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Posted on: June 14th, 2006

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Mina was married for over 36 years.

 

Posted on: June 7th, 2006

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

 

Posted on: June 7th, 2006

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

 

Posted on: May 31st, 2006

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

 

Posted on: May 31st, 2006

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

 

Posted on: May 24th, 2006

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

 

Posted on: May 17th, 2006

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

 

Posted on: May 17th, 2006

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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.

 

Posted on: May 10th, 2006

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

 

Posted on: May 10th, 2006

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The needs of the chronically ill are many, varied and usually extremely expensive.

 

Posted on: May 3rd, 2006

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The last cartoon that came out of the discussion with the well spouse group depicted how society sees the well spouse, or should I say doesn't see him.

 

Posted on: May 3rd, 2006

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The conservative minority government of Poland's Law and Justice party has agreed to enter a coalition with two extreme-right parties.

 

Posted on: April 26th, 2006

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The next two cartoons from the well spouse group I interviewed are almost identical. One seems to me to come from society and one from chronically ill spouses themselves.

 

Posted on: April 26th, 2006

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This week the Jewish world commemorated Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, on the anniversary of the fall of the Warsaw Ghetto.

 

Posted on: April 19th, 2006

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As I continue to share the cartoons from a well spouse group I interviewed, I'd like to share one that illustrates a common bone of contention to well spouses and their partners.

 

Posted on: April 19th, 2006

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Mati Pavlack, a rabbinic student studying at Yeshiva University, returned to Poland for Pesach to help the local population prepare and celebrate the holiday.

 

Posted on: April 12th, 2006

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Last week I began to share the work of a support group.

 

Posted on: April 12th, 2006

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Jews had always been permitted to settle in Zakroczym without restriction.

 

Posted on: April 5th, 2006

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No details are available on the origins of the village of Kiernozia.

 

Posted on: April 5th, 2006

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A while ago, I was invited to a very different well-spouse support group meeting.

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