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Irena Sendler

17 Adar 5767 – March 7, 2007
When people hear of those honored as Righteous Among The Nations by Yad Vashem, they automatically think of the most renowned, such as Oscar Schindler or Raul Wallenberg.

Long Distance Caregivers

The lure of warm weather in winter has many of us who are retired going south for the winter.

Readers Write – Part 2

10 Adar 5767 – February 28, 2007
On January 5 of this year, I wrote about a reflexologist, who used her skills to not only diagnose and heal, but also provide a caring touch for people (such as the elderly who live alone and well spouses) who can live for weeks at a time without being touched.

My Readers Write:

3 Adar 5767 – February 21, 2007
Over the last several weeks I have received many letters that have offered advice, asked for help or simply responded to one of my articles.

Midwood, Brooklyn

Question: Every year we hear about teenagers overdrinking on Purim, in some cases requiring medical attention. What can be done to combat the problem?

Rededication Of Yeshiva Chachmei Lublin in Poland (Part II)

Last week's column, mostly pictures, on the rededication of Yeshiva Chachmei Lublin, could only partially describe the joyous event.

Choosing Divorce (Part Three)

27 Shevat 5767 – February 14, 2007
I recently had a discussion with a friend. Her father was in care. On his floor was a young man with a chronic illness.

Rededication Of Yeshiva Chachmei Lublin In Poland (Part I)

It has been said that Poland is a country of ghosts and for the past 68 years, since the invasion of Poland by the Germans in 1939, there has been little to celebrate.

Choosing Divorce (Part Two)

19 Shevat 5767 – February 7, 2007
Fraidy and Chaim were married for 10 years. They were still in love. They cared for and respected each other.

Marine Park, Brooklyn

12 Shevat 5767 – January 31, 2007
Question: Have you ever visited Israel?

Choosing Divorce (Part One)

So often when I speak to well spouse support groups, and we talk about how difficult the life of a well spouse is, the topic of why we stay in the marriage comes up for discussion.

The Jews Of Portugal: Contemporary Sites And Events (Part Two)

In the first article on the Jews of Portugal, we reviewed the glorious periods of the history and depths of persecution to which Jews were subjected during the Inquisition.

Yizkor Books

With the upcoming anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, I thought it would be appropriate to write about Yizkor Books.

Willowbrook, Staten Island

6 Shevat 5767 – January 24, 2007
Question: Any practical suggestions on how to deal with the agunah situation?

Why Do They Stay?

Last week I tried to give some insight into the real existence of a well spouse.

Interesting Polish Jewish Web Sites

I am often asked, "Where do you get all the information that you write about in your weekly column?"

The Life Of A Well Spouse

27 Tevet 5767 – January 17, 2007
One question that comes up repeatedly when talking about the lives of well spouses is, "Why do they stay in the marriage?"

Survivor Park In Lodz

The city of Lodz had once been the second largest Jewish community in all of Poland.

The Importance Of A Medical List

20 Tevet 5767 – January 10, 2007
A man passes out in the street. A woman is in an accident. A senior suffers a heart attack.

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