The Mitzvah of Medicine

The Health Sciences Library has a vast array of materials on Jewish history, culture, and medicine. Rabbi Washofsky points out that “the practice of medicine is a mitvah, a fundamental religious obligation incumbent upon the Jewish people.”1

Arnold Wolf discusses five principles of Judaism on Medicine. He explains why Judaism doesn’t deal with the problem of death, like most . . . → Read More: The Mitzvah of Medicine

What’s bigger than the Super Bowl?

The Solar Eclipse!*

*According to an article from CNBC  or it just may have been the most watched eclipse ever.

Thanks to all who participated in the Solar Eclipse on Campus. It was quite a magnificent experience and we were happy to share it with you. For further interest check out the NYMC Flickr page, these . . . → Read More: What’s bigger than the Super Bowl?

Join us for the Total Eclipse of the Sun

This August 21st the United States will experience a solar eclipse for the first time in many years; the next one expected to hit NYC is 2079. The path of the Full Eclipse will just miss us, as can been seen in the map below. New York may see 50-75% of the eclipse. See Vox’s website for . . . → Read More: Join us for the Total Eclipse of the Sun

New Books: August 2017

Highlighted titles from the newest additions to the HSL Collection. You can find the print on the shelf, to the right, when entering the library. A full list of new titles can be found here or check the New Books shelf, for all new print items, by the lounge area.

A 1st Book on ECGs-2014 : For . . . → Read More: New Books: August 2017