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Relics and Restoration

20 Tevet 5767 – January 10, 2007
As of December 4, 2006, an exhibition recapitulating the international project, "Do Not be Afraid to Know Me" is being presented in the Opole town hall.

The Importance Of A Caring Touch

13 Tevet 5767 – January 3, 2007
Imagine for a moment what it feels like to have raised your children, lost your spouse, and all your relatives (including your immediate family) live in a different state.

The Jewish King Of Poland

Saul Wahl's story is one of the most intriguing of all the legendary stories concerning Polish Jewry.

Avenue M, Brooklyn

6 Tevet 5767 – December 27, 2006
Question: Jonathan Pollard is serving his 22nd year in prison for espionage. Do you think his actions warranted a life sentence?

Chanukah In Poland

The Polish Jewish community held its first public menorah-lighting ceremony Sunday evening, the third night of Chanukah.

Some Guidelines for Visitation (Part 4)

In the last three articles I have been sharing some ideas for visitation of the sick that were suggested to me by the chronically ill and their spouses.

Some Guidelines For Visitation (Part 3)

29 Kislev 5767 – December 20, 2006
The first two suggestions I received from people who were chronically ill, hospitalized, in nursing homes or just out of the hospital, were to keep your visits short and not ask questions or make comments that were invasive about the illness.

‘Give Me Your Children’: Voices From The Lodz Ghetto

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum opened an exhibit last week remembering the children of the Lodz Ghetto.

Some Guidelines For Visitation (Part 2)

22 Kislev 5767 – December 13, 2006
Last week, I started providing feedback on how to visit the sick or chronically ill.

Wysokie Mazowiecie

Recently the Jewish cemetery at Wysokie Mazowiecie held a ceremony marking the first stage of its restoration project.

Some Guidelines For Visitation (Part 1)

15 Kislev 5767 – December 6, 2006
We are taught that visiting the sick takes away a great deal of their pain.


8 Kislev 5767 – November 29, 2006
Question: Should Hillary Clinton run for president in 2008? Would you vote for her?

Are Cell Phones Making Our Children Dependent?

As my husband deteriorated from his chronic illness, the first thing we did was get him a cell phone.

Jewish Polish Posters At JCC

It is a little known fact in the Jewish world that Poland is famous for its artistic posters.

Manhattan Beach, Brooklyn

2 Kislev 5767 – November 22, 2006
Question: Do you celebrate Thanksgiving?

Humanizing The Nursing Home Experience

Whenever I go to nursing homes, I often wonder how the professionals see the residents.

Bringing Up The Next Generation To Care

24 Heshvan 5767 – November 15, 2006
Communication is both verbal and nonverbal. We tell our children how to behave.

Lodz Jewish Cemetery

The cemetery in Lodz is said to be one of the largest Jewish cemeteries in Europe, with about 230,000 graves.

Let Me Tell You What You Need To Do (Part Five)

17 Heshvan 5767 – November 8, 2006
In this five-part series I have tried to explain what works and what doesn't when trying to send a message of support to someone in a time of crisis.

Radegast Station Of Lodz

The name Radegast Station might not be familiar to most people.

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