Jewish Journal

Francesca Lunzer Kritz

  • Groups offer hope and support for advanced breast cancer patients

    October 4, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Ever since Elizabeth Edwards, wife of Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards, announced that her breast cancer had recurred and was treatable, but not curable, breast cancer organizations have been fielding questions from women -- both from cancer patients and from women...
  • Party planning in the Holy Land is just a mouse click away

    September 27, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Planning a bar mitzvah in Israel? The Israeli Ministry of Tourism has just posted a Web site to help you get started: www.bar-mitzvah.org.il. For party purposes, the site is Jerusalem-centric, but it does offer links to fun things to do outside the city.

    Considering the daunting task...

  • Jewish Law and RU-486

    October 26, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    How do Jews and how does Judaism view the recent approval of Mifeprex, a drug combination that can replace surgical abortion in many women?

    Well, that depends on whom you ask.

    Mifeprex, popularly call RU-486, can be used to terminate pregnancies for up to 49 days, counting from the...