Nachum Segal hosted Shevi Rosner, MSN RN-C, President of The Orthodox Jewish Nurses Association (OJNA), to discuss their upcoming Medical Halacha Webinar Series and more. Click here to listen to the audio recording.
Dispatches from the health care front Orthodox nursing director: ‘Chesed is who we are’ Thu, Dec 17, 2020 According to Pirkei Avot, the world stands on three things: Torah, prayer and doing acts of chesed. Defining “chesed” in English is slippery. There’s a biblical context to the meaning that refers to expected relationships and conduct [...]
Toby Bressler, PhD, RN, OCN, has been selected to be inducted as a Fellow into the Academy of Nursing on October 31, 2020. The inductees will be recognized for their significant contributions to health and health care at the Academy’s annual Transforming Health, Driving Policy Conference, taking place virtually October 29 -31, 2020. Induction into [...]
Raina Leon Named to Chicago’s Ninth Annual Jewish “36 Under 36” List July 14, 2020 CHICAGO – Raina Leon, 26, Chicago Chair of Orthodox Jewish Nurses Association, has been named to the Ninth annual “Double Chai in the Chi: 36 Under 36” list of young Jewish movers and shakers in Chicago who are making major [...]
By: Robert Davis Printed in The Jewish Press on 28 Iyyar 5780 – May 21, 2020 Working as a nurse manager, I have had many challenges and trying moments throughout my career. I wear many different hats: nurse, EMT, fire fighter, professor, husband, and father. I am blessed that I have always been able [...]
by Chaya Milikowsky Printed in The Jewish Press on 20 Iyyar 5780 – May 13, 2020 They don’t believe me when I say they need to be intubated, and soon. Their blood oxygen levels are dropping to dangerous levels in spite of maximum non-invasive support, and yet they often feel okay. They are scared of [...]
May 2020 View letter submitted to President Trump here.
May 08, 2020 Chaya Milikowsky, MS '10, AG/ACNP In addition to working as a Nurse Practitioner in the ICU at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center in Olney, Maryland, I am on the board of the Orthodox Jewish Nurses Association (OJNA), an organization that aims to support the unique needs of its members and a member affiliate of [...]
By Alix Strauss May 15, 2020, The New York Times Yaakov Shereshevsky has been saying the Viduy, a Jewish prayer, for terminal Covid patients. “No one is meant to see so much death that quickly,” said Yaakov Shereshevsky, an I.C.U. nurse at N.Y.U. Langone Health, where the coronavirus outbreak has taken a heavy toll. [...]
By Naomi Kramer 13 Iyyar 5780 – May 6, 2020 All those in the medical field put themselves at risk every single day. Even before the novel coronavirus, on any given day we never knew what we were walking into. As a pediatric intensive care nurse for seven years, I have been in my fair [...]