Wellness

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,...
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...

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,...

Jefferson Hospital Opens Shabbat Pantry

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital on March 4 cut the ribbon on a new Shabbat pantry. The pantry will allow Jewish patients and their families to...

Waiting on Transplants a Frustrating Experience

Eleven years ago, Judy Creed donated a kidney to her son, Jonah Selber. She puts it as casually and plainly as that. Asked about her...

Beef Bone Broth: Healthy and Versatile

Bone broth seems to be having its 15 minutes of fame these days. The name — bone broth — refers to a long-simmered concoction of...