-bred Hasidic Jews to attend medical school, at a time when it […]
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Shevi Rosner is doing what thousands of front-line health care workers in the U.S. are doing today, risking her life to save others. But she is also making a huge Kiddush Hashem as her work through the Orthodox Jewish Nurses Association has seen her efforts fundraise and procure masks and […]
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Shevi Rosner is like thousands of other front-line health care workers around the world, who are risking their lives each day to save others during the Coronavirus pandemic. As an observant Jew, she also has the opportunity to make a huge Kiddush Hashem through the Orthodox Jewish Nurses Association, where […]
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Karlie Kloss: “Only Now Do I Have The Confidence To Stand Tall & Know The Power Of My Voice” Shabbat, the day of rest that requires completely disconnecting from the digital world from sunset each Friday until nightfall on Saturday, has been a ritual Kloss has specifically embraced. “I think […]
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