Friday, May 20, 2022

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Bnai Yeshurun Welcomes R’ Dovid Cohen as Scholar in Residence

The Adult Education Committee of Congregation Bnai Yeshurun  is proud to host as Scholar in Residence this Shabbat Parshat Vayeishev – Dec. 12-13 - Rabbi Dovid Cohen - Rabbi of the Young Israel of the West Side.

Rabbi Cohen will be speaking at a Friday Night Oneg (8PM) on the topic of:  “Models of Jewish Leadership Circa 2015;” the Shabbat Morning


21st Century Dentistry: Dental Implants

Tooth loss is a condition that millions of Americans suffer from. In fact, 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth and 35 million are completely edentulous, meaning they are missing all of their teeth. These numbers are expected to grow in the next 2 decades. When teeth are lost, it does not only affect a person’s appearance,


Psychological Insights from Bereishit

We have all faced the challenge of letting go of our anger and resentment at one time or other. More often than we would like to think, these feelings remain unresolved and the level of anger increases and even becomes pervasive. Holding on to one’s anger and failing to forgive real or perceived betrayals of trust not only impact on


Jewish Women’s Health Symposium At Holy Name a Success

A symposium on Jewish Women’s Health at the Teaneck Jewish Center, presented by Holy Name Hospital on November 16, armed 200 women, and a few men, with information about hereditary genetic risks for breast and gynecologic cancers and how breast imaging can detect cancer early when there is the best chance for a


What Is Exercise Addiction, Really?

In the hype and chaos of graduate school most of my professors, friends, and supervisors have at some point asked the students how we manage with the stress and busy schedules. There is an array of responses, from watching television to making time to go out with friends. But almost always someone throws in the answer


If You Have A Cold, Don’t Ask the Dr. for Antibiotics

Antibiotic resistance is a major threat to public health. Resistance makes it harder for physicians to treat infections and can increase the chance patients will die from an infection. What is more, the treatment of antibiotic-resistant infections poses a huge cost to health-care systems. Patients have to stay in the hospital for longer and


THE GYM of Englewood Raises $7,000 for Breast Cancer Foundation

October classes and push-up contest help Bergen County based charity with funds for research

Englewood–THE GYM, a complete lifestyle and fitness center, honored Breast Cancer Awareness Month with fundraising events at its two Bergen County locations. THE GYM has raised over $11,000 combined for October 2013 and October 2014 for the Triple Negative


Preparing Children for the Holiday Hustle and Bustle

The holidays are a time for wonderful food and memorable occasions with family and friends. Sometimes, however, the holidays can also bring stressful events for adults. We tend to forget that these times can also be stressful for children. Here are some helpful strategies to approach this joyous, yet stressful, time of the year


Explainer: What Is Seasonal Affective Disorder?

It’s that time of year again–the end of daylight savings and the beginning of the dark season. While many of us look forward to seasonal festivities, millions can also expect feelings of depression, fatigue, irritability, and poor sleep. This form of mental illness, commonly known as the “winter blues,” is Seasonal Affective


Cure for Type 1 Diabetes?

The ßAir bio-artificial pancreas, developed by Israel’s Beta-O2, was recently implanted in the first of eight diabetes patients in Sweden as part of a $1 million pilot human study on this groundbreaking treatment and potential cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D). Chairman of the Board Dan Gelvan tells ISRAEL21c that the advanced


How Cannabis Shrank an Aggressive Brain Cancer

Senior Research Fellow at St George’s, University of London

Widely proscribed around the world for its recreational uses, cannabis is being used in a number of different therapeutic ways to bring relief for severe medical conditions. Products using cannabinoids, the active components of the cannabis


21st Century Dentistry: Dental Care for Children

Dental care for children should start even before the teeth come in. Simply wipe your babies’ gums with a piece of gauze or a wet washcloth. We usually recommend this be done during bath time. This will remove bacteria, and will also prepare your child to eventually have a toothbrush in her or his mouth. Once the teeth start to erupt,

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