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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
Prominent American Rabbi Forced Down from Temple Mount After Violent Arab Riots

April 20, 2014 - 2:27 PM
 
Ukrainian Synagogue Firebombed (Video)

April 20, 2014 - 2:05 PM
 
Hikers Find Human Skull and Bones in Gush Etzion Cave

April 20, 2014 - 8:28 AM
 
U.S., Israel Teaming to Push Israel into Visa Waiver Program

April 18, 2014 - 5:25 PM
 
Report: Lebanese man admits to targeting Israelis in Thailand

April 18, 2014 - 5:22 PM
 
Syrian Jets Strike Targets on Ramat HaGolan

April 18, 2014 - 4:14 PM
 
Chelsea Clinton Pregnant with Non-Jewish Child

April 18, 2014 - 10:58 AM
 
Police Limit Arab Visitors to Temple Mount

April 18, 2014 - 10:18 AM
 
No Gov’t Majority for Pollard-Talks Deal

April 18, 2014 - 10:11 AM
 
Shas Party Appoints New Spiritual Leader

April 18, 2014 - 9:50 AM
 
‘Jews Must Register’ Flyer in Ukraine an Echo of Babi Yar

April 18, 2014 - 2:19 AM
 
Florida Teen Stabbed in High School Gym

April 17, 2014 - 9:31 PM
 
4 Wounded in Gush Etzion Road Terror Attack

April 17, 2014 - 1:01 PM
 
Arab Violence Closes Temple Mount to Visitors Again

April 17, 2014 - 12:26 PM
 
Jews Ordered to ‘Register’ in Donetsk, Ukraine

April 17, 2014 - 11:41 AM
 
Indyk Returns to Raise the Dead (Israel-PA Talks)

April 17, 2014 - 10:14 AM
 
Funeral of Baruch Mizrachi (Photo Essay)

April 16, 2014 - 11:39 PM
 
Tunisian Jew Stabbed in Djerba

April 16, 2014 - 8:50 PM
 
Israeli Hi-Tech Opens Branch in Nanjing

April 16, 2014 - 1:45 PM
 
Preparations Completed for Priestly Blessing from Jerusalem

April 16, 2014 - 12:48 PM
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Death, Life And Hope

Posted on: September 25th, 2007

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It is Sunday, the day after Yom Kippur and everyone you speak to says, "Thank G-d it's over."

 

Toxic People, A Last Comment

Posted on: September 19th, 2007

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My five-part series on toxic people brought an avalanche of responses the likes of which I have not seen in my four years of writing this column.

 

Po-Lin

Posted on: September 19th, 2007

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Before Rosh Hashanah - Yom Kippur, it is customary to pray at the graves of one's parents.

 

Shidduch Sadness (Part II)

Posted on: September 11th, 2007

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In my previous column I wrote about older singles who were undermining their chance at getting married by letting others make decisions for them on as to whether to date a proposed shidduch or not.

 

A Year In Poland

Posted on: September 11th, 2007

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For many, Polish Jewry is a misnomer; they (even those that come to visit) think that there is no longer any Jewish life, that it was all killed in the Holocaust. In the past year, I have been privileged to see just how much life there is in Poland.

 

An Apology

Posted on: September 11th, 2007

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Dear Ann, I got a lot out of your article on line, relating to how to deal with a toxic person...

 

The Jews Of Martinique And Guadeloupe

Posted on: September 5th, 2007

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"The Jewish history of Martinique and Guadeloupe is relatively short, spanning only about 60 years.

 

Bensonhurst, Brooklyn

Posted on: September 5th, 2007

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Question: Are the constant increases in yeshiva tuition justified? Can anything be done to alleviate the financial pressure on parents?

 

Understanding And Empathizing With Challenging Behavior

Posted on: September 5th, 2007

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Rona came to town to visit family and friends. She looked forward to reconnecting after years of living so far away. She had made sure her chronically ill spouse was well cared for at home while she had a much-needed break from care giving.

 

Day Of Remembrance In Lodz

Posted on: September 5th, 2007

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A Day of Remembrance for the Jews of the Lodz Ghetto was recently held in the city.

 

Toxic People: What They Teach Us (Part Five)

Posted on: August 29th, 2007

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When dealing with toxic personalities it is very important to remember some basic strategic rules that apply not only to them but can also apply to difficult people who are not toxic per se.

 

Boro Park, Brooklyn

Posted on: August 29th, 2007

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Question: Should second-generation Holocaust survivors (children of survivors)receive reparations from Germany?

 

More Shidduch Sadness

Posted on: August 29th, 2007

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This past week I was told two shidduch stories that made me sad and mad at the same time - because it is infuriating and tragic when people sabotage themselves or let others do so to them.

 

Remembrance Day In Piotrkow

Posted on: August 29th, 2007

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This past week I had the honor of attending the Remembrance Day commemorations that took place in the Polish town of Piotrkow Trybunalski.

 

Dealing With Toxic Relatives And People (Part Four)

Posted on: August 22nd, 2007

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Dealing With Your Own Feelings

 

Special Events In Poland

Posted on: August 22nd, 2007

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This year's International Summer Yiddish Language And Culture Seminar will take place August 13 - September 2.

 

Gravesend, Brooklyn

Posted on: August 22nd, 2007

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Question: Should New York legalize medicinal marijuana?

 

Dealing With Toxic Relatives And Toxic People (Part Three)

Posted on: August 15th, 2007

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In the past two weeks I have shared two letters from well spouses who were dealing with difficult machitanim. One pair of machitanim was coming to visit for the birth of a new grandchild but insisted that their daughter in law's mother not be present at the Shabbos meals, or they would not come. The other letter dealing with difficult machatanim was from a well spouse whose daughter is soon to be married. It seemed that this well spouse and her husband could do nothing that did not offend the groom's parents.

 

Hot And Bothered: Letting The Steam Out

Posted on: August 15th, 2007

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It's the dog days of August, and between the sizzling heat, the numbing humidity, the rain and the never-ending traffic and airport delays, there is a lot to complain about people's actions.

 

Vandals Desecrate Cemetery

Posted on: August 15th, 2007

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Last week, Mr. Sigmund Rolat visited his birthplace in Poland, the city of Czestochowa. As he does on every trip, he took time out to pay his respects to the local Jewish cemetery.

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