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As a couple therapist for over 40 years, I was not surprised...
Illustration: Liora Blum

As humans we crave certainty.We imagine that our lives can b...
Photo by Sylvia Zhou on Unsplash

I first learned to drive when I was a young mother. Aft...
Dr. Debra Gershov West ... on the front line

Cast your mind back to life BC – Before Coronavirus - when w...
An Israeli girl has a Zoom chat with a Chinese youngster

COVID-19 has swept through Israel and is causing havoc with ...
Sam and Fanny Lipshitz ... he succumbed to the Spanish Flu

With the current coronavirus world pandemic, many info email...

Jackie Benson_with husband Mark in Cyprus, February 2020

Cyprus, February 2020

 Written before the lock-down in Israel It's March 15, ...
Jessica in 2017, a year after her illness

The ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) team from Johannesburg arriving to save Jessica´s life

Jessica leaving the ICU after being disconnected from the respirator and ECMO

In 2016, Jessica Bachmann Dahan, who was born in Copenhagen,...
The cover of John Barry’s book The Great Influenza

Alice Wolowitz

Alice’s brother Norman Wall (left) and his nephew Melvin Wall

Alice Wolowitz’s final resting place

A granite bench in Kehilat Israel cemetery dedicated to Alice’s memory

Photos and research: Jay Wall For millions of Americans, the...
All the information that was written on the envelope


I am a regular walker and like taking a route that goes thro...
Civilization is defined by ages, or by eras. Same goes for u...

IsraAID is an Israel-based non-governmental organization tha...
Dementia has become a topic of interest of late, and a recen...

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public from th...
Fonda Dubb, walking the first day after her hip replacement with her physiotherapist, at Tel Hashomer Hospital, Nov 8, 2019

According to the organization StandWithUs, 35 percent of all...

Imagine you or a loved one is experiencing a few, or all, of...

Increasing longevity has contributed to unprecedented global...
Isaac Lipschitz and sister Adele today

Isaac and sister Adele before the transplant in 1999

My husband Henry and I were recently present at a gathering ...

It seems these days that everyone I meet is, or has been at ...
  A diagnosis of cancer is frightening enough, but...