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Po-Lin

While most of Europe is critical of Israel's war against Hizbullah, the country that most Jews think of being the most anti-Semitic is hosting a group of Israeli youth from northern Israel to ease their trauma.

Logical Consequences And The Chronically Ill

Last week I tried to explain a discipline technique called "Logical Consequence".

The Old Shtetl Rymanow (Part II)

Last week I wrote about Rabbi Avraham Reich, a decendent of Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Rymanow.

Following Your Dreams: Some Different Perspectives

I have had many responses to the article highlighting the dilemma that occurs when couples remarry in their senior years and want to pursue their dreams and move to Israel.

The Old Shtetl Rymanow (Part I)

While the Ukraine was the birth place of the Chassidic movement, Poland and especially the Galicia area soon became the hub for most Chassidic activity after only two generations.

Logical Consequences

One of the many forms of discipline that is used in both homes and schools that is very effective is known as "logical consequences".

The Old Shtetl Gostynin

The town of Gostynin is located 14 miles southwest of the city of Plock and approximately 60 miles northwest of Warsaw.

Follow Your Dreams: The Responses of Parents

I recently wrote an article about older adults who are single (either widowed or divorced) and who have grown children with their own young families.

Follow Your Dreams; The Responses Of Children

I recently wrote an article about older adults who are single, whether widowed or divorced, who have grown children with their own young families.

Krakow Jewish Festival

Last week saw the greatest modern (post-Holocaust) celebration of Jewish culture in Europe at the Krakow Jewish Cultural Festival.

Pursuing Your Dreams – The Money Issue and Other Problems

Like my previous story of Irv and Chaya, Seymour and P'nina were both beginning second marriages and they too had grown children who were married and had children of their own.

Pultusk

Located just north of Warsaw on the Narew River, Pultusk is a small rural town described as being located on an island in the middle of a river.

Pursuing Your Dreams. Is There An Age Limit?

Moshe, in N.Y., gets a call from his father in Chicago. "Son, I can't take it any more. I'm divorcing your mother. I've had enough. It's over."

Remembering The Kielce Pogrom

July 4th is an important date in history. In the United States it is a day to celebrate independence from England.

A Story Of A Rabbi And Assumptions

I recently heard a story about a city rav, who was at a simcha. During the meal, there were two brands of milk on the table.

Myszyniec, Ostroleka

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Abe Schwartz of Detroit.

Testimonials – An Acceptance Speech

For the last two weeks I have tried to give you a different perspective of a caregiver.

The Pope Comes A Calling

Last week Pope Benedict XVI went to Poland to honor his predecessor, Pope John Paul II.

Testimonials – A Daughter Speaks

Last week I shared a chronically ill husband's nomination of his wife for a Caregivers Award.

Private Restitution Proposal Possible

The issue of restitution for private property owned by Jews in Poland has long been a sore spot for many Jews of Polish origin.

Testimonials – A Husband Speaks

Recognition of well spouses has come a long way since I first began writing about them.

If You Want My Business, Don’t Make It So Hard

Last week I told Francis' story of how she helped convince a car dealership to put in a permanent ramp and keep it accessible.

The Old Shtetl Szczuczyn

The first mention of Szczuczyn, located in northeastern Poland, was in 1466 when it was mentioned in documents as a village that belonged to private owners.

Mishnitz, Myszyniec

Recently I received a letter with an inquiry about the town of Mishnitz.

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