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We Can’t Always Emulate Those Who Appear Perfect

26 Adar II 5768 – April 2, 2008
I recently attended a conference on a particular type of chronic illness that I knew little about.

Purim In Warsaw

Purim is major event throughout Poland. Many marginal Jews bring their whole families to the synagogue for the festive reading of the Megillah.

Self-Messages: The Need To Reframe

19 Adar II 5768 – March 26, 2008
Crossing boarders always makes me nervous. Even though I do nothing wrong and always declare what I am carrying, I still feel unhinged.

Anti-Semitic Incidents In Poland

People are on edge when it comes to the topic of anti-Semitic occurrences in Poland.

Yeshiva Derech HaTorah, Brooklyn

Question: What's your favorite Jewish holiday?

Forty Years Since March Of ’68

12 Adar II 5768 – March 19, 2008
Throughout Jewish history there have been many defining moments.

The Difference Between Curiosity And Pain (Part 2: An Alternative)

Many years ago my mother had heart surgery. The procedure was relatively new then.

Special Purimshpiel Edition

Question: What will you dress up as this Purim?

Kingsway Jewish Center, Brooklyn

5 Adar II 5768 – March 12, 2008
Question: Is capital punishment "cruel and unusual"?

Desecration At The Ohel Of Rabbi Elimelech Of Lejask

It was only last week that thousands of Chassidim went to Lejask (Lizhensk) in order to commemorate the 222nd yahrzeit of the tzaddik, Noam Elimelech of Lejask (1717-1786).

Letting Our Adult Children Be Adults

28 Adar I 5768 – March 5, 2008
As parents, it is our job to help our children develop and grow into adulthood in small steps.

Agudat HaRabonim Of Poland Re-established After 70 Years

An event, thought to be impossible after the Shoah, took place in Lodz.

Ateret Avot Adult Living Facility, Brooklyn

21 Adar I 5768 – February 27, 2008
Question: Which 20th century leader did you admire most?

The Need To Acknowledge Death: An Adult Child’s Perspective

I met an adult child, whose father had been chronically ill from the time she was three years old.

Jewish Community Contacts

Over the past few weeks, I have been sharing contact information about various secular organizations in Poland.

The Need To Acknowledge Death

14 Adar I 5768 – February 20, 2008
When my mother-in-law was dying of cancer, the family came from all over to be with her that summer before her death.

Polish Center For Holocaust Research (Conclusion)

In order to emphasize the magnitude of the Holocaust and genocide, Director of the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology: Polish Academy of Sciences, Professor Henryk Domanski, created the Polish Center for Holocaust Research, on July 2 2003.

Why Do We Give Gifts?

7 Adar I 5768 – February 13, 2008
Dear Ann, I am a well spouse on a fixed and limited income. My neighbor's son, who is friendly with my son, invited himself over for latkes the first night of Chanukah.

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