Jasmine Marcus

DREAM COME TRUE: Michael Brown (right) got the chance to caddy for golfer Vijay Singh after winning an auction on caddyforacure.com.

Web Site Gives Golf Fans the Chance To Caddy for Charity

Last March, after placing a successful bid on the Web site caddyforacure.com, golf lover Jon Huzarsky, a senior vice president of a Manhattan investment bank, was able to spend a day caddying for professional golfer Steve Stricker at the World Golf Championships. The caddying opportunity, which Huzarsky heard about from a friend, was “by far, the greatest golf experience of my life.”

OFF LIMITS: Research shows that foods high in tyramine, such as aged cheeses, can worsen the symptoms of those with FD.

Doctors: Diet Can Help With FD

Researchers have discovered that they can help alleviate some of the symptoms of familial dysautonomia through diet.

NYU Treatment Center Gets Face Lift

The 38-year-old Dysautonomia Treatment and Evaluation Center at the New York University Medical Center has, in a few months’ time, undergone a vast expansion.

PROMOTING COEXISTENCE: Brandeis student Marnina Cowan said, ?I believe that you develop different relationships with people if you speak their own language.?

As Arabic Makes Gains on Campus, Jewish Students Sign Up

After befriending a Palestinian from Ramallah in high school, Tahl Mayer — whose parents are Israeli — decided that he wanted to study Arabic in college. “It’s very important to learn languages,” he said, “because they help bridge the gap between cultures.”

LAND-BASED: A teacher offers an enviornmental lesson, outside the traditional classroom setting

Farm School Brings Students Back to Their Roots

The Jewish Farm School is a new organization that hopes to bring Jews back to their agricultural roots by giving them a taste of what it means to grow their own food and reconnect with the soil.

Picturing Evil

After stumbling across a newspaper article about the Holocaust archives at the International Tracing Service in Bad Arolsen, Germany, Richard Ehrlich, a California-based surgeon-turned-photographer, decided that he wanted to document them. This quixotic impulse proved as difficult as one might imagine: At the time, the archives were closed to the public.