Camp Offers Sick Jewish Children—and Their Families—a Vacation From Illness

For two weeks at Camp Simcha every summer, campers aren’t kids with cancer or kids with cerebral palsy. They’re just kids.

Rabbis Shave Their Heads For Cancer Research

More than 70 reform rabbis to participate in pediatric cancer fundraiser

Breast Cancer Survivor Michelle Arbel Helps Other Survivors Feel Whole Again

The Israeli entrepreneur’s prosthetic nipples allow women to regain confidence in their appearance and avoid additional surgery

Watch: Jewish Teen With Brain Cancer’s Wish Comes True

16-year-old Olivia Wise records moving cover of ‘Roar,’ Katy Perry responds

‘But Mommy, Am I Going To Get Breast Cancer Too When I Grow Up?’

I wanted to avoid putting my children through what I’d been through as my mother and grandmother struggled with the disease

How Praying Together Can Offer Hope—Even When Prayers Aren’t Answered

Every night, I took part in a prayer group to help a sick child and her family. But I’m the one who ended up transformed.

Why Are So Many Jewish Parents Opting Not To Vaccinate Their Kids for HPV?

Concerns grow about the shot’s efficacy, despite promising results. Maybe we’re more worried about our daughters’ sexuality.

What The Gene Patent Ruling Means for Jews

Supreme Court decision will make BRCA mutation testing more accessible

Praying for My Patients

As a doctor, I know there’s a power higher than me. That’s why I pray every day for the people I’m treating.

Kaddish With a Dead Celebrity

In a cemetery thousands of miles away, an unexpected host helped me reconnect with my lost friend

Brought Together by Cancer

Israeli and Palestinian breast-cancer survivors build camaraderie as we face a common enemy

Doctor’s Orders: Sing This Song

Singing is a potent therapeutic tool—that’s why I started leading a weekly sing-along for cancer patients

In Memoriam, David Rakoff (1964-2012)

Remembering a brilliant, generous friend

How Tisha B’Av Helped Me Heal

Cancer, and a year of chemotherapy, gave me a new perspective on Jewish holidays—starting with Tisha B’Av

A Declaration of Dependence

Americans celebrate independence, but dependence can also be essential, especially in difficult times

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