health

When a presidential candidate is misinformed about late term abortion

In recent weeks there has been a great deal said by presidential candidate, Donald Trump, that has caused deep upset ...

Doctors and Matchmakers: A More Perfect Union?

Everybody wants the best for their children, especially when it comes to marriage. The choice of a spouse by a ...

When I Lost Control, I Started to Lose Weight

There are lots of versions of this story, and while it would be just perfect if it were true, its ...

Exercising Religious Freedom

I’m a runner, a three-time marathoner. Whenever someone asks when I took up running, I say I started 12 years ago. ...

Coalition building: Towards LGBTQ-inclusive Sex Ed in Boston

Mimi Arbeit, who writes a weekly column called The Debrief for JewishBoston.com , takes a look at LGBTQ-inclusive sex ed. ...

Infertility Is Not A Disease

Infertility is so difficult to talk about since it is such a personal struggle and everybody experiences it in a ...

Rambam and Medicine

Maimonides, popularly known as Rambam, was born on March 30, 1135. Maimonides is best known as a philosopher, prolific author and jurist: ...

The Inhumanity of “Affordable Care”

A few days ago, the distraction of actual governance in Washington was the report on Employment, the economy, and the ...

A Blessing for a Surrogate Mother

“Do you know of a prayer for a surrogate?” The question came over Facebook Chat a few nights ago, sent ...

Sex and violence

A friend of mine recently posted a link to this blog post about a screening of an Israeli film titled ...