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The COVID Vaccine and Women’s Fertility Health: Separating Facts from Rumors (8-Minute Important Video)

The COVID Vaccine and Women’s Fertility Health:  Separating Facts from Rumors (8-Minute Important Video)

An educational event sponsored by PUAH From the moment the COVID-19 vaccination campaign began, PUAH’s phone lines have been ringing off the hook. As an organization well-known throughout the greater Jewish community for helping couples fulfill their dreams of building a healthy family, hundreds of anxious women were now turning to us to get their […]

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Young Mother with COVID and Newborn in Critical Condition

Young Mother with COVID and Newborn in Critical Condition

Today on the light rail, on the way home from getting my 1st corona vaccination, I noticed an elderly woman wearing an official badge that read, “I’ve been immunized against Corona.” I imagined the year this woman has had, distanced from her children and grandchildren, shut up at home. And now she’s free to go […]

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The 1st Thing Israel’s Covid Czar Will Do After He’s Vaccinated

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Families Under Lockdown

Families Under Lockdown

We are now in the middle of Israel’s 3rd lockdown, which means my kids are home more or less all day, every day. By 9 PM tonight my little kids were yelling at one another again with shrill indignation, and I’d had it. I turned to my oldest, “Hadas, could you pleeease deal with them? […]

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My Abba, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

My Abba, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

This reminded me of Mom… Watch an excerpt from Gila Sack’s moving eulogy for her father at his funeral this November.

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On My Way to Get the Corona Vaccine…

On My Way to Get the Corona Vaccine…

Over 1.5 million Israelis have gotten the Corona vaccine so far, a sixth of the population, #1 in the world. And I’m personally eager to join that growing number, but I’m too young and too healthy (b”H!) to be eligible. So last night I decided to try my luck, and took a bus to the […]

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A Boy Alone and Scared on the Train by Miryam Swerdlov

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The Solar System According to Yoni

Judging from this picture Yoni drew in kindergarten, if he’d been around during the 6 days of creation, outer space would be pretty psychedelic.

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Elie Wiesel’s Only Child On His Rebellion, And His Father’s Love

Elie Wiesel’s Only Child On His Rebellion, And His Father’s Love

“Just be.” As the cancer progressed with episodic violence, and my father came closer to his end, I would often ask what I could do for him. And, smiling, he would hold my hand and look into my eyes and say: “Just be.” Nothing more than that. There were no more requests. No message he […]

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

My Mom embraced old age, on birthdays she would proclaim stuff like, “77 is the best age so far!” with a vigorous air punch. She loved her wrinkles. Her gray hair. Scoffed at the very word, “Anti-aging.” But as I approach 50, I’m feeling, well, anti-aging! I look in the mirror and don’t like what […]

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