Henry Judah Heimlich was an American thoracic surgeon widely credited as the inventor of the Heimlich maneuver, a technique of abdominal thrusts for stopping choking, described in Emergency Medicine in 1974. He was born February 3, 1920 in Wilmington, Delaware, to Mary (Epstein) and Philip Heimlich. His paternal grandparents were […]

Zehava: I obviously look different from a lot of people in our community. Before I got married, when people would try to set me up, they would often set me up with another Jew of color, without considering if we might have anything else in common. Baruch: I don’t think […]