Essay: Yom Hashoah Reminds Us of the Cost of Hate

On this Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, I think of the family that I never met, my grandparents Charlotte and Jacob. and my two aunts Annette and Marie. We say we must remember on this day, but I cannot. With them vanished the potential for Read More …

Op-Ed: Children Deserve Every Protection Covid-19 Vaccine Provides

Last week, I was Covid testing a young child outside my office when a woman driving by shouted at my patient’s mother.: “You might want to reconsider getting your child tested- 99.99 percent of children survive Covid!!” As shocking as that unsolicited drive-by intrusion was, Read More …

Op-Ed: It’s Past Time to Act to Eliminate Bigotry

Dozens, including Lucy Liu of the Long Island Asian American Association, State Sen. Jim Gaughran, Nassau Legislator Arnold Drucker, Rabbi Lina Zerbarini and Rebecca Sanin of the Long Island Health and Welfare Council, gathered in Huntington Sunday for a rally against bigotry against Asian Americans. It was organized by Patricia Shih and Dr. Eve Krief. Read More …

Op-Ed: Leaders Must Denounce the Hate We Are Seeing

Like so many of us, I have spent the past several days trying to come to terms with what we witnessed take place at our nation’s Capitol. When I was a very young little girl my mother spoke to me of losing both her parents Read More …

Covid-19 Vaccine: A Pediatrician Answers Your Questions

If you are anything like me, you got emotional and even moved to tears while watching the rollout of the Covid vaccine to healthcare workers. I personally look forward to the day when I will be offered the opportunity to receive the vaccine. While most Read More …