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ReJEWvenating in Crown Heights

Leah Lightman
Chani Wolowik, the indefatigable Shlucha from Chabad of the Five Towns, had posted on her WhatsApp status the week before a women-only trip to see the late Rebbe’s home, office, archives, and more in Crown...
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Winter Break - Are You Ready?

Hylton I Lightman MD DCH(SA) FAAP As I write, our teenagers are engaged in midterms and the younger ones are chomping for a break.  All are hanging onto to the sliver of the proverbial sunrise on the horizon called winter break or Yeshiva…

Call a Doctor a Dr.

IT’S ALL IN A NAME Hylton I Lightman MD DCH (SA) FAAP I’ve been thinking about this article for a while.  Actually, I’ve wanted to write about it for a long time.  It bothers me. “It” is calling me by my first name. It’s…
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Self Care for Moms is a Non-Negotiable

Moms taking care of themselves:  A necessity if there ever was one  Hylton I Lightman, MD, DCH (SA), FAAP Here’s a truism. It’s so darn hard at times to keep your cool as a parent.  There’s no surprise here.  Our families…
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Jumping Rope is Good for Kids and Great for the Heart

Children learn physical activities like rope-jumping to help improve their strength, gain confidence, build stamina and extend their physical abilities in other activities. Healthy Kids talks about the importance of exercise for children as…