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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
NYU Latest Site of Anti-Israel Mock Eviction Notices

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Tzipi Livni: I Won’t Quit

April 25, 2014 - 1:20 AM
 
Israel to Host ATP Men’s Tennis Tournament

April 25, 2014 - 12:57 AM
 
Starbucks-SodaStream Link Would Help Destroy BDS

April 25, 2014 - 12:48 AM
 
Israeli Security Cabinet Unanimously Rejects Negotiations with Hamas

April 24, 2014 - 11:31 PM
 
Ukraine Frees US-Israeli Journalist Ostrovsky (Video)

April 24, 2014 - 10:09 PM
 
Northeastern U. Reinstates Students for Justice in Palestine Group

April 24, 2014 - 8:33 PM
 
Breaking: HAS Visa Points Now Worthless for El Al Flights

April 24, 2014 - 8:17 PM
 
Ellen Degeneres Gives SodaStream as Earth Day Prize

April 24, 2014 - 7:55 PM
 
Turkey Backs Fatah-Hamas Unity Deal

April 24, 2014 - 7:52 PM
 
Synagogue Worshippers in London Save Family from Burning Car

April 24, 2014 - 6:35 PM
 
Youngest Holocaust Survivor from Schindler’s List Tells her Story

April 24, 2014 - 6:08 PM
 
Brave Israel Police Stand Guard at Empty Yeshiva to Stop Violence

April 24, 2014 - 5:21 PM
 
Gaza Terrorists Firing at Southern Israel, Again

April 24, 2014 - 2:10 PM
 
ADL Warns Missionary Group is Using Holocaust – Again – to Lure Jews

April 24, 2014 - 1:51 PM
 
Russia Accuses West of Starting Ukraine Crisis

April 24, 2014 - 1:16 PM
 
Tunisia Leader Facing Flack Over Jewish Pilgrimage to El Ghriba

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European Jews Ask EU Not to Recognize PA Unity Gov’t

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America Joins Israel in Canceling Talks with PA

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J Street Seeking a Seat at the Conference

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Finding Yourself In Someone’s Shoes… Or Wheels

Posted on: June 14th, 2006

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Mina was married for over 36 years.

 

Testimonials – An Acceptance Speech

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.

 

The Pope Comes A Calling

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.

 

Testimonials – A Daughter Speaks

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.

 

Private Restitution Proposal Possible

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.

 

Testimonials – A Husband Speaks

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.

 

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

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.

 

The Old Shtetl Szczuczyn

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.

 

Mishnitz, Myszyniec

Posted on: May 10th, 2006

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

 

I Don’t Think You Want My Business!

Posted on: May 10th, 2006

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

 

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words (Part 5)

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.

 

News From Poland

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.

 

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words (Part 4)

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.

 

Remembering The Warsaw Ghetto

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.

 

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words (Part 3)

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.

 

Polish Chasidic Student Returns to Poland For Pesach

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.

 

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words (Part 2)

Posted on: April 12th, 2006

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

 

The Old Shtetl Zakroczym

Posted on: April 12th, 2006

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

 

The Old Shtetl Kiernozia

Posted on: April 5th, 2006

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

 

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words (Part 1)

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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