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How a Nurse Who Gives Last Rites Spends His Sundays

2020-05-15T11:57:59-04:00

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. [...]

How a Nurse Who Gives Last Rites Spends His Sundays2020-05-15T11:57:59-04:00

The Real Reasons We Are Heroes

2020-05-12T11:20:47-04:00

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 [...]

The Real Reasons We Are Heroes2020-05-12T11:20:47-04:00

‘There Are Horror Stories’ Orthodox Nurses on the Front Line Against the Coronavirus in America

2020-05-12T11:16:07-04:00

Three female nurses working in U.S. hospitals reveal how their Judaism is helping them through the most challenging time of their professional livesBy Danielle Ziri , May 06, 2020 In the break room of the small Maryland community hospital where nurse Chaya Milikowsky works, a large painting depicts a tree standing in grass against a [...]

‘There Are Horror Stories’ Orthodox Nurses on the Front Line Against the Coronavirus in America2020-05-12T11:16:07-04:00

MEET AN ORTHODOX JEWISH NURSE SUPPORTING THOUSANDS ON THE COVID-19 FRONTLINES

2020-05-05T17:51:21-04:00

May 04, 2020 By SARA LEVINE       Shevi Rosner is like many front-line health care workers around the world, who are risking their lives each day to save others during the Coronavirus pandemic. As an observant Jew, she also has the opportunity to make a Kiddush Hashem through the Orthodox Jewish Nurses Association, where she [...]

MEET AN ORTHODOX JEWISH NURSE SUPPORTING THOUSANDS ON THE COVID-19 FRONTLINES2020-05-05T17:51:21-04:00

The Frontline Battle Against Covid-19: Too Much

2020-05-01T10:05:15-04:00

By: Yaakov Shereshevsky Printed by the Jewish Press on 6 Iyyar 5780 – April 30, 2020 A month ago, I laughed about coronavirus – or as Facebook memes called it, the “WuFlu.” It was a world away, and it was never going to affect us here in the US of A. Today, I had actual, [...]

The Frontline Battle Against Covid-19: Too Much2020-05-01T10:05:15-04:00

The Frontline Battle Against Covid-19: Just Breathe

2020-05-01T10:06:36-04:00

Editor’s note: In the coming weeks, The Jewish Press will run dispatches from nurses affiliated with the OJNA (Orthodox Jewish Nurses Association) who have been heroically caring for Covid-19 patients. By: Emily, BSN RN Printed by the Jewish Press on 29 Nisan 5780 – April 23, 2020   I walk through the double glass doors, [...]

The Frontline Battle Against Covid-19: Just Breathe2020-05-01T10:06:36-04:00

American Nurses Association Announces the Orthodox Jewish Nurses Association as its Newest Organizational Affiliate

2019-12-17T12:10:52-05:00

December 2019 The American Nurses Association (ANA) welcomes the Orthodox Jewish Nurses Association (OJNA) as the latest addition to its list of organizational affiliates. This will bring the total number of ANA’s partner organizations to 38. OJNA is an organization that aims to address professional issues related to Orthodox Jewish nurses and to serve the [...]

American Nurses Association Announces the Orthodox Jewish Nurses Association as its Newest Organizational Affiliate2019-12-17T12:10:52-05:00

Measles are at Your Doorstep, But So Are We

2019-04-09T13:28:05-04:00

At the end of last year, buried in a popular Google group for orthodox women in the Baltimore community, was a post informing women of an upcoming teleconference by the Akeres Habayis hotline about the measles. Adena Friedman Cohen, a school nurse from Baltimore, called in and was appalled at the misinformation being presented to concerned [...]

Measles are at Your Doorstep, But So Are We2019-04-09T13:28:05-04:00

These Amazing Orthodox Nurses Are Fighting Measles in Their Community

2019-04-09T13:26:06-04:00

Back in 2000, physicians and parents sighed with relief, as measles was considered eradicated in the U.S. But that relief, unfortunately, was premature — the U.S. is currently experiencing what is likely the second-biggest outbreak of the virus since that time. So far this year, between January 1 and March 29, 387 cases of measles have been confirmed in [...]

These Amazing Orthodox Nurses Are Fighting Measles in Their Community2019-04-09T13:26:06-04:00

Why Orthodox communities are at the center of a measles outbreak

2019-04-01T01:02:16-04:00

MARCH 29, 2019   (JTA) — Rabbi Mordechai Shain isn’t sure about vaccines. Almost all of the 400 kids in the school he runs, from 3 months old to eighth-grade teens, are vaccinated. About eight or 10 are not. But he’s skeptical that immunization works at all. “My doctor in shul says everyone should take [...]

Why Orthodox communities are at the center of a measles outbreak2019-04-01T01:02:16-04:00
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