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Posted on: January 28th, 2009

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In my case, the answer to the above question is, "Yes, too much pressure (in my case blood pressure) led me to indulge in not so smart (actually stupid) "avoidance" behavior.

 

Posted on: January 28th, 2009

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Since the end of the Shoah there has been a debate of what to do with the various death camps in Poland. Today more then 60 years after the end of the Holocaust the debate continues.

 

Posted on: January 21st, 2009

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A well spouse often has so many roles and responsibilities that even those closest to her don't always see them all.

 

Posted on: January 14th, 2009

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Recently, in a doctor's office, I picked up an article written in 2006 that extolled the supports given to airplane travelers needing assistance when they fly.

 

Posted on: January 14th, 2009

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Polish writer Henryk Halkowski, z"l, one of Poland's most notable contemporary Jewish personalities, died suddenly on January 1, just days after celebrating his 57th birthday.

 

Posted on: January 14th, 2009

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For me, the moments before sundown every Friday evening are like a "mini" Yom Kipper.

 

Posted on: January 7th, 2009

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Last week I wrote that what we say to others, and the way we say it, might evoke emotions in our listeners that may or may not be what we intend.

 

Posted on: January 7th, 2009

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With all the missiles and rockets being fired at Israel from the Gaza Strip by Hamas and the retaliatory bombing of Hamas targets by Israel there has been a very large rise in anti-Israel demonstrations around the world.

 

Posted on: January 7th, 2009

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With all the missiles and rockets being fired at Israel from the Gaza Strip by Hamas and the retaliatory bombing of Hamas targets by Israel there has been a very large rise in anti-Israel demonstrations around the world.

Lilly and Ludwig Friedman on their wedding day, Jan. 27, 1946.
 

Posted on: January 2nd, 2009

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Lilly Friedman doesn’t remember the last name of the woman who designed and sewed the wedding gown she wore when she walked down the aisle over 60 years ago. But the grandmother of seven does recall that when she first told her fiancé Ludwig that she had always dreamed of being married in a white gown he realized he had his work cut out for him.

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Posted on: December 31st, 2008

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Last month's column sketched the life of Judah Touro (1775-1854), who became immensely wealthy after his move to New Orleans in 1802, using his fortune to support many causes and individuals.

 

Posted on: December 31st, 2008

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Poland's capital recently marked the completion of a massive restoration project that marks the borders of the former Jewish Ghetto that was walled in by Nazis occupiers during World War II.

 

Posted on: December 31st, 2008

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Poland's capital recently marked the completion of a massive restoration project that marks the borders of the former Jewish Ghetto that was walled in by Nazis occupiers during World War II.

 

Posted on: December 31st, 2008

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A simple sentence is not so simple. It evokes emotions that may or may not be what we intended.

 

Posted on: December 24th, 2008

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Elaine was a well spouse of 45 with three almost-adult children when a life-long dream was fulfilled.

 

Posted on: December 24th, 2008

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On Sunday night, the first night of Chanukah, the President of Poland, Lech Kaczynski, went to the Nozyk Synagogue in Warsaw.

 

Posted on: December 24th, 2008

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On Sunday night, the first night of Chanukah, the President of Poland, Lech Kaczynski, went to the Nozyk Synagogue in Warsaw.

 

Posted on: December 17th, 2008

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The brothers of Yosef referred to him as the "The Dreamer" (Bereishis 37:19). And, while the brothers seemed to have used the title in a disparaging manner, Yosef's life was, in fact, inextricably tied to dreams.

 

Posted on: December 17th, 2008

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Last week I wrote about the inability for two well spouses in different circumstances to handle an illness crisis in the same way.

 

Posted on: December 17th, 2008

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I recently became a bubbe again with the birth of a granddaughter, Kayla Elisheva.

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