Health

Tziona Zellis sitting in a hospital bed with her parents Sheryl and Davis Zellis

Local Woman Holds Onto Faith After Leg Amputation

Tziona Zellis of Langhorne was a typical 19-year-old college student. An active member of Chabad Lubavitch of Yardley, she attended Touro College in New...
Bernie Sanders shakes hands with attendees at the rally against the Hahnemann closure.

‘Human Life Is More Important’: Bernie Sanders Joins Hahnemann Rally

Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders was in Philadelphia July 15 to join a rally protesting the closure of Hahnemann University Hospital. “We shouldn’t be talking...
OC87 Recovery Diaries editor-in-chief Gabriel Nathan attaches a GoPro to Herbe's interior

Gabriel Nathan Takes Suicide Prevention on the Road

Gabriel Nathan talks about love more than you do. He talks about it in relation to his twins, Elijah and Louisa, and his wife,...
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...
An aerial view of a family having a picnic

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...