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(Alma via JTA) – For most Jews, the etrog, a thick-rinded citrus, is relegated to a fleeting, supporting role. Held beside the lulav (palm frond) once a year during the upcoming festival of … more
(The Nosher via JTA) – Yom Kippur is one of the most, if not the most, important day on the Jewish calendar. For many Jews, fasting and being in synagogue is the focus of the … more
Michael Fine, a past director of the Rhode Island Department of Health, is a physician, writer and community organizer. He is the chief health strategist for the city of Central Falls and the … more
TEL AVIV — Shlomit Norman was only 42 when doctors diagnosed her with multiple myeloma — a bone marrow cancer with no known cure that rarely strikes people under the age of 65. At the time, … more
With summer barbecue season here, Americans everywhere will be firing up their grills and feasting on their favorite foods.   But many of our culinary indulgences come with a cost. … more
Judaism and Buddhism in the same joke? Nu! After all, both traditions share the idea that looking inward is a key to improving one’s interactions with the world outside.   In the … more
In January 2011, Zack Slavkin traveled to a secluded property in northern Vermont, deposited everything he had into a locked closet and rode a snowmobile deep into the snowy wilderness. For most … more
Every year on Jan. 1, people all around the world vow to change their life through what we call New Year’s resolutions. Whether we resolve to eat healthier, go to the gym, lose weight, get that degree, or something else, most of us fail at these attempts to change within a few short months — sometimes even weeks or days.So, what can we do to change our physical and/or mental health to make our resolutions stick? more
Hearing is important no matter your age — but you start to pay more attention to hearing problems and issues as you age.   We asked Dr. Kristen Rubin, of Keystone Audiology in … more
WASHINGTON (JTA) – Bryant Johnson says pressure creates diamonds, and I think I just upped the carat level.   Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s personal trainer did not know that his … more
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