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Amy Goldberg, surgeon-in-chief at Temple University Hospital

Temple Surgeons Talk Gun Violence

Philadelphia’s homicide rate has risen since the start of 2019, surging ever higher over the last few months, according to the Philadelphia Police Department...
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Ask Miriam | Summer Dinners a Family Quandary

Dear Miriam, In the unstructured lawlessness of summer vacation, I can't figure out how to feed my family dinner. Everyone seems to snack all day...

Philacatessen | Wasabina: Where Have You Been All My Life?

I love it when I discover a totally new food. This happened to me recently at the farmers market when I stumbled upon a...
Michael Alexander, director of regional affairs at Israeli Consulate General in New York; Neil Cooper, executive partner at Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld and president of Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce; Kevin Provost, CEO of Greenhouse Ventures; Ambassador Dani Dayan, Israel consul general in New York; and Vered Nohi, executive director of the Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce

From ‘Father of Cannabis’ to Today, Israelis Are at Forefront of Medical Cannabis Industry

“What is the fundamental difference between Judaism and Christianity?” asked BOL Pharma CEO Tamir Gedo, who called in from Israel for the “Innovation in...
Chani Yondorf at the computer

Dr. Chani Yondorf Offers Uncommon OB-GYN Services Mindful of Jewish Practice

Frimi Levy, who teaches kallah classes on family purity laws and marriage advice, has referred a handful of her students to Dr. Chani Yondorf. Yondorf...

Israeli Scientist Discusses Cancer Treatment

Marcelle Machluf, the dean of biotechnology and food engineering at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, is working on an innovative cancer treatment called nanoghosts. Nanoghosts,...

Local Woman Battles to Get Special Treatment for OCD

Showering, brushing teeth, going to sleep — the daily tasks most adults do without thinking — are obstacles for Hallee Wirtshafter, a 32-year-old Jewish...

Spring Dilly-icious Carrots

Spring has sprung in our region, and that is cause for happiness in my world. We are eagerly awaiting early-season produce, but I’ve managed to...

High Schooler Wins Award for HIV Research

Samuel Weissman, a Jewish 17-year-old student at Harriton High School, hopes his research on HIV might one day lead to a cure. In the meantime,...

Celery Takes Center Stage (or at Least a Supporting Role)

Celery is having a moment. Early this year, celery juice seemed to have replaced kale juice as the cure-all panacea. Every time I turned around,...