Features

Taking Patients for a Ride, $915 Per Mile

By MELISSA BAILEY and HEIDI de MARCO (Kaiser Health News /TNS) – Ambulance trips can leave you with surprising — and very expensive — bills. One patient got a $3,606…

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Still Marching to the Old Tunes of Anti-Semitism

  A Polish journalist interviews several experts and locals for Hamodia, in the aftermath of the horrifying Independence Day March.   BY NISSAN ZUR The scene on Shabbos afternoon, November…

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Hospitals Are Feeling the Pain of Doctor Burnout

Dr. Brian Halloran, a vascular surgeon at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, starts planning his garden long before spring arrives in southeast Michigan. His tiny plot, located in the shadow…

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Fragments of a Glorious History

By Devorah Klein Discovering Iraqi Mesorah: Reflections on an Exhibit Fragments of a sefer Torah, open to Parashas Lech Lecha, a Gemara Maseches Yoma, a large sefer Tehillim — at…

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How Free Legal Help Can Minimize Homelessness

By Teresa Wiltz (Stateline.org) – In much of the country, more and more renters are devoting larger and larger portions of their income to rent. For low-income families, this can…

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Spanish Uncivil War

Catalonia: Secession or Concession? “VIVA ESPAÑA!” ECHOED THROUGH PLAÇA DE CATALUNYA IN THE CENTER OF BARCELONA, SPAIN, LAST WEEK, AS HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS TOOK TO THE STREETS, RALLYING IN FAVOR…

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Interview with Mayor Bill de Blasio

Mayor Bill de Blasio faces his first reelection as one of the strongest incumbents in a generation. Leveraging his leftist populism with a man-of-the-people persona, the first Democratic mayor of…

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Will a Born Leader Buck the Tide of Hate in Austria?

By Rifka Junger The euphoria that erupted at the headquarters of Austria’s conservative party, ÖVP, as well as at the offices of the far-right FPÖ freedom party, moments after the…

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A Crusading Lawyer’s Battle for Restitution

Brian Kramer, an attorney in Boca Raton, Florida, conducts a practice that focuses on winning restitution for Holocaust survivors and their families. Increasingly, he has focused on property claims in…

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Ritalin: Time to Pay Attention

In Israel, Ritalin dependence moves from the classroom to the office. by Dror Halavy Israel has often been called a “little America,” but that isn’t always for the best. Just…

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