Question: Will Sen. Obama's relationship with Rev. Wright affect your vote?
In Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, an Orthodox family is finding themselves in a battle with the hospital that is caring for their father.
Last week Irena Sendler, a true heroine, passed away.
I am writing this article as I sit in an airport waiting for a delayed plane.
People have been bitterly complaining about the rising price of gas.
Question: Israel is celebrating its 60th birthday. What does the country mean to you?
Trust is something that develops over time. As adults, we give our trust slowly, often only after testing the waters and determining that the person we trust is worthy of it or at least worthy of our chancing it.
Question: Has it been difficult adjusting to American life as a Jewish immigrant?
Last week's front page of The Jewish Press showed Crown Prince of England, Prince Charles, affixing a mezuzah to the door of a new Jewish center in Krakow, along with Rabbi Gluck, the Chief Rabbi Of Galicia and Rabbi Schudrich, the Chief Rabbi Of Poland.
Between 1881 and 1924 approximately two million Jews immigrated to the United States, primarily from Eastern Europe and Russia.
Most Pesach observers - after a week of overdosing on matzah and potatoes - in a myriad of manifestations look forward to when Passover has, well, passed over.
Normalcy is relative. It is what you become used to. The more frequently something occurs, the more we see it as normal.
Most memoirs written by former Jewish citizens of Poland talk in detail of the Shoah, such as the book I wrote about last week, The Zoo Keeper's Wife.
In my interviews with well spouses, the theme of being caged in a box of expectations has repeated itself often.
Every year there seems to be a new bestseller with a Holocaust theme that reveals a new story of heroism in the most horrible of times.
Our communities, unfortunately, are faced with many crises in today's world.
"We were slaves down in Egypt," The young, cheerful mother said, As she knelt on the floor And swept under the bed.
In what has been one of the major memorial events in Poland commemorating WWII, Warsaw saw a gathering of world leaders this week at the 65th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
I'm not quite ready yet to shut the door on Purim. Perhaps it's my way of avoiding dealing with Pesach, and the physical and emotional effort that comes with it.
Coming home to a full answering machine of questions and calls, many insisting that you call back immediately to fill them in during a crisis, is the last thing anyone wants to face.
On March 13 representatives of The Museum Of The History Of Polish Jews addressed the Helsinki Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe regarding the importance and aims of its institution.
Question: How has being an observant Jew in America changed since you were growing up?
I recently attended a conference on a particular type of chronic illness that I knew little about.
"More than a million Jewish immigrants landed on the shores of the United States between 1881 and 1905.
Purim is major event throughout Poland. Many marginal Jews bring their whole families to the synagogue for the festive reading of the Megillah.