Entries by TFC Team

FLORIDA, WINTER BREAK AND ZIKA

I would have never thought that after writing about Zika several months ago, concern about Zika would still be the rage. With Chanukkah and winter breaks looming, the telephone calls from patients requesting guidance are coming in daily, fast and furious. Here’s some information that may help you with planning trips to the Sunshine state. […]

REFLECTIONS ON KRISTALLNACHT

I cannot let this week pass without discussing Kristallnacht or the “Night of the Broken Glass.” This column is for my children and grandchildren, so that they know and will never forget. Annihilating the Jewish people throughout the world outranked anything else on Adolph Hitler’s agenda. Soon after he was elected Germany’s Chancellor in 1933, […]

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ZIKA REARS ITS UGLY HEAD

We were warned it was going to happen. We witnessed it emerging in other countries. And now, unfortunately, it has reared its ugly head right here in New York City. It was announced last Friday that the first baby infected with the dreaded Zika virus has been born in New York City. The accompanying concern […]

Swimming Against the Current

Enjoying the recent July 4th weekend, my wife and I talked with our children about Operation Thunderbolt, or as it was subsequently renamed, Operation Yonatan. We shared with our kids the incredible pride and special joy of waking up forty years earlier on the morning of July 4, 1976, to the news that commandoes of […]