Question: For whom will you be voting in next month's presidential election?
Last week I discussed whether a close friend has a right to expect to know everything that is going on in our lives in order for them to be supportive of us.
In just a few weeks we will commemorate the 70th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the day that, for many people, marks the beginning of the Shoah.
I had a very wise friend who once told me that when her kids were young, she wanted them to tell her everything that went on in their lives.
We are bombarded with requests for Tzedakah (charity) and it is our responsibility to give.
It is customary before the Yamim Noraim, the High Holy Days, to look back at the past and strive to do better the following year, through Teshuvah.
Once you have accepted that a care facility is the only way to proceed if both you and your spouse are to survive the progression of the chronic illness, and you have chosen a facility that is appropriate for your spouse, the next step is to adjust to your new role as care giver.
Question: What are your hopes and wishes for the new year?
It is our fantasy, our illusion, our wishful thinking (supported by the movie industry and our own values) that as we age or become ill, we will be cared for by our ever-smiling and patient spouses and children, surrounded by our loving, laughing, cherubic grandchildren whose sole wish is to hug and kiss us and listen to our stories.
The first national conference of non-Jewish Poles, who care for Jewish heritage sites in Poland, has just taken place.
For numerous reasons the most active time for Jewish events in Poland is the summer.
I have been writing about the need for caregivers to acknowledge the changes in themselves as their physical and mental capabilities change.
I have often written about the importance of acknowledging someone's pain and showing appreciation for what they have done for us.
Question: Whom would you like to see as the next prime minister of Israel?
Over the last three weeks I have written about caregivers needing to accept their limitations and make changes accordingly.
On Thursday August 21 an unusual ceremony took place at the Baudouina Orphanage in Warsaw, Poland.
Well spouses need to re-evaluate often their situation and how they are relating to their loved ones.
Jewish art in Poland, as in other places throughout the world, comes from two sources: art by Jews or art by gentiles about Jews.
Question: Whom would you rather see as first lady - Cindy McCain or Michelle Obama?
There was a time when I wore a message button daily. I wore it more to remind myself of the message than anyone else reading it.