Entries by TFC Team


The Makuya of Japan Friends of Israel

THE MAKUYA OF JAPAN:  FRIENDS OF ISRAEL Leah R. Lightman Davening Kabbalos Shabbos at the Kosel two weeks ago on a Friday evening, I became distracted.  Standing behind me was a woman singing ever so softly in a sweet melodious voice in an unfamiliar language.  Every ten or so words, one heard “Jerusalem.”  Once my […]

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Blood Pressure New Guidelines – What This Means for Your Child and You

THE PRESSURE IS ON  Hylton I Lightman, MD, DCH (SA), FAAP This week’s news announced by the American Heart Association and the American Cardiology Association has eclipsed almost everything in the world, especially the world of medicine. The News: Any adult with blood pressure (BP) higher than 130/80 will be considered to have hypertension, or […]