Support Migdal Ohr by purchasing letters in the Torah Scroll that will be written in honor of Rabbi Grossman’s 70th Birthday.
Posted on: June 14th, 2006
Mina was married for over 36 years.
Posted on: June 7th, 2006
For the last two weeks I have tried to give you a different perspective of a caregiver.
Last week Pope Benedict XVI went to Poland to honor his predecessor, Pope John Paul II.
Posted on: May 31st, 2006
Last week I shared a chronically ill husband's nomination of his wife for a Caregivers Award.
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
Recognition of well spouses has come a long way since I first began writing about them.
Posted on: May 17th, 2006
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 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
Recently I received a letter with an inquiry about the town of Mishnitz.
The needs of the chronically ill are many, varied and usually extremely expensive.
Posted on: May 3rd, 2006
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
Last week I began to share the work of a support group.
Jews had always been permitted to settle in Zakroczym without restriction.
Posted on: April 5th, 2006
No details are available on the origins of the village of Kiernozia.
A while ago, I was invited to a very different well-spouse support group meeting.
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