The Chicago Jewish Home January 31, 2019 The start of 2019 came with a new opportunity for the Orthodox nurses of Chicago. There was a gathering at the home of Raina Leon, MSN RN, to kickstart a Chicago division of the Orthodox Jewish Nurses Association (OJNA). The OJNA was founded in 2008 in Maryland, [...]
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The New Yorker, January 2019 Blima Marcus is an oncology nurse and a member of the ultra-Orthodox community in Borough Park, Brooklyn, where the incidence of measles has risen sharply since last fall, as it has in similar enclaves in the New York area: Williamsburg, Brooklyn; Rockland County in upstate New York; and Ocean County in New [...]
OJNA IN A NUTSHELL: OJNA is a non-profit organization that provides support, networking events, career development, and job opportunities for frum nurses. WHAT MOTIVATED YOU TO LAUNCH YOUR ORGANIZATION? In 2008, when Rivka Pomerantz, BSN, RN, graduated from nursing school, she felt a need to connect to other frum nurses. In her search for support and the proper forum to discuss topics related to [...]
The Orthodox Jewish Nurses Association (OJNA) is excited to announce that registration is now open for their annual nursing conference. It will be held on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Lander College for Women in New York City and is open to male and female attendees. We have a variety of engaging and educational topics [...]
You might expect that a daylong conference of the Orthodox Jewish Nurses Association would be held on a Sunday. Instead, it’s scheduled for Thursday, May 19, at the Jewish Center of Teaneck. The choice to meet on a weekday is one clue to the very reason for the organization’s existence. Their inability to work on Saturdays [...]
The Orthodox Jewish Nurses Association held their first annual conference at the Teaneck Jewish Center on Thursday, May 19. The conference drew nurses primarily from the metropolitan area but others also joined from Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Florida and Indiana. Over a hundred people gathered in anticipation of what was expected to be an impressive lineup of [...]