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  • Osteopaths changing the face of health care

    August 8, 2012 | 2:08 pm

    If you’re like most health consumers, you probably don’t know what osteopaths are, let alone what sort of medicine they practice. However, osteopathic doctors (DOs) and schools of osteopathic medicine are playing a little known but critical role in stemming the nation’s need for...

  • Washington letter to go back on display

    May 10, 2012 | 12:57 pm

    A 1790 letter by George Washington decrying bigotry to a synagogue in Rhode Island will go back on public display for the first time in a decade.

    In the letter to the Hebrew Congregation in Newport, Washington said that America would give “to bigotry no sanction, to persecution no...

  • Touro College offers West Coast alternative

    October 31, 2008 | 6:04 pm

    By the time Touro College opened in Los Angeles in 2005, five of Esther Lowy's eight children had already left for college on the East Coast -- and stayed there.

    Today, her two youngest attend Touro College Los Angeles.

    As the first dean of the school, which is a branch of the...

  • A light unto the Nation (inside the historic Touro Synagogue)

    June 5, 2008 | 2:29 pm

    The Maccabees' legendary oil may have burned for eight days and nights, but at the Touro Synagogue in Newport, R.I., the low-wattage bulb in the ner tamid has lasted more than a century, ever since the building was first electrified in the 1880s.

    Built nearly 250 years ago, Touro --...