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Cancer Resources

By Jewish Journal Staff

May 10, 2001 | 8:00 pm

While far from exhaustive, the following is a starting point to find cancer-oriented services. For more information about support groups or testing, contact your local synagogue or... read full article

  • Exercising the Mind

    By Ani Dumas

    May 3, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    As we enter the new millennium, fitness professionals are becoming more aware of the movement toward spiritual forms of exercise. Programs like Pilates, Yoga, Tai Chi, meditation, and body work are common in fitness clubs and community centers. To keep up with today's stressful...

  • Prostate Cancer: A View From The Trenches

    By Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    May 3, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    "You Can't Make Love If You're Dead: Curing Prostate Cancer and Keeping My Sexuality" by Leon Prochnik (Ari Press, $19.95)

    Looking back on his experience with prostate cancer, author and screenwriter Leon Prochnik realized that what he'd needed when first diagnosed was a "trench...

  • Healthy Dose of Judaism

    By Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    May 3, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Ten years ago, while in the hospital recovering from a stroke, real estate developer Irving Kalsman received visits from several rabbis who came to offer reassurance and support. Sanford Ragins, Kalsman's longtime congregational rabbi at Leo Baeck Temple, came to call, as did family...

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  • Fat and Fit

    By Rachel Louise Snyder

    May 3, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Looking at television and magazine ads these days, you'd think the surest route to health is a diet that goes something like this: an apple slice and a thimbleful of skim milk for breakfast, a carrot with a gallon of water for lunch, four grains of rice, one strawberry and a shot of...

  • Basketball and Life

    By Ari Morguelan

    May 3, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    "Be Quick -- But Don't Hurry: Finding Success in the Teachings

    of a Lifetime" by Andrew Hill with John Wooden

    (Simon & Schuster, $20)

    Andrew Hill should be considered a very lucky man. The 50-year-old Los Angeles native played basketball at UCLA in the 1970s under the auspices of...

  • Bulldog on the Ice

    By Ari Morguelan

    May 3, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Ethan Lee Fougner, a 7-year-old hockey player from Valencia, is our May Athlete of the Month.

    The call of the ice was so strong for Fougner that his mother, Lori, went into labor while attending a Los Angeles Kings third-round playoff game in May 1993.

    Fougner first took group hockey...

  • The Jewish King

    By Adam Wills

    March 22, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    In the heat of a 1991 match, a player for the Buffalo Sabers called then-Canadiens defenseman Mathieu Schneider a "Jew boy." It was the first and only time Schneider had ever experienced anything remotely anti-Semitic in the NHL.

    The comment -- an attempt to tap into Schneider's...

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