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Auschwitz Museum Seeks World Funding

12 Av 5768 – August 13, 2008
The museum at the Auschwitz death camp is warning that its historic buildings will collapse without funding from world governments.

When What You Can Do Changes (Part I)

5 Av 5768 – August 6, 2008
As time moves on, and we get older, what we can do changes.

Some Financial Help From Social Security

27 Tammuz 5768 – July 30, 2008
I have written several articles, in the past years, about the Well Spouse Foundation. I became a member of this organization decades ago.

Radom, Poland

During the construction work carried out in the city of Radom workers found a number of richly polychromatic (multi-colored) matzevot (tombstones) beneath the ground.

On The Topic Of Weight: Some Suggestions

20 Tammuz 5768 – July 23, 2008
Thank you for your letters. I received so many letters on this topic asking me what a person can do to help, if mentioning weight is counterproductive.

Krakow Jewish Festival

The Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow is one of the most important and largest events of its kind in the world.

Further And Final Comments and Observations on the Topic of Weight

13 Tammuz 5768 – July 16, 2008
I have spent the last few articles discussing what, I have come to believe, are abusive comments made to overweight people in the guise of caring and acceptability.

Special Summershpiel Edition

Question: What's on your summer reading list?

On The Topic of Weight – My Response

6 Tammuz 5768 – July 9, 2008
Last week I shared a letter from a gentleman who felt it was appropriate to comment on people's weight.

Restoration Of Poznan Cemetery

A few weeks ago I wrote about the ceremony in Poznan, rededicating the Jewish cemetery, in which the famous Rabbi Akiva Eiger is interred.

On The Topic Of Weight – A Different Opinion

29 Sivan 5768 – July 2, 2008
Dear Ms. Novick: There once was a time when I sincerely believed that I was open-minded regarding people who are overweight.

Dealing With The Inappropriate Comments (On the Topic of Weight)

22 Sivan 5768 – June 25, 2008
In the past weeks I gave several examples of comments made to friends about their being overweight.


Of all the formerly large Jewish communities in Poland, Lodz is one of the best organized today.

Overeating And The Well Spouse, A Reaction

15 Sivan 5768 – June 18, 2008
Dear Ann, I have been following your articles on being overweight and wanted to tell you my beef (double entendre intended).

Restoration Of Poznan Cemetery

During my trip to Poland last year, I witnessed the restoration project underway in the city of Poznan.

Touro College, 13th Ave., Brooklyn

Question: Have you encountered any hostility from family or friends for attending college?

Why Do They Make Comments? (Anecdotes on the Topic of Weight) Part III

9 Sivan 5768 – June 12, 2008
A well spouse, Sheila, came to a simcha. She spent an inordinate amount of time making all the arrangements for her sick husband so she could attend.

Mill Basin, Brooklyn

Question: How have rising prices affected your buying decisions?

Preserving Jewish Cemeteries In Poland

1 Sivan 5768 – June 4, 2008
Every spring and summer, there is renewed activity throughout Poland regarding the preservation of Jewish cemeteries.

Israel Day Parade, Manhattan

Question: How would you rate this year's turnout?

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